Kimberly S. Brown

Kimberly S. Brown was the Publisher/Editor of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care from June 2008 to March 2010, and she served in various positions at Blood-Horse Publications since 1980.

Articles by Kimberly S. Brown

Thoroughbred Adoption Service List of Free Horses Expanding

Since its launch just a little more than a week ago, the Thoroughbred Adoption Service on, sponsored by Gainesway Farm, now lists nearly 30 Thoroughbreds available for adoption.

Horses from private homes and rescue Read More

Thoroughbred Adoption Service Launched for FREE Horses

Thoroughbreds are great athletes, and they also are great pleasure and companion animals for those who love horses. and are teaming up to bring Thoroughbreds in need of homes to the attention of hundreds of Read More

The Next Step

What does the rest of the country think about horse owners--and the horse industry--about now? Probably not too highly, would be my guess. A call from CBS radio network reporter Stephan Kaufman out of Washington state asked if I would comment on th Read More

Breeders' Cup Thoroughbred Racing Information Galore

Are you interested in today's championship Thoroughbred races? Want to know what happened yesterday with all the fillies and mares? Find all the information you need--articles, photos, videos on past winners, news shows, handicapping tips, and Read More

Equine Nutrition and Feeding Conference at Ohio State

The Ohio State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital is hosting an Equine Nutrition and Feeding Conference Nov. 8-9 in Columbus, Ohio.

The course is designed for veterinarians, technicians, owners, and breeders. Attendees will gain Read More

New York Breeding Farm Cruelty Case; Additional Charges Possible

An animal cruelty case that resulted in the seizure of 82 allegedly malnourished horses might see new charges filed against additional individuals, according to an article on Read More

Six Horses Among More Than 60 Animals Seized in Texas

More than 60 animals were seized from a farm near McKinney, Texas, when the owners said they could not afford to feed them any longer, according to an article on Read More

Buying at a Thoroughbred Auction

As investors in the housing market, stock market, and horse market are finding out, an economic downturn is a great time to find bargains. (Read more at "Sport Horse Enthusiasts Eye Read More

Horse Ranch for Disabled Children Opened by NASCAR's Tina Gordon

Former NASCAR driver Tina Gordon has traded in her car and truck racing horsepower for the four-legged kind, according to an article on Read More

Washington Horse Owners Beware: West Nile Virus Lurking

The Washington state Department of Health reported two additonal horses have tested positive for West Nile virus. There also have been additional dead birds in Lewis and Pierce Counties that tested positive.

Earlier this year West Nile Read More

Equine Rescue Fundraiser Near Chicago

Field Of Dreams Horse Rescue and Adoption in St. Charles is holding a fundraiser on Oct. 25 at Gaslight Manor in Aurora, Ill., followed by live and silent auctions. Tickets are $50 and proceeds benefit the rescue.

More than 300 items hav Read More

Wild Horses in Wyoming a Tourist Attraction, But Problems Lurk

Ken Martin has made a job out of showing the some 200 wild horses of the McCullough Peaks wild horse range in Wyoming to tourists, many who say seeing the horses in the wild is the "highlight" of their vacations.

An article at Read More

Mare With Melanoma: A Teacher to the End

Years ago my family became the owners of a beautiful, older Arab mare named Danza Mia. She�s been mentioned in this column several times, including a couple of years ago when we had to make the decision for euthanasia. Based on her necropsy, it Read More

Horse and Jockey Safety Causes Hurdle Racing Cancellation in Australia

An article today (Sept. 28) at said Racing Victoria in Australia has canceled all hurdle racing in the territory for the remainder of the Read More

Australia's Newest Flu Scare Over

Tests on 74 horses have come back negative after a horse had a "weak positive test" for equine infuenza. Read More

Mare Shot Repeatedly Now Safe

A Thoroughbred mare and former polo pony in her 20s was shot repeatedly and left for dead in the desert of New Mexico, but the mare didn't die. Instead she wandered to civilization Read More

Promoting Equine Veterinary Practice to Vet Students

More than 800 third-year veterinary students were given a fully sponsored trip to attend the Opportunities in Equine Practice Seminar (OEPS) in Lexington, Ky., over Labor Day weekend. Members of the veterinary class of 2010 were given the Read More

Beware of Rabies

There is absolutely no reason for a horse owner not to vaccinate a horse against rabies.

Numerous states already this year have reported rabies in a variety of domestic and wildlife species. Horses get rabies. Humans get Read More

Equine Nutrition With No Grain

A three-year study by nutritionist Sarah Ralston, VMD, PhD, Dipl. ACVN, of Rutgers University in New Jersey, and her collaborators involved feeding draft cross weanlings and yearlings total mixed rations (TMRs) that contained processed forages, Read More

Horse and Livestock Humane Proponent's Life to be Basis of HBO Movie

A movie based on the life of Temple Grandin, PhD, who has long been a proponent of humane horse and livestock handling, might finally be moving forward, according to a report in the Read More

Horses Rescued from Deep Ditch in Florida

Rescuers got two for the price of one in the rescue of a pair of horses trapped in a deep, narrow ditch in Miami-Dade County in Florida. A report on said Read More

Horses and Human Die in Australia Hendra Outbreak; Government Comes Under Fire

There have been calls for an inquiry about the recent hendra outbreak in Australia that has resulted in the death of five horses and one human, according to an article on

Veterinarian Ben Read More

Equestrian Olympic Drug Testing Clarifications Announced by FEI

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) released the following information in regard to the four horses that tested positive to prohibited medications at the 2008 Olympic Games.

"Below are some clarifications on the procedure that Read More

Watch Olympic Equestrian Events Live on the Web

Did you know you can watch the Olympics live on your computer even when they aren't on television?

Visit to watch live streaming video of Olympic equestrian Read More

Olympic Equestrian Results Day 1

Find out Olympic equestrian event results and schedules on

Current top standings for Individual Eventing Dressage Day 1 ar Read More