EIPH

Lost And Found Presented By Horseware: ‘Taxi’ Is All Grown Up

In 2013, readers fell in love with miracle baby Magna Fortuna, the subject of a profile we published when the gelding went into training. The son of Magna Graduate was rescued in utero when the Illinois Equine Humane Center (IEHC) pulled his dam, Silver Option, from a kill pen for $300. Gail Vacca, president and founder […]

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Catch A Glimpse ‘In Good Order’ Following Nassau Incident, Will Have Time Off

Windways Farm, Gary Barber, and Michael James Ambler’s Catch A Glimpse provided fans with quite a scare in Saturday’s G2 Nassau Stakes at Woodbine, but bloodhorse.com reports that she was doing well on Sunday morning. The daughter of City Zip was just off the pace in the one mile turf contest when, nearing the half-mile […]

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Lady Aurelia Found To Have Bled In Cheveley Park; Heads To Stonestreet For 90 Days

Stonestreet Stables’ homebred Lady Aurelia was found to have “bled” in Saturday’s Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket, which may have contributed to her tiring late in the stretch to finish third, trainer Wesley Ward told The Sun. In this case, bleeding indicates a case of Exercise Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage, diagnosed via a camera […]

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AAEP Says EIPH Research Funding Is A Top Priority

The AAEP Foundation, the fundraising arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has announced that exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH) has been targeted as one of the top priorities for research funding. In its most rudimentary understanding, EIPH refers to the presence of blood in a horse’s lung(s) after exercise. While most common in racehorses, […]

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AAEP Panel Examines Possible Research Paths For EIPH Treatment

As part of its strategic initiative to protect the health and welfare of the racehorse, the American Association of Equine Practitioners has released a list of research topics identified by an expert panel as central to the goal of understanding exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage. The identified topics will help determine future research priorities in the investigation […]

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‘Two-Year-Olds Do Bleed And In Significant Numbers:’ Data Collection In Gulfstream Lasix Study Complete

Dr. Stephen Selway of the Gulfstream Equine Surgical Clinic announced Jan. 6 that data collection for a study on Lasix in 2-year-olds at the track has been completed. The study, which Selway proposed last year, was designed to collect endoscopic examinations of 2-year-olds participating in Lasix-free races with the hope of determining the prevalence of […]

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Could Bits Be The Cause Of Sudden Death In Racehorses?

Could bits be to blame for the sudden deaths we occasionally see on the racetrack? Dr. Bob Cook, professor emeritus of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University suggests that it’s a possibility. A report in HorseTalk New Zealand detailed Cook’s history of research on the physical problems caused by bits. Cook was […]

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Churchill Downs Commits Funds To Grayson-Jockey Club EIPH Studies

Churchill Downs, Inc. (“CDI”) announced today that the Kentucky-based racetrack operator, working in partnership with the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, other leading racetrack operators and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (“AAEP”), has committed funds for studies of the administration of the diuretic Lasix in Thoroughbred race horses. Simultaneous studies on the physiology of Exercise […]

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Grayson Jockey Club Announces Funding For Two EIPH Studies

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation today announced that it has launched the funding of two projects aimed at in-depth investigation of the pathophysiology of Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH) and the effect of the medication furosemide on that condition. The American Association of Equine Practitioners’ AAEP Foundation is playing a prominent role in funding the projects, and […]

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Compounding Pharmacy, Supplier Sued For $6 Million Over Viagra Positives

Quarter horse trainer John Stinebaugh, suspended 16 years and fined $40,000 after four of his horses tested positive for the active ingredient in human erectile dysfunction drug Viagra at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico, is suing a Texas compounding pharmacy and one of its suppliers for $6 million, alleging negligence in the manufacture of a […]

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