Esther Marr

Esther Marr is a staff writer for The Blood-Horse magazine.

Articles by Esther Marr

Two Others With Horse Industry Ties Identified as Crash Victims

As the investigation continued into the crash of Comair Flight 5191 in Lexington, Ky., two more individuals connected with the Thoroughbred industry have been identified as victims of the crash.

The plane, which went down in a field about a Read More

Breeders' Incentive Program Announces New Developments

The Kentucky Breeder's Incentive Program, which is comprised of sales tax on stud fees and awarded its first check during Kentucky Derby week, is kicking into high gear to get more mares registered and is expanding its efforts to include non-rac Read More

Zito, Jackson, Hancock Discuss Slaughter Issue

The excitement of the upcoming third jewel of the Triple Crown highlights the shining careers of Thoroughbreds in their prime, but also conjures up the tender subject of what might happen to those runners once their careers have ended.

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KEEP Promises its Members 'We'll Keep on Going'

Shaking off defeat of the casino bill in the recent legislative session, the Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) showed a fresh outlook for the remainder of 2006 in a first public meeting May 9 at the Kentucky Horse Park.

The Read More