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Australia's Rules Banning AI in Thoroughbreds Upheld

April 19, 2014

The Full Federal Court of Australia dismissed a challenge to a ban on artificial insemination (AI).... Read More

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Old Friends Retiree Bull Inthe Heather Euthanized

April 08, 2014

The 24-year-old had been receiving treatment for several health issues, but his quality of life diminished.... Read More

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Old Friends, New Vocations Enter Partnership

April 04, 2014

The agreement is designed to jointly benefit Thoroughbreds in their post-racing and -breeding careers.... Read More

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TRF Names Messer, Scherf to Board

March 26, 2014

The TRF has named Nat T. Messer IV, DVM, ABVP, and Christopher Scherf to its board of directors.... Read More

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New Vocations Announces 16 Ambassadors for 2014

March 12, 2014

The ambassadors will represent the organization and help promote retired racehorses in second careers.... Read More

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Thoroughbred The Name's Jimmy Euthanized at Old Friends

March 10, 2014

The 1992 American Derby record setter The Name's Jimmy died March 7 at Old Friends in Georgetown, Ky.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Dies in Indianapolis Barn Blaze

March 04, 2014

A 2-year-old Thoroughbred is dead after fire swept through the barn in which it was residing.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Hoof Care: Foal to Racehorse to Sport Horse

February 26, 2014

To help your Thoroughbred perform to his potential, tailor his hoof care to his specific age, needs, and job.... Read More

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2014 TAA Application Available Online

February 25, 2014

The 2014 application for organizations seeking accreditation from the TAA Foundation is now available online.... Read More

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CANTER Pa. Offers Grants to 4-H and Pony Club Riders

February 15, 2014

4-H and Pony Club members in Pennsylvania who ride an OTTB can apply for a $250 educational scholarship.... Read More

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Eight Horses Die in Central Kentucky Barn Fire

February 10, 2014

A Feb. 9 barn fire at Equine Integrated Medicine veterinary clinic near Georgetown, Ky., killed eight horses.... Read More

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New Vocations Launches Ambassador Program

January 29, 2014

Those who have adopted a New Vocations horse can assist the organization in promoting retired racehorses.... Read More

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Top N.Y.-bred Dancin' Renee Dies at Old Friends

January 15, 2014

The 22-year-old Thoroughbred mare lost a long battle with laminitis and was euthanized Jan. 11.... Read More

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Irish Star St Nicholas Abbey Dies From Colic

January 14, 2014

Champion Irish racehorse St Nicholas Abbey died the morning of Jan. 14 due to complications from colic.... Read More

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Old Friends Retiree Sunshine Forever Dies

January 08, 2014

The 29-year-old stallion was discovered in his paddock at dawn on Jan. 7; a necropsy will be performed.... Read More

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Old Friends Retiree Patton Euthanized

January 07, 2014

The 23-year-old stallion had been at a clinic for several days for diagnostic tests and medical care.... Read More

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Transporting Mares and Foals

December 23, 2013

Avoid problems when traveling with a mare and foal with these tips from researchers, vets, and horsemen.... Read More

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New Bolton Center, TERF Announce Scholarships Awards

November 13, 2013

Two Penn Vet students received scholarships from the Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF). ... Read More

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Arkansas Awarded Leading Thoroughbred Award

November 12, 2013

The award is open to all Thoroughbreds competing at the National Horse Show. ... Read More

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Parasite Egg Shedding on Central Kentucky Horse Farms

October 25, 2013

Study data showed the benefit of establishing strongyle egg counts to determine the need for treatment.... Read More

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BHA Looks Ahead to IFHA Debate on Anabolic Steroids

October 04, 2013

The BHA supports the introduction of a minimum standard for anabolic steroid across racing nations.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Showcase Features Retired Racers

August 29, 2013

Washington's Thoroughbred Showcase, featuring 30+ former racehorses, will be held Aug. 31 at Emerald Downs.... Read More

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Commentary: Avoiding the Edge

August 07, 2013

What could a recent Texas ruling about registering horse-clones with the AQHA mean for Thoroughbred breeders?... Read More

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Thoroughbred Stallion Unbridled's Song Euthanized

July 26, 2013

He was euthanized due to an inoperable mass in multiple sinus cavities and around his optic nerves. ... Read More

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Osteochondrosis in Yearlings and Future Racing Performance

June 05, 2013

The number and severity of lesions present could impact a horse's future racing performance.... Read More