News

Jenny Zonghetti
Owner/rider Deanne Prusak shares her experience enrolling her horse in a clinical trial

Owner/rider Deanne Prusak shares her experience enrolling her horse in a clinical trial

The equine veterinary world is filled with research studies, new product developments and abundant opportunities to improve the life of horses in large and small ways. Have you ever considered participating in a clinical trial or wondered what it is like to participate in one? Deanne Prusak was faced with that opportunity and decided to participate in a clinical trial when her competitive trail horse, an 8-year-old Arabian, TA Kaiser+, came up lame at a NATRC ride in Louisiana in March 2015. After multiple treatments failed to resolve the situation, Prusak decided to participate in a clinical trial and she...

Read more →


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...

Read more →


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....

Read more →


Jenny Zhongetti

WATTS PRESENTS EQUITHRIVE® RESEARCH DURING AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF EQUINE PRACTITIONERS CONFERENCE

Lexington, Ky.- December 7, 2016 - Dr. Ashlee E. Watts was a presenter at the annual American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) conference in Orlando, Fla., detailing two years of clinical research results on the effects of Resveratrol on horses experiencing hock lameness. The study titled, "A randomized, controlled trial of the effects of Resveratrol administration in performance horses with lameness localized to the distal tarsal joints," provided proof that Equithrive® Joint is effective therapy for equine hock lameness.  Watts' research has created buzz in the horse world among veterinarians and caregivers as research in the equine supplement market is not commonly performed...

Read more →