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‘The More Information, The Better’ For Veterinarians Trying To Keep Racehorses Safe

New regulations requiring veterinarians and trainers to file and keep medical records on a horse in training may seem like a lot of extra paperwork, but regulatory veterinarians say it makes a big difference in their ability to keep horses safe. In a video conference held as part of this year’s Welfare and Safety of […]

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California Racetrack Veterinarian To Colleagues: Don’t Fear Medication Reform

When The Stronach Group announced a slate of reforms aimed at improving equine safety and welfare last spring, there wasn’t much debate that new policies were needed, but not everyone in horse racing agreed with the list of changes. Dr. Ryan Carpenter, longtime Southern California racetrack surgeon, says that he was one of the skeptics.  […]

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Mastery Recovering Well From San Felipe Injury, To Have Screws Removed In June

The Kentucky Derby journey of Bob Baffert trainee Mastery was over almost as soon as it started when the colt pulled up shortly after winning the San Felipe in impressive fashion earlier this year. The New York Times reports Mastery is recovering well following surgery to repair a displaced condylar fracture. Veterinarian Dr. Ryan Carpenter inserted three […]

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