Scot T. Gillies

Scot Gillies is Editor, Professional Products at Blood-Horse Publications. Outside of the office, he trail rides with his off-the-track gelding, breeds and races Thoroughbreds, and is a terrible handicapper, invariably losing money (but still having fun) at the racetrack. He is a former photo/newsletter editor for The Horse.

Articles by Scot Gillies

20 Things Your Horse's Teeth are Telling You

Brush up on your equine oral health knowledge with these facts about dental anatomy, issues, and exams. Read More

Blog Update: Making a New Mom for a Rejected Filly

This is a test. As you'll find out, it's a test in more ways than one.

For the next few weeks, I would like to share a little bit of my life with you. It's a story that you won't find in a veterinary text, but I Read More

Horse Dies in Hawthorne Racecourse Spill

Two jockeys were able to escape serious injury when their horses fell while running in the second race at Hawthorne Park on Thursday (April 12), reported the Arlington Heights, Ill., Read More

Fans Watch on Web as Mare Finally Foals

The wait is over for Suerte's followers on the Web, according to NBC11.com. The 21-year-old Trakehner mare delivered a colt last night (March 31) at 7:25pm at Glenhill Far Read More

Throat Abscess Blamed for Discreet Cat's Poor Performance

A recently-discovered throat abscess in Discreet Cat has been cited as the probable reason for the millionaire racehorse's poor showing in the Dubai World Cup yesterday (March 31), according to a Read More

Firemen Train for Horse Rescue in UK

Sparsholt College and Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service are enrolling firemen throughout the UK in equine handling and awareness courses, according to a Horse & Read More

UK Police Investigate Shaving of Horses

Recent attacks on an Aberdeenshire farm have left more than 25 horses with cut manes and tails, The Herald reported. At least 12 separate incidents have occurred since January in this Read More

Horse Won as Contest Prize Turns 30

Mountwood Bally Hy--"Monty" to her longtime owner--will soon reach the milestone age of 30 years. Helen Seymour of Suffolk, England, won the horse as a prize in a Horse & Hound Read More

Horse Rescued from Canyon Ravine

Volunteers rescued a horse that had fallen backwards into a southern Calfornia ravine on Mar. 16, according to reports from San Diego's ABC News 10 and Read More

Polytrack Reviewed After 18 Ambulance Runs at Turfway Park

Recent temperature drops have given officials at a northern Kentucky racetrack the opportunity to review how well Polytrack surface material handles cold weather, according to a Jan. 26 report in the Lexington Read More