Forgotten Side of the Salix Debate: The Calcium Connection cont’d

WRITTEN BY JANE ALLIN Drug Interactions Anyone? This takes us to an even more insidious topic; the subject of drug interactions. As we are all aware there are always precautions associated with any medications, whether that be the so-called innocuous over-the-counter variety or more potent prescription medications. How two or more drugs interact, regardless of… Continue reading Forgotten Side of the Salix Debate: The Calcium Connection cont’d

Forgotten Side of the Salix Debate: The Calcium Connection

WRITTEN BY JANE ALLIN It seems a day does not go by without some reference to drugs and breakdowns in the world of horse racing here in North America. While it is unambiguous that a drug culture permeates America’s racetracks where horses are over-medicated with the misaligned intent of keeping them on the track without… Continue reading Forgotten Side of the Salix Debate: The Calcium Connection

Drugging racehorses: Economics collide with Veterinarians’ Oath

Cross-posted from the New York Times Racing Economics Collide With Veterinarians’ Oath Horse-racing veterinarians are both doctor and drugstore; the more drugs they prescribe, the more money they make. by WALT BOGDANICH, JOE DRAPE and REBECCA R. RUIZ (Sept. 21, 2012) -- Only after Bourbon Bandit broke a leg racing last November did his owner,… Continue reading Drugging racehorses: Economics collide with Veterinarians’ Oath

Dullahan may be racing I’ll Have Another for HOY award

I really like Dullahan, and am so happy for his recent victory and third Grade I win this season. The colt now has automatic entry into the Breeders' Cup Classic. I can't remember where (probably on Twitter) but someone said that this puts Dullahan in a position to challenge Kentucky Derby (where Dullahan finished 3rd)… Continue reading Dullahan may be racing I’ll Have Another for HOY award