PR Special Keeneland September Sale: Questions About Video Endoscopies?

The Paulick Report is back at it for Book 2 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, with the fourth edition of its special print publication for the bellwether sale. This edition of the PR Special focuses on another hot topic on the sales grounds: the push for video endoscopy to become part of the repository […]

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Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Equistro: Does Repetitive Scoping Bother Sale Horses?

In conjunction with Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, “Ask Your Veterinarian” is a regular feature in the PR Special newsletter distributed online and at Thoroughbred sales. Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. Email us at [email protected] if you have a […]

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Ask Your Veterinarian: Interpreting Images And Endoscopy

The Paulick Report continues the Ask Your Veterinarian series this week, asking veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital your questions about sales and healthcare of racing prospects and breeding stock. QUESTION: Do you recommend a buyer get his or her own veterinarian to interpret repository images? DR. BART BARBER: I feel very strongly that […]

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I Am Thoroughbred, Hear Me Roar

A few observers at the outside rail of Churchill Downs this week have taken note of Gun Runner, the Louisiana Derby winner who can be heard long before he passes the stands. The colt’s breathing is louder than most of his competitors on any given morning, even when he’s just putting in a routine gallop, […]

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Open Wide: Researchers Develop Pill Camera To Look At Equine Intestine

Veterinary and engineering researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have teamed up to harness imaging technology to fill in a blank area in animal health—what goes on in a horse’s gut? “Whenever I talk to students about the horse abdomen, I put up a picture of a horse and put a big […]

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Canadian Researchers Capture First Images Inside An Equine Abdomen

The inside of a live horse’s stomach has never been accessible to scientists without invasive maneuvers, but a trio of scientists from the University of Saskatchewan teamed up with a horse named Mama to place a tiny camera inside a tube, capturing the journey through Mama’s nose to her abdomen. Khan Wahid, a health imaging […]

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Yearling Scopes May Not Reveal Issues During Exercise

Researchers in the United Kingdom recently conducted a study to determine whether upper airway issues detected during exercise were revealed during resting and dynamic endoscopic examinations. Scientists at the University of Glasgow’s Weipers Centre Equine Hospital fitted yearlings at a racing stable with a special bridle and saddle pad carrying an endoscope, and performed analysis […]

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