Peterson: Be Proactive on Racetrack Surface Maintenance

April 14, 2014

Peterson told regulators racing surfaces shouldn't be considered the cause of fatal breakdowns. ... Read More


Eventing Champion Headley Britannia Euthanized

April 02, 2014

Headley Britannia was euthanized April 1 after a cross-country schooling accident. She was 21.... Read More


Jockey Club Releases Equine Injury Database Statistics

April 01, 2014

The prevalence of race-related fatal injury for a five-year period was 1.91 per 1,000 starts.... Read More


Diagnosing Unusual Hock Lameness

February 17, 2014

Because each hock lameness case is unique, it isn't always easy to pinpoint the cause of the unsoundness.... Read More


Equine Lameness: Clinical Judgment Meets Diagnostic Imaging

February 11, 2014

Veterinarians have tools to help them make educated judgments about lamenesses, their causes, and prognoses.... Read More


Commentary: St Nicholas Abbey's 
Brave Battle

January 29, 2014

Learn about St Nicholas Abbey's battle with a fracture that was ultimately ended by a severe bout of colic.... Read More


Retired Olympic Show Jumper Jalisca Solier Euthanized

January 27, 2014

The 17-year-old Selle Francais mare broke a bone in her front right leg in a pasture accident on Jan. 26.... Read More


Irish Star St Nicholas Abbey Dies From Colic

January 14, 2014

Champion Irish racehorse St Nicholas Abbey died the morning of Jan. 14 due to complications from colic.... Read More


Two Racehorses Dead after Training Collision

January 06, 2014

The Jan. 4 accident claimed the lives of racehorses Caixa Electronica and Six Drivers.... Read More


St Nicholas Abbey Reaches 'Critical' Point in Recovery

December 02, 2013

The racehorse has reached a "critical" point in his recovery from a fractured leg and subsequent laminitis. ... Read More


Christmas Comes Early for Thoroughbred Rescue

November 29, 2013

CANTER California became a beneficiary as Ice Horse transitions to a new product line.... Read More


Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile Contender Has Successful Surgery

November 08, 2013

Centralinteligence underwent successful surgery after sustaining a hairline condylar fracture.... Read More


Secret Compass Euthanized after Suffering Condylar Fracture

November 02, 2013

The 2-year-old filly suffered a condylar fracture during the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies race.... Read More


What are Third Trochanter Fractures in Horses?

October 30, 2013

Researchers say third trochanter fractures probably aren't career ending and generally heal without surgery. ... Read More


Breeders' Cup Sprint Contender Fatally Injured in Workout

October 28, 2013

Points Offthebench, a 4-year-old gelding, suffered condylar fracture in his right front fetlock.... Read More


What's a Splint?

October 24, 2013

Learn about the splint bones, common problems, and treatments to alleviate those problems.... Read More


2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Winner Shanghai Bobby Retired

September 30, 2013

Shanghai Bobby sustained a suspensory ligament injury and was subsequently retired.... Read More


Officials Plan No Further Action in Monzante Case

July 26, 2013

Racehorse Monzante broke down and was euthanized following a race at Evangeline Downs July 20. ... Read More


Trainer: Racehorse Monzante Euthanized Due to Injuries

July 25, 2013

Jackie Thacker said he euthanized Monzante because the gelding was suffering following a breakdown.... Read More


Preakness Runner-Up Sidelined with Pelvic Fracture

June 19, 2013

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


Racehorse Point of Entry Suffers Condylar Fracture

June 10, 2013

Point of Entry suffered a condylar fracture in his left hind cannon bone and will have surgery. ... Read More


Stabilizing Equine Limb Fractures in the Field (AAEP 2012)

May 24, 2013

Properly stabilizing of equine limb fractures helps improve the chances of successful surgical repair.... Read More


Of Horses and Health Problems

May 21, 2013

I'd like to learn more about your equine seniors and the health challenges they face.... Read More


Black Onyx Scratched From Kentucky Derby

May 03, 2013

Black Onyx was scratched from the May 4 Kentucky Derby after a chip was found in his left front fetlock.... Read More


Bandages for Fracture Stabilization Evaluated (AAEP 2012)

April 29, 2013

Researchers evaluated Robert Jones bandage application methods to determine the best way to limit limb motion.... Read More