Recent News for Breed-Specific Health Issues


Choosing an Ex-Racehorse

November 11, 2015

Before you take the plunge, learn what to be wary of as well as what to expect when choosing an ex-racehorse.... Read More


Does a Racehorse Know if He Wins or Loses?

November 05, 2015

And what difference would it make to the horse if he wins or loses? An equine behaviorist weighs in. ... Read More


Poll Recap: Off-Track Thoroughbreds

November 03, 2015

Of the 775 respondents, 560 (72%) said they have owned or ridden an off-track Thoroughbred.... Read More


Court Sides With AQHA in Cloning Case

November 02, 2015

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the AQHA in a long-running case involving the registration of clones.... Read More


Caring for the Disciplines: Racing

October 30, 2015

It takes careful conditioning and management to keep racehorses in tip-top shape. Here's how vets and trainers do it.... Read More


BLM Cautions Drivers to Watch for Wild Burros on Highways

October 28, 2015

In the past, numerous wild horses and burros have been hit and killed or sustained injuries leading to euthanization.... Read More


Sunday's Top Tweets from the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover

October 25, 2015

Top take-homes from Day 3 of the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Read More


Saturday's Top Tweets from the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover

October 24, 2015

Top take-homes from Day 2 of the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Read More


Friday's Top Tweets from the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover

October 23, 2015

Top tweets and take-homes from Day 1 of the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Read More


Dual Classic Winner War Emblem Arrives in the United States

October 14, 2015

War Emblem arrived on Oct. 12 after 13 years standing stud at the Shadai Stallion Station in Hokkaido, Japan.... Read More


Keeneland Reaccredited By NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance

October 04, 2015

Later this month Keeneland will host the two-day, $24.5 million Breeders' Cup World Championships for the first time.... Read More


TCA's Third Annual Youth Essay Contest Winner Announced

September 22, 2015

Spring DeFranco, 14, wrote about her experience as a volunteer with Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program.... Read More


TIP Program Announces Non-Competition Award Winners

September 20, 2015

The TIP announced the winners for the non-competition Thoroughbred and young riders of the year. ... Read More


Inaugural New Vocations All-Thoroughbred Show Raises Funds

September 19, 2015

The show featured 116 Thoroughbreds and raised more than $10,000 to support racehorse aftercare. ... Read More


Grayson-Jockey Club Launches EIPH Research Projects

September 15, 2015

The projects will investigate EIPH's pathophysiology and the effect of the medication furosemide on that condition.... Read More


Prominent Racehorse Owners Donate $100,000 to New Vocations

September 13, 2015

Mike Repole, Starlight Racing, and StarLadies Racing become Foundation Donors of the program's capital campaign.... Read More


Application Period for 2016 TIP Shows Now Open

September 02, 2015

The Thoroughbred Incentive Program offers high-point awards and classes for Thoroughbreds in multiple disciplines.... Read More


Saratoga Springs Pledges to Help Racehorse Retirement

August 21, 2015

Saratoga Springs will become the first city to address responsible racehorse stewardship in an official pledge.... Read More


New Vocations to Host Two Bluegrass Events

August 21, 2015

A Thoroughbred-only charity horse show will take place Sept. 12 and an open hunter pace is scheduled for Sept. 20.... Read More


BLM to Gather Wild Burros from Bullfrog HMA

August 20, 2015

The BLM is scheduled to gather and remove about 40 wild burros from range near Beatty, Nevada, on Sept. 1. ... Read More


Do Donkeys Pose a Disease Threat to Horses at Events?

August 17, 2015

Researchers found no evidence that donkeys pose more of a disease threat than horses at mixed-equine events.... Read More


BLM to Begin the McGee Mountain Wild Burro Gather

August 14, 2015

The BLM will gather approximately 125 burros from the private property in Nevada starting Aug. 17.... Read More


BLM to Hold Tour for McGee Mountain Burro Gather

August 13, 2015

The public/media pre-gather tour for the McGee Mountain wild burro water- and bait-trap gather will take place Aug. 18.... Read More


Federal Legislation to Reform Medication Rules Discussed

August 10, 2015

Speakers at a meeting agreed that Thoroughbred racing should continue pursuing legislation to reform medication rules.... Read More


Jockey Club to Require Microchips Starting in 2017

August 10, 2015

The Board of Stewards voted Aug. 8 to mandate microchips for Thoroughbred foals born in 2017 and later.... Read More