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<br /> CEHHORSE REPORT<br /> Center for Equine Health • School of Veterinary Medicine • University of California, Davis<br /> Spring 2014<br /> INSIDE THIS ISSUE…<br /> Director’s Message<br /> OPTIMIZING THE CARE AND MANAGEMENT OF YOUR EQUINE ATHLETE<br /> Equine Anti-Doping Regulations<br /> Maximizing Health<br /> Nutrition<br /> Conditioning and Fitness<br /> Environmental Factors<br /> Podiatry<br /> Complementary Medicine/Early Screening for Injury<br /> Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory<br /> For the Love of Sundance<br /> Director’s Message<br /> Director’s Message<br /> Iwas one of those little girls who declared<br /> at a young age that I would ride in the<br /> Olympics. I believed that if I trained hard<br /> enough and rode well enough, that the rest<br /> would fall into place. The truth is, getting a<br /> horse and rider team to the pinnacle of their<br /> sport is a daunting task. 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