Study to examine combined use of Lasix, Bisphosphonates

Racehorse tied in stall.

The BloodHorse reports: Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center have planned a multidisciplinary study to explore the effects of the combined use of Lasix and bisphosphonates in racehorses. Led by Dr. Mary Robinson, assistant professor of veterinary pharmacology and director of the Equine Pharmacology Laboratory at Penn Vet's… Continue reading Study to examine combined use of Lasix, Bisphosphonates

May Races RSPCA cruelty case collapses (AU)

I do not know about you, but I am tired of veterinarians acting as paid -- or in this case unpaid -- mouthpieces to support cruelty to horses. Surely any bystander with a passing knowledge of horses, or witnessing anyone catastrophically injured, would know it is exceedingly cruel and unfeeling to move the victim. How… Continue reading May Races RSPCA cruelty case collapses (AU)