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Sedation For Equine Dental Work Keeps Vets Safe

Often when a horse has dental work done, he is sedated before the procedure begins, whether hand floats or power tools are used. The use of sedation is important to keep the veterinarian and the horse safe. A thorough dental exam includes the looking at the entire oral cavity: the inner and outer surfaces of […]

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Dutrow suspended 90 days for two infractions

Trainer Richard Dutrow Jr. was suspended for two infractions totally 90 days by New York stewards. Dutrow was suspended 60 days when officials found the painkiller Butorphanol, a Class 3 medication, in the post-race sample of Fastus Cactus. Additionally, a 30-day penalty was handed down for finding hypodermic needles in his barn. The suspensions have […]

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