The interactive, electronic version of The Horsemen’s Journal’s Summer 2019 issue is now available online. It is an enhanced version of the printed magazine, which is currently being mailed. To view it, click here. Features in the issue include: A True Feel-Good Story for Racing The racing community has stepped up to embrace a young fan’s love of the racetrack Celebrating the Majesty of Majestic Prince Five decades ago, a record-priced yearling almost made racing history Long, Hot Summer Some equine diseases are associated with hot weather, insects and wildlife The Benefits of Lasix for Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage 50 years of science and clinical experience Much more than a PDF, the interactive electronic edition of The Horsemen’s Journal includes the ability to save, print, email, [...]
The interactive, electronic version of The Horsemen’s Journal’s Spring 2019 issue is now available online. It is an enhanced version of our printed issue, which is currently being mailed. To view it, click here. Features in the issue include: Finding Ways to Do Things Better Horsemen get together in Florida to share ideas to improve the industry A Long Day’s Night Track superintendents go the extra mile to keep horses and riders safe How Horse Racing Is Using Digital Media to Grow Fan Engagement Different than other major sports, horse racing has the opportunity to capitalize on a unique digital and social strategy Feed, Forage and Bedding: What Is Being Called a Positive? A [...]
National HBPA convention: Hamelback advocates advisory committee to help stewards navigate thorny medication cases
Eric Hamelback (Photo by Denis Blake/National HBPA) Eric Hamelback, chief executive officer of the National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association, is developing a concept he believes would help stewards navigate the increasingly complex world when highly sophisticated testing collides with environmental contamination and the inadvertent transfer of matter to racehorses. Speaking Friday on the last day of programming at the National HBPA Convention at Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Hamelback shared his vision for a program he has dubbed SARC: Stewards Advisory Review Committee. An accredited high school football official, he likens the concept to the NFL adding replay booths to assist the referees on the field. The idea is to provide more [...]
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