equine research

Equine Biological Passports: Years Away, But Receiving Industry Support

The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council (KEDRC) unanimously voted this week to allocate $15,000 to funding ongoing research into biological passport. Although the technology is at least a couple of years from implementation, Dr. Scott Stanley of the University of California-Davis said the passports could solve several problems in drug testing. Regulators face particular challenges […]

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Grayson-Jockey Club Approves Over $1 Million For Equine Veterinary Research

The board of directors of Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today that, for the fourth consecutive year, it has authorized expenditure of more than $1 million to fund veterinary research to benefit all horses. The 2018 allotment of $1,239,083 will fund 11 new projects at nine universities, seven continuing projects, and two career development awards. “Our ability […]

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‘Why’d You Do The Study That Way?’ Questions About Equine Research Answered

From time to time we report on a new scientific study and see some of the same comments asking questions or posing suppositions about how the research was done — or how it should have been done. For people outside the research world, it can be confusing to see an expensive study done to test […]

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AAEP Foundation Creates Equine Research Endowment

Consistent with its mission to improve the welfare of the horse, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation has created an equine research endowment to help fill the growing need for better understanding of and solutions to diseases and maladies that affect horses of all breeds. The endowment, announced today during the opening session […]

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Around The Track Podcast Presented By Taylor Made: Ed Bowen On Racing History, Equine Research

Having written 20 books on Thoroughbred racing, Ed Bowen has an almost unparalleled memory of the sport, its renowned horses and their connections. In recent years, he’s also had a strong influence on raising money for equine health research that benefits horses of all kinds. In this episode of Around the Track, Bowen recalls tales […]

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Lessons From The Past: Studying 20th Century Research Garners New Findings

As technology has progressed, especially in the past 5-10 years, it has served to globalize information sharing. Until recently, when research was carried out and published, it was only disseminated in the language in which it was published. While Western European texts were more easily shared between language barriers (Spanish, German, French, etc.) due to […]

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Grayson-Jockey Club Approves Record Funding For Research In 2017

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation’s board of directors has approved a 2017 budget of $1,483,542 to fund 11 new equine research projects, eight renewing two-year studies, and two career development awards. The total is the highest ever provided in one year by the foundation, which dates from the creation of the original Grayson Foundation in 1940. […]

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Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica To Fund Five Studies On Infectious Disease

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Advancement in Equine Research Awards. These awards are given annually to researchers who are advancing research towards equine infectious diseases. This year BIVI funded five awards of $15,000 each. “BIVI knows that the future of animal health lies in further understanding […]

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A Worthy Cause: Classic Empire G1 Wins To Benefit Equine Research

John C. Oxley, the owner of Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Classic Empire, has pledged to Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation 1% of the owner’s share of any Grade I victories by the colt from now through the Kentucky Derby. Oxley owns Fawn Leap Farm in Midway, Ky., and is a board member of Grayson-Jockey Club Research […]

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Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration To Honor Subotnick, Benefit Equine Research

The 2016 Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration will honor longtime Thoroughbred owner Stuart Subotnick and benefit the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation when it is held Thursday, June 9, 2016, at the Bryant Park Grill in New York City. The 148th edition of the $1,500,000 Belmont Stakes, the oldest and longest of the Triple Crown races, is […]

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