What type of research and how does it help?

Information from this research has resulted in solid, practical training suggestions which have improved the quality of life for racehorses across the country, reduced the risk of injury and provided veterinarians – both private practitioners and regulators alike – with evidence-based information for sound decision making and rule-writing.  The California Racing Safety Program is a solid and credible example of how information gathering can be translated into significant change on the racetrack