Charges have been filed against 27 individuals in the $100 billion global horse racing industry.
Caudal epidural anesthesia allows for invasive procedures while the horse is sedated in standing position without pain or discomfort.
Research is limited in this area of equine veterinary care, but one practitioner has an approach that works.
Five researchers will each receive $15,000 to continue their investigations on respiratory conditions in horses.
Clients are often quick to place blame on the new horse for introducing strangles to a herd, but veterinarians who provide appropriate client education can control the pandemonium before it begins.
Research has shown that reducing dust and mold exposure from hay may help combat inflammatory airway disease and improve performance in racehorses. We talk with researchers who are studying this problem.