Eric Mitchell is a Editorial Director and Editor-in-Chief The Blood-Horse magazine.
Articles by Eric Mitchell
September 17, 2009
On the recommendation of the Kentucky State Veterinarian’s Office, horses stabled at Hoosier Park will not be allowed to enter the barn areas of any Kentucky racetrack or public training facility until further notice.
Hoosier Park Racing an Read More
September 26, 2007
I took my 7-year-old son to visit the Old Man on a recent Sunday afternoon.
It's been almost 20 years since I'd seen him, and the first time for Matthew. You know how time gets away. The Old Man's health has not been too good lately so a Read More
June 12, 2002
The American Quarter Horse Association has eliminated all restrictions regarding the registration of foals produced through embryo transfer as part of an out-of-court settlement with a coalition of breeders.
For a couple of years, the Read More
May 30, 2002
A Texas judge reaffirmed on May 16 his earlier decision that an American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) rule restricting the number of registered foals produced through embryo transfer violates the state's Read More
January 24, 2002
Published in the Jan. 26 issue of The Blood-Horse
Thoroughbred breeders who are happy with the industry's staunch opposition to artificial insemination and embryo transfer should not get too comfortable.
"Don't think Read More
January 09, 2002
Uniformity among testing procedures and the development of a broad-based funding mechanism to support expanded testing programs and research were among 21 recommendations made by Racehorse Medication Summit report released Jan. 4.
The Read More
November 15, 2001
Prospective foal insurance used to be about the new owner of a pregnant broodmare protecting his investment after the purchase. At this year's Keeneland November breeding stock sale, insurance coverage became an
incentive to buy the mare in Read More
May 24, 2001
Lexington, Ky., feed companies are busy filling orders for bags and buckets of mycotoxin binder from horse owners in 15 states throughout the East Coast.
Feeding the binder, which is an additive derived from yeast, has been recommended by Read More