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Legislators push to ban horse doping

Horse doping – as pointed out in the article – masks injuries allowing them to become worse, puts both horse and rider at risk, and takes away victory from those who deserve it. This should have been stopped long ago. ~ HfH Webmistress From: The Hill By: Julian Hattem Lawmakers in the House are getting Full Article

Screening horses for ailments, doping ahead of Preakness a ‘sophisticated’ task

Baltimore Sun, May 16, 2013, Kevin Rector In a pair of low-slung green stables manned by security guards and watched by 24-hour surveillance cameras, a pack of brawny young ...Full Article

Udall wants to give Anti-Doping Agency power to police horse races with simulcast wagering

Alamogordo Daily News, Milan Simonich, Texas-New Mexico Newspapers, 05/04/2013 SANTA FE – Congress annoyed many people when it held hearings in 2005 to investigate steroid use by big-league baseball players. ...Full Article

Routine on US Tracks, Doping is Banned in Europe

NPR, Eleanor Beardsley, April 23, 2013 (LIsten to this story on All Things Considered) At the famous Hippodrome de Longchamp just outside of Paris this month, crowds came to cheer ...Full Article

Oklahoma horses doped with ‘frog juice’ jumped to winner’s circle

The illegal use of secretions from a type of South American frog is at the heart of a recent doping scandal that threatened Oklahoma’s billion-dollar horse racing industry. (Comment ...Full Article