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John Wilkinson
The Lameness Detective

The Lameness Detective

"Visualizing lameness is an art," Dr. Larry Caudill explains during a rare pause in action while making his rounds at the Thoroughbred Training Center in Lexington, KY. Nearby, a cavalcade of hooves pepper the pavement as a group of horses cool down from a morning gallop, steam rising off their backs like hard earned fog. The cold air has them feeling full of themselves and frisky.   "It takes practice, practice, practice," he continues. "But in order to get good at it you have to have some basic working principles."     Like all equine athletes, racehorses are susceptible to performance...

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Jenny Zhongetti
EQUITHRIVE® LAUNCHES E-NEWSLETTERS: HORSE HEALTH, RESEARCH AND PROMOTIONS FEATURED

EQUITHRIVE® LAUNCHES E-NEWSLETTERS: HORSE HEALTH, RESEARCH AND PROMOTIONS FEATURED

Lexington, KY - February 9, 2017- Biological Prospects, the developer of  Equithrive® Joint and Metaboral™, is launching a new email newsletter series that will offer free informative horse healthcare news, research, and  promotions via two publications. The publications are designed for caregivers, owners, veterinarians and anyone with an interest in equine health. "Our company is research-based and we have a wealth of scientific and veterinary information available to share related to equine soundness, aging and metabolic topics. The digital newsletter format will provide health care in a brief, easy-to-read format, keeping readers informed on topics that impact their horses' daily lives....

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John Wilkinson
Study Finds Resveratrol Product Is Effective Therapy for Hock Lameness

Study Finds Resveratrol Product Is Effective Therapy for Hock Lameness

The study was a randomized, controlled trial of the effects of the anti-inflammatory antioxidant Resveratrol in treating lameness localized to the hocks in performance horses. Ultimately, the trial concluded that the administered supplement containing resveratrol, Equithrive, is an effective therapy for treating hock lameness.  

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Patrick Lawless

EQUITHRIVE® AWARDS JOINT-WINNERS OF ‘FIST PUMP’ COMPETITION AT BOURBON INTERNATIONAL CSI3*

Equithrive®, the pioneer in equine Resveratrol therapy and official sponsor of The Fist Pump Contest at last weekend’s Bourbon International CSI3*, awarded a $500.00 check to joint-winners Ilan Bluman and Bryan Dietz, as both riders demonstrated the most enthusiastic ‘fist pump’ and expression for their extraordinary accomplishments at the show. The Bourbon International CSI3* is part of the Split Rock Jumping Tour and the riders received their awards at the conclusion of the $130,000 CSI 3* Grand Prix presented by Split Rock Farm, on Sunday, October 9. “It was a really fun competition as it was a great way for...

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