RESEARCHED AND WRITTEN BY JANE ALLIN The success of any racehorse is determined by genetics, training and nutrition, which ultimately impact physical traits such as speed, muscular strength and endurance. While training and nutrition no doubt contribute significantly to a racehorse’s performance, inheritance plays an equally if not greater part in influencing performance. At least,… Continue reading Gene Doping in the Equine Athlete: The New Normal in the “Art of Cheating”?
by VIVIAN FARRELL Gene doping seems to be on a lot of people's minds. Including ours. I decided to do a quick search, and I came across the following abstract from May 30, 2017: "EQUINE PERFORMANCE AND THE FUTURE OF DOPING IN HORSERACING "A horse's success on the racetrack is determined by genetics, training and… Continue reading Equine performance genes and the future of racehorse doping
Well, what could possibly be next we ask, when it comes to horse racing, cheating and drugs? We have been so busy working on racehorse doping and horse slaughter in America, we've had very little time for anything else, especially the international scene. Gene doping seems to be the latest scam. The Racing Post reported… Continue reading Gene doping of racehorses