Dr. Foster Northrop and Dr. Eric Mueller join a group working to pass pari-mutuel wagering legislation in Georgia.
Starlight issued the challenge in memory of Intense Holiday, a racehorse who was euthanized after developing laminitis.
The colt’s bloodwork showed the presence of altrenogest, a product typically used to regulate mares’ estrous cycles.
Officials are looking into a report that a yearling sold at a recent auction has tested positive for anabolic steroids.
Testing is still required for Quarter Horses at sanctioned tracks and all horses at unsanctioned racetracks.
Discussion topics will include expanded lab capabilities, emerging integrity threats, combating doping, and more.
The standing MRI is the first installed at a Thoroughbred racetrack or training center in North America, officials say.
Mary Scollay-Ward, DVM; Rick Arthur, DVM; and Lynn Hovda, MS, DVM, signed the letter of support.
The pledge will cover donations up to a total of $100,000 that are made through Dec. 31, 2015.
Stay on top of the most recent Horse Health news with