The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority's Standing Advisory Committees and the independent U.S. Anti-Doping Agency published initial drafts Nov. 11 of proposed rules on hisaus.org for public comment. — Read on http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/254868/proposed-hisa-rules-published-for-stakeholder-review
Crackdown on the Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs in Racehorses.
Out of competition testing finds positives for clenbuterol in certain Thoroughbreds at Gulfstream Park. National crackdowns targeting the use of performance enhancing drugs in horse racing is on the rise. Could a ban on the use of clenbuterol in Thoroughbred racehorses be coming?
Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Publishes “Unofficial” Updates to Rules
The Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission publishes a link to what it refers to as the "unofficial" updates to the Oklahoma Rules of Racing effective September 11, 2021.
Scott Wells, President and GM of Remington Park, to Retire at End of Thoroughbred Meet
When can equine drug testing violate due process?
https://apple.news/AjhecmjWeSsGxZ5sGsrAJnw Kentucky Derby winner tests positive for anti-inflammatory and Baffert doesn’t feel safe training anymore. Have drug testing thresholds become arbitrary with no rational relationship to safety in racing? Read more …
University of Kentucky Equine Analytical Chemistry Lab Offers Pre-purchase Drug Testing
University of Kentucky Equine Analytical Chemistry Lab now offers pre-purchase drug testing. Veterinarians seeking this drug testing will be provided with a test kit and can expected emailed results within 3 to 5 days.
Oklahoma Equine Welfare Center
Local ASPCA offers assistance to equine owners impacted by the Covid19 pandemic. https://www.koco.com/article/local-organization-aims-to-help-animals-of-all-sizes-affected-by-covid-19-pandemic/35437507
Limited protections under the Oklahoma Livestock Activities Liability Limitation Act.
If you are an equine activity sponsor, professional or participant, it is important to understand that the Oklahoma Livestock Activities Liability Limitation Act (the Act) does not provide unlimited protection from liability.
ASPCA OKC Area Equine Support Center
Providing support for equines and owners in the OKC area.
Personal Use Livestock (Horse) Trailers Must Have an ID Number.
Learn more about Oklahoma’s requirement for ID numbers on personal use livestock (horse) trailers. Horse Bitz© Vol.1 Issue 2.