The Blood-Horse Staff

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Articles by Blood-Horse Staff

TAA Receives 27 Accreditation Applications

The applicants will now begin the TAA's review process to be eligible for grant consideration. Read More

RMTC Accredits First Two Laboratories

The RMTC accredited the University of California, Davis, Kenneth L. Maddy Laboratory and HFL Sport Science. Read More

EHV-1 Threat Cuts Park Stud's Breeding Season Short

Due to the recent EHV-1 outbreak at Woodbine, Park Stud has concluded the breeding season for its stallions. Read More

Racehorse Trainer Butler Faces Charges for Steroid Use

A British racehorse trainer has been charged with administering anabolic steroids to nine of his racehorses. Read More

Florida Won't Appeal Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing Ruling

Horse racing interests said June 6 Florida officials won't appeal a ruling on pari-mutuel barrel racing. Read More

Progress of Uniform Racehorse Medication Policy Noted

Survey results show the adoption of RCI's uniform medication policy for racing is advancing nationwide. Read More

Another British Racehorse Trainer to Face Steroid Charges

Gerard Butler will be charged for using the drug Sungate, which contains the anabolic steroid stanozolol. Read More

Rood & Riddle Buys Saratoga, N.Y., Veterinary Service

Rood & Riddle announced June 3 it has purchased Saratoga Equine Veterinary Service. Read More

Bill Would Retain Horse Depreciation Scale

The bill would make permanent the depreciation schedule for racehorses set to expire at the end of the year. Read More

Keeneland Re-accredited by NTRA Safety Alliance

Officials recognized Keeneland for numerous best practices, including several impacting racehorse health. Read More

RRTP Selects Trainers for Thoroughbred Makeover

Twenty-six professionals, amateurs, and juniors will participate in the Thoroughbred makeover. Read More

TOC Commits to Uniform Racehorse Medication Program

TOC has committed to implement the Mid-Atlantic Uniform Medication Program beginning in January 2014. Read More

New Vocations Seeking Summer Intern

The internship allows college students to gain hands-on experience in the Thoroughbred aftercare industry. Read More

Enhanced Security Measures for Belmont Stakes Horses

Security measures include the submission and publication of veterinary records for Belmont Stakes horses. Read More

New Federal Racehorse Drug Legislation Introduced

The new legislation would regulate/prohibit substances, methods, and treatments that can be used in racing. Read More

TOBA to Offer Breeding Clinic in Lexington, May 31-June 2

Lecture topics will include planning a mating, nutrition, foaling, farm and pasture management, and more. Read More

Motion, Smithwick, Pino Receive MHIB Touch of Class Awards

The awards honor Maryland horses and individuals that demonstrate standards of excellence. Read More

RACE Fund Online Auction Begins May 25

The RACE Fund is launching spring fund drive auction to help raise funds for racehorse retirement and rescue. Read More

Bramlage Could Be Released from Hospital May 10

Bramlage suffered a head injury after falling from a golf cart at Churchill Downs last week. Read More

Clean Test Results for Ky. Derby, Oaks Starters

The KHRC says all samples from Derby and Oaks horses were cleared with no irregularities found. Read More

TAA Accredits First Three Aftercare Facilities

The facilities are now able to receive financial support from the TAA for the care of retired Thoroughbreds. Read More

Judge Rules Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing in Violation of Law

A Florida administrative law judge ruled the state can't allow pari-mutuel barrel racing under current law. Read More

Godolphin Trainer's Steroid Use Called 'Deliberate Flouting'

The BHA called trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni's anabolic steroid use a "deliberate flouting" of racing rules. Read More

AHC Forum to Focus on Healthy Horses

The focus of this year's AHC National Issues Forum is "A Healthy Horse, A Healthy Industry." Read More

Second British Racehorse Trainer Admits to Steroid Use

Britain's steroid scandal continued April 29 when a Newmarket trainer admitted to using steroids on horses. Read More