dr. sue stover

What We Know, And What We Don’t, From 30 Years Of Racehorse Necropsies

Since the start of California’s equine necropsy program in 1990, researchers at the University of California-Davis and elsewhere have learned a lot about fatal injuries in racehorses. Data from the necropsy program has given regulators, veterinarians, and trainers pointers on the best way to manage risk factors from surface to training schedule to shoeing. Dr. […]

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Keeneland And Churchill Commit $100K Each To Equine Research Through Grayson

Keeneland and Churchill Downs Incorporated jointly announced today that the two industry icons have each committed $100,000 in contributions to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. This contribution will enable the sponsorship of two Grayson-approved projects. For the initial two years, 2019 and 2020, the funds will sponsor Dr. Sue Stover’s Grayson-funded research project, “Training Programs for Prevention of Fetlock Injury.” […]

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Bisphosphonates, Fatality Risk Factors Hot Topics At ARCI Welfare Forum

Bisphosphonates — a class of drugs that prevent the bone-density loss —might have some therapeutic value for older racehorses but speakers at the Conference on Equine Welfare and Racing Integrity warned of the potential harm caused by such treatments for young horses such yearlings and 2-year-olds.   That was among the takeaways from Wednesday’s Animal Welfare […]

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University Of Kentucky To Honor Dr. Sue Stover

Halls of Fame aren’t just for elite athletes or musicians—they are for ground-breaking researchers like Dr. Susan Stover as well. A professor of veterinary anatomy, Stover was notified this week that she has been selected for induction into the University of Kentucky Equine Research Hall of Fame. This prestigious award honors scientists who, through many […]

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