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The End Of Race Day Lasix? Two Studies Examine Effectiveness Of Dosing 24 Hours Pre-Race

In 2015, The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation sought research on Exercise Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH) and how to control the condition without race-day medication. Two research projects were selected for funding, and now results are in. Both studies, which were recently published in peer-reviewed journals, were designed to test the effect of furosemide (Lasix) under […]

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Study Investigates How Furosemide Works To Find Alternative Treatments For EIPH

Exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH) in horses (also called “bleeding”) refers to the presence of blood in the lungs of a horse after exercise. This condition has been treated primarily with furosemide, but how the diuretic works is not completely understood. A recent study has found a relationship between the medication and an enzyme in the […]

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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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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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