Thoroughbreds

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Education, Communication Can Improve Racehorse Safety

October 18, 2012

Educating trainers about the warning signs of catastrophic injury can help improve equine safety.... Read More

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Data: 'Slight Drop' in Fatal Racehorse Injuries

October 17, 2012

Synthetic surfaces still have the lowest number of catastrophic breakdowns per 1,000 starts. ... Read More

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Racehorse Trainer Panel Discusses Controversial Medications

October 17, 2012

Furosemide, clenbuterol, and owner education were among the topics discussed during the Welfare Summit.... Read More

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EHV Confirmed at Hawthorne Racecourse

October 17, 2012

At least one horse has died and at least one more has contracted the disease.... Read More

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Study: New York's Equine Industry Vital to State's Economy

October 16, 2012

The study determined that the state's equine industry has a $4.2 billion effect on the state's economy.... Read More

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Pre-Race Veterinary Inspections Help Keep Horses Safe

October 16, 2012

Pre-race inspections also communicate a message to horsemen that equine safety is a priority, one vet says.... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter to Rehab at Fair Hill Equine Therapy

October 15, 2012

Zayat, commenting Oct. 12, said the intent is to eventually return Paynter to training.
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Unknown Illness Forces Quarantine at Hawthorne Race Course

October 15, 2012

The quarantine is a precaution as officials await test results on two horses showing respiratory illness.... Read More

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Progesterone Delivery Device Evaluated in Broodmares

October 13, 2012

Researchers found an intravaginal progesterone-releasing device effective in inducing early estrus in mares.... Read More

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N.Y. Racing Regulators Adopt Safety Recommendations

October 12, 2012

Officials imposed the first round of rules intended to make it safer for racehorses on Oct. 11.... Read More

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N.Y. to Act on Racehorse Health, Safety Task Force Findings

October 11, 2012

Officials will implement new rules recommended by a task force report to improve equine safety.... Read More

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Jockey Club Fee Increase to Support Aftercare Alliance

October 11, 2012

The Jockey Club's increased fees will support the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.... Read More

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IFHA Applauds Jockey Club Medication Reform Efforts

October 10, 2012

Chairman Louis Romanet applauded The Jockey Club's efforts to prohibit race-day medication in U.S. racing.... Read More

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Lentenor, Barbaro's Full Brother, Retired

October 10, 2012

The full brother to 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro has been retired because of a tendon injury.... Read More

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New Bolton Center Receives Grant from TCA

October 09, 2012

The TCA approved a grant of $11,323 for the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center.... Read More

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Salix Accidentally Administered to Horse before Race

October 08, 2012

A Kentucky state veterinarian accidentally administered furosemide to a racehorse at Keeneland on Oct. 5.... Read More

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Commentary: Paynter--A Profile in Courage

October 07, 2012

Steve Haskin shares his thoughts on racehorse Paynter's multiple medical battles and his recovery.... Read More

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EIA in Germany Affects Prominent French Horse Race

October 06, 2012

A horse stabled at the same racing center as the 4-year-old filly recently tested positive EIA.... Read More

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EIPH and Furosemide Use in Racehorses Explained

October 04, 2012

One researcher discusses EIPH, furosemide use in racehorses, and related scientific research. ... Read More

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Keeneland Hosts 2012 Racehorse Safety, Welfare Summit

October 03, 2012

The fourth edition of the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit will be held Oct. 16-17.... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter Undergoes Surgery

October 03, 2012

Veterinarians removed a 15-inch external growth from the colt's intestines this morning.... Read More

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Zenyatta Statue Unveiled at Santa Anita Park

October 01, 2012

The statue was unveiled at noon on Sept. 29. Crowds gathered to see the life-sized bronze sculpture.... Read More

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NTRA Safety Alliance Eyes Spot Checks after N.Y. Report

October 01, 2012

The move stems from a task force report that studied a spate of catastrophic breakdowns at Aqueduct Racetrack.... Read More

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Event will Raise Funds for Off-Track Horses

September 29, 2012

A show and sale will raise awareness for the opportunities available for off-track Thoroughbreds.
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Report: Deficiencies Had Role in N.Y. Racehorse Deaths

September 28, 2012

A spate of fatal breakdowns was primarily the result of structural deficiencies in rules and regulations.... Read More