Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Study: EIPH is an Inherited Trait

Updated: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 8:55 AM
Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 3:10 PM

Concerns about Salix’s performance-enhancing attributes may pale in comparison to the potential detrimental effects the drug’s widespread use in North America may have on the genetic health of the Thoroughbred.

The heritability of exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhaging, commonly known as bleeding, came to light during a veterinarian panel discussion as part of the public session of the two-day International Summit on Race Day Medication, EIPH and the Racehorse at Belmont Park.  Read more...Source

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