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Emergency care Presentation
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TILDREN AVAILABLE:  

Indications for Tildren® and results of clinical tests
Thanks to its ability to regulate excessive remodelling of the bone, tiludronate has been successfully tested on horses
in the treatment of two major degenerative diseases that cause chronic lameness: spavins and navicular syndrome.
Back Pain
Back problems are a major cause of poor performance and gait abnormalities especially in athletic horses. Among
the population of horses referred to our center, back pain represents the first owner’s complaint. Various clinical
manifestations have been reported, such as reduced performance, changes in behaviour, bucking, resistance to
saddling-up, back or neck stiffness, ill-defined lameness… But the diagnosis of back pain can be a real challenge for
the equine practioner because of the difficulty of objective assessment and identification of the cause of the pain. In
our general approach of horses presented with a complaint of performance problems related to back pain, we always
examine the whole dorsal region. If lameness is present we usually investigate separately its possible origin. Back
pain mainly originates from bone alteration in the spinous processes, synovial joints or vertebral bodies, muscle pain
being most often secondary. Improvements in diagnostic imaging procedures now allow identification of several
lesions, with kissing spines, synovial intervertebral arthropathy and vertebral spondylosis being the most significant
lesions responsible for back discomfort in horses.
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Important Rules Changes to the Drugs & Medication Rules for Competition Horses Become
Effective December 1, 2011
RELEASE: November 7, 2011
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: From the USEF Drugs & Medication Program
Administration of NSAIDs

Motivated by its commitment to the welfare of the horse, the USEF Board of Directors voted to amend its Therapeutic Drug Rule and restrict
use to a single NSAID beginning December 1, 2011. Both the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and the American
Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) supported the rule change, and USEF now joins other organizations including the American Quarter
Horse Association (AQHA) and Equine Canada in implementing this important rule change.

Beginning December 1, 2011, only ONE of the seven approved Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs listed in the USEF Rule GR 410.4 will
be permitted to be present in the same plasma or urine sample.

Revisions have been made regarding detection times of some of the therapeutic drugs used on competition horses. Most notably, the
detection time for the seven NSAIDs currently approved for use with quantitative restrictions, has been reduced from seven (7) days to three
(3) days, when administered according to the dose and time recommendations found on pages 12 – 14 of the 2012 Guidelines for Drugs &
Medications.

Emergency Use of Flunixin (Banamine©)

Following the move to allow only one NSAID to be present in the same plasma or urine sample of a horse in competition, and acting on the
USEF Veterinary Committee’s recommendation, the USEF Board of Directors approved a rule provision allowing for the emergency
administration of flunixin (Banamine®) by a veterinarian to treat colic or an ophthalmic emergency. Filing a USEF Medication Report Form is
required if an NSAID listed in GR410 (a) through (g), other than flunixin, has been administered to the horse within the three days prior. It
will additionally require that the Medication Report Form be signed by the veterinarian who administered the flunixin (Banamine®) and the
same medication report should document a 24-hour withdrawal from competition following administration. It is important to note that
compliance with this rule is dependent upon the flunixin (Banamine®) being administered by a licensed veterinarian following a physical
exam.

Anabolic Steroids Re-Classified as Forbidden Substance

Also effective December 1, 2011, anabolic steroids will be considered a Forbidden Substance under the USEF Therapeutic Rule [insert
Rule Reference here]. No anabolic steroid is to be administered to a horse or pony in the time before competition such that it, or any
metabolite of it, might be present in the animal, or might be detectable in its blood or urine sample at the time of competition. This means
that, if anabolic steroids are administered and/or any surgical implants are removed, the administration and/or procedure occurs
sufficiently in advance of competing to ensure these substances are not present in the blood or urine at the time of competition. To comply
with this new change, it is important to review HOW LONG DRUGS REMAIN DETECTABLE on page 15 and 16 of the 2012 USEF Drugs &
Medications Guidelines.

FEI Banned Substances

The FEI Clean Sport initiative inspired changes to USEF GR 409, which affect the rules governing FEI discipline competition at USEF
Licensed Competitions. It is important to carefully review the FEI rules at this link and the FEI Forbidden Substance list at this link: http:
//www.feicleansport.org/prohibited.html.  

Please pay special attention to the FEI listing of Banned Substances. While alleged violations of USEF GR 409 will still be heard by the
USEF, sanctions potentially imposed for violation could result in assessment of a $15,000 fine and a two-year suspension (consistent with
FEI Sanctions).

Be particularly cautious with respect to the use of medicinal preparations, tonics, pastes, and products of any kind (even those labeled
“natural,” “herbal,” or “holistic,” as the ingredients and their quantitative analysis are not specifically known. Many contain one or more
banned substances under the FEI rules. There are therapeutic exceptions, however, which allow for the use of anti-infectious substances
and the anti-ulcer medications ranitidine and omeprazole. It is important to note that these anti-ulcer medications are forbidden in
endurance rides governed by AERC.

The new competition year begins December 2011. With all of these important rule changes taking effect, the USEF encourages every
exhibitor, trainer, coach, and owner to take the time, prior to competing, to carefully review the Guidelines for How Long Drugs Remain
Detectable which can be accessed by Clicking Here or by contacting the USEF D&M Program at 859.258.2472 to request a copy of the
2012 USEF Drugs & Medications Guidelines.
WISHING YOU ALL A GREAT 2014-2015 HORSESHOW
SEASON AND A SAFE, PRODUCTIVE AND HAPPY YEAR