December 01, 2006
The number of starts per year and number of years raced in the careers of Thoroughbred racehorses have declined over the past 50 years. To investigate reasons for the trend, more than 35 industry professionals, including several veterinarians, gathered at the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit in October to develop an action plan to improve the well-being and safety of racehorses.
Printer-friendly version A special session of the AVMA House of Delegates will be held at the Hotel Inter-Continental Hotel in Chicago beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 6, 2007, for the purpose of reviewing and approving a revised House of Delegates Manual, discussing potential amendments to the new AVMA Bylaws such as concerns raised by the Judicial Council, and discussing procedures for future bylaws amendments. ...