Thoroughbreds

Article

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

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

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

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

Blog

A Non-TB Owner's Take on the TB Makeover

October 28, 2015

What experiences have you had with off-track Thoroughbreds? ... Read More

Article

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

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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

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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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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

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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

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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

Article

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

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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

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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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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

Commentary

Problems in Passing Other Horses in the Arena

August 06, 2015

What can I do to help my horse get over his fear of other horses coming toward him or passing him in the arena? ... Read More

Article

Kentucky Derby Winner War Emblem to Old Friends

July 21, 2015

The winner of the 2002 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes is slated to return from Japan in September.... Read More

Article

TCA Named Title Sponsor of Thoroughbred Makeover

July 07, 2015

The TCA Thoroughbred Makeover will feature 350 recently retired racehorses competing in 10 disciplines.... Read More

Article

Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit to be Live-Streamed Online

July 06, 2015

Among the topics to be covered are racetrack surfaces, injury databases, continuing education, and post-mortem programs.... Read More

Audio

How Common are Equine Gastric Ulcers?

June 15, 2015

Dr. Frank Andrews shares insight into how likely a horse is to have gastric ulcers. His answer might surprise you.... Read More