The Blood-Horse Staff

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Articles by Blood-Horse Staff

TCA Awards More Than $500,000 in Grants

TCA distributes grants to nonprofits including rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption organizations. Read More

Veterinarian's Wife Dies in Riding Accident

Horsewoman Christine Brown died in a riding accident at her home on July 10. She was 43. Read More

Paynter May Race in San Diego Handicap

After recovering from colitis and laminitis last year, the colt is pointed toward his second start in 2013. Read More

Hollywood Park Re-Accredited by Safety Alliance

Best practices were identified in virtually every primary area of focus, including horse health practices. Read More

Stiff Penalties Tied to Drugs 'Purple Pain,' 'TB-500'

The drugs, only available through compounding pharmacies, will be high-level violations if used in racing. Read More

AHC Applauds Senate Approval of Immigration Bill

The legislation could have a positive effect on horse racing and the horse industry. Read More

AHC Expresses Support for Immigration Reform

The AHC supports the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. Read More

CHRB Issues Update in Sudden Equine Death Inquiry

Investigators looking into the cause of equine sudden deaths concluded that no foul play was involved. Read More

Preakness Runner-Up Sidelined with Pelvic Fracture

Itsmyluckyday is expected to miss four months of training with a slight fracture of the ilium. Read More

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