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.

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