Friday, May 25, 2012
Please Sign This Petition in Support of Race-Day Lasix and Return It to the Kentucky HBPA by June 1st
It does not matter whether you are a Kentucky resident or not - the more signed petitions from horsemen anywhere in the U.S., the better.
Click here to download the trainer petition that states the following:
"Based upon my personal experience as a professional horseman and Thoroughbred trainer, my
personal responsibility and concern for the welfare of the horses in my care, and upon veterinary
advice and all available scientific research, I, the undersigned, support the continued use of
furosemide (Salix/Lasix) both as a training aid and as a race-day medication to inhibit Exercise
Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (bleeding) in race horses."
Click here to download the owner petition that states the following:
"I am an owner of Thoroughbred race horses. I am concerned for the health and welfare of the horses that I own. Based on all the available scientific research, I, the undersigned, support the continued use of furosemide (Salix/Lasix) as a race day medication to inhibit Exercise Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (bleeding) in race horses."
Please complete and return via:
Kentucky Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association
3729 S. 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40214
If you have questions, please call the Kentucky HBPA at (502) 363-1077.
Posted by National HBPA at 6:00 AM