Kentucky horse racing passes raceday Lasix ban and more

Mongolian Groom. Sports Illustrated image. reports: The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) passed a ban Monday on the race-day administration of the drug Lasix in horses. The ban takes effect in 2020 for all 2-year-old horses and in 2021 any horse in a stakes race cannot receive the drug the day of the competition. The newly approved medication reforms… Continue reading Kentucky horse racing passes raceday Lasix ban and more

Too hot to trot and more

(CARRIAGE HORSES) The carriage horse industry is a cruel and insidious business resulting in long term abuse, injury and even death to the horses used. Carriage horse workers routinely claim they need no rules because they can self rule, that their horses are treated right, or that agreed on protective measures are already in place… Continue reading Too hot to trot and more