Thoroughbred Racing

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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

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Top Tweets from the World Horse Welfare Conference

November 11, 2015

Take-homes on racehorse welfare, obseity, euthanasia, horse keeping and training, and more.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Launches Ocala Initiative, Receives Gift

November 10, 2015

The Ocala Initiative is designed to build support for equine health and welfare research in Florida.... Read More

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NYSGC to Screen Racehorses for Heart Issues

November 09, 2015

The commission hopes a smartphone-based ECG device could help reduce risk of sudden death of racehorses.... Read More

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New Synthetic Opioid Found by New York Racing Lab

November 09, 2015

The drug, AH-7921, is one of the novel psychoactive substances that continue to emerge onto the designer drug market. ... Read More

Commentary

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

Article

TAA Accredits Additional Organizations

November 04, 2015

There are now 56 accredited aftercare organizations using more than 180 facilities across the United States and Canada.... Read More

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TOBA Joins Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity

November 03, 2015

TOBA supports reforms to medication testing and enforcement in American Thoroughbred racing.... Read More

Article

American Pharoah Wins Breeders' Cup Classic, 'Grand Slam'

October 31, 2015

The 3-year-old colt became the first Triple Crown winner to contest--and win--a Breeders' Cup Classic race.... Read More

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Del Mar Reaccredited by NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance

October 31, 2015

Del Mar's continuous emphasis on safety and integrity sets an example for the industry, officials said.... Read More

Article

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

Video

AAEP on Call: Relaying Information in the Event of an Injury

October 30, 2015

Dr. Larry Bramlage reviews communications in the face of a racehorse injury at the Derby or Breeders' Cup. ... Read More

Blog

'Senior' Horse Superstars: 2015 Breeders' Cup Contenders

October 29, 2015

Get to know some of the oldest horses competing in the 2015 Breeders' Cup!... Read More

Article

Breeders' Cup Contenders Support Aftercare Efforts

October 29, 2015

To date, 36 owners and trainers have pledged to support New Vocations with a percentage of their Breeders' Cup earnings.... Read More

Video

Dealing With Dirt Being Kicked in Racehorses' Eyes

October 29, 2015

Dr. Scott Palmer discusses how trainers deal with dirt being kicked in racehorses' eyes during races. ... Read More

Article

AAEP On Call Veterinarians to Assist Breeders' Cup Races

October 29, 2015

Drs. Scott Palmer and Alan Ruggles will be available to provide health reports regarding the athletes in each race. ... Read More

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Jockey Club of Canada Joins Horse Racing Integrity Coalition

October 27, 2015

The Jockey Club of Canada is the second international racing group to join the coalition.... Read More

Article

Australian Vet Studies Life After Racing for Thoroughbreds

October 25, 2015

Nearly half of Australian Thoroughbreds in one foal crop were rehomed to non-racing homes after their careers concluded.... Read More

Article

2016 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 23, 2015

Lecture topics will include mare, stallion, and foal care; navicular syndrome; the digestive tract; and more.... Read More

Article

Kentucky Downs Reaccredited by Safety and Integrity Alliance

October 21, 2015

Officials said Kentucky Downs achieved "big-track results in the areas of safety and integrity."... Read More

Article

Veterinary Practice Signs On as TAA Site Inspectors

October 21, 2015

Veterinarians from Teigland, Franklin, and Brokken, DVMs, P.A., will volunteer as accreditation site inspectors.... Read More

Article

Purdue Breaks Ground for Equine Diagnostic, Surgical Center

October 21, 2015

The center will offer advanced imaging, regenerative medicine, specialized laser and orthopedic surgery, and more.... Read More

Article

TVMDL Receives Interim Accreditation From RMTC

October 20, 2015

The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory's drug testing lab is the seventh such to achieve this status.... Read More

Article

RMTC Board Amends List of Controlled Therapeutic Medications

October 15, 2015

The group also received an update on the uniform medication program and granted interim accreditation to Texas A&M lab.... Read More

Article

Six More U.S. House Members Support Barr/Tonko Bill

October 14, 2015

The legislation would establish an independent authority to implement a national uniform racehorse medication program.... Read More