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Cold Weather Care

Cold Weather Care

Although southern California is a pretty balmy place in which to keep a horse, not everyone is so lucky.  Former AAEP President Tom Lenz has written a nice article about taking care of your horse in cold weather.  CLICK HERE to read it. DR. RAMEY …

NEW FEI and USEF Rule Changes, Effective December 1, 2013

NEW FEI and USEF Rule Changes, Effective December 1, 2013

If you plan to show horses in 2014, there are change to the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) drug and medication rules you should be familiar with. CLICK HERE to see them DR. RAMEY NOTES: …

Racing Economics Collide With the Veterinarian’s Oath

Racing Economics Collide With the Veterinarian’s Oath

The New York Times released and article on September 21, 2013, looking again at medications and racing horses.  This time, it was from the point-of-view of veterinarians who prescribe drugs to racehorses, often at the insistence of trainers.  It …

Changes to the FEI Prohibited Substances List, – 10/7/13

Changes to the FEI Prohibited Substances List, – 10/7/13

The FEI Bureau has approved changes to the FEI Equine Prohibited Substances List proposed by the FEI List Group. The new list will go into effect on January 1, 2014 CLICK HERE to see update from the FEI DR RAMEY NOTES:  The FEI is really interested …

New USEF Rules Changes – 7.30.13

New USEF Rules Changes – 7.30.13

  At the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Board of Directors mid-year meeting, some significant rule and bylaw changes were approved that concerned horse welfare (new drug rules, and rules about horses and ponies that collapse at …

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