equine medical director

Daniel Settling In To New Role As Equine Welfare And Medical Director In Maryland

Dr. Elizabeth “Libby” Daniel, who took over as state veterinarian for the Maryland Racing Commission in January 2017, has begun her duties as Equine Welfare and Medical Director for the MRC. A 2013 review of the MRC by the state Department of Legislative Services recommended creation of the position, which was endorsed by the MTHA […]

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Help Wanted: Search is On for NY State Equine Medical Director

The search has begun to fill the position of New York State Equine Medical Director, which would oversee the health and safety of horses at all Thoroughbred and Standardbred racetracks in the state. The process is being handled jointly by the New York State Gaming Commission and the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. A […]

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LAST CALL FOR ALCOHOL … REGULATORS HOPE

By Ray PaulickSome Thoroughbred trainers and veterinarians are giving new meaning to the term “happy hour.” This isn’t the typical late-afternoon or early evening sessions when drinks are discounted at local watering holes but the time, usually two or three hours before a horse race, when an injection (normally 60 cc’s) or oral dose of […]

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