University of California at Davis

The End Of Race Day Lasix? Two Studies Examine Effectiveness Of Dosing 24 Hours Pre-Race

In 2015, The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation sought research on Exercise Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH) and how to control the condition without race-day medication. Two research projects were selected for funding, and now results are in. Both studies, which were recently published in peer-reviewed journals, were designed to test the effect of furosemide (Lasix) under […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Horses Giving Back

Often when human athletes retire from professional sports, their next career is in some way related to the sport they love. Even more often, these former players are passionately committed to giving back to a sport that gave them so much, volunteering their time and pursuing opportunities that will positively impact the next generation and […]

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California Foal Survives Type A Botulism, Typically Fatal

Type A botulism in horses is typically fatal. However, researchers from the University of California, Davis, treated a 10-day-old foal that beat the deadly disease. A┬áparalytic disorder produced by Clostridium botulinum, botulism in horses can take one of three forms: toxicoinfectious, food-borne and wound botulism. The toxicoinfectious form of botulism is typically seen in foals […]

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