Thoroughbreds

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Champion Racehorse Wise Dan Undergoes Colic Surgery

May 16, 2014

Wise Dan was taken to Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital for emergency surgery, trainer Charlie LoPresti said.... Read More

Icabad Crane, Preakness Stakes 2008

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Why Aren't There More Icabad Cranes?

May 14, 2014

If you could turn any famous racehorse into a sport horse, who would it be and why?... Read More

Eight Thoroughbreds died in an early morning fire at a barn and adjoining annex located on Rice Road in Lexington across from the rear entrance to the Keeneland stable area.

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Eight Horses Die in Barn Fire near Keeneland Race Course

May 09, 2014

Eight Thoroughbreds died in an early morning fire in a barn located near the Keeneland stable area.... Read More

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NYTHA Adds Per-Start Fee to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

May 06, 2014

Owners racing horses at New York Racing Association tracks will donate $5 per start to Thoroughbred aftercare.... Read More

Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom arrives early morning at Pimlico on May 21, 2011, at Pimlico Racecourse in Baltimore, Md.

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How to Keep Horses Fresh when Traveling Internationally

May 02, 2014

Trainer Graham Motion explains what kept Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom at his best as he traveled. ... Read More

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Racehorses and Second Careers

April 28, 2014

Graham Motion shares some thoughts on Thoroughbred racehorses and second careers. ... Read More

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Australia's Rules Banning AI in Thoroughbreds Upheld

April 19, 2014

The Full Federal Court of Australia dismissed a challenge to a ban on artificial insemination (AI).... Read More

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Old Friends Retiree Bull Inthe Heather Euthanized

April 08, 2014

The 24-year-old had been receiving treatment for several health issues, but his quality of life diminished.... Read More

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Old Friends, New Vocations Enter Partnership

April 04, 2014

The agreement is designed to jointly benefit Thoroughbreds in their post-racing and -breeding careers.... Read More

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TRF Names Messer, Scherf to Board

March 26, 2014

The TRF has named Nat T. Messer IV, DVM, ABVP, and Christopher Scherf to its board of directors.... Read More

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New Vocations Announces 16 Ambassadors for 2014

March 12, 2014

The ambassadors will represent the organization and help promote retired racehorses in second careers.... Read More

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Thoroughbred The Name's Jimmy Euthanized at Old Friends

March 10, 2014

The 1992 American Derby record setter The Name's Jimmy died March 7 at Old Friends in Georgetown, Ky.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Dies in Indianapolis Barn Blaze

March 04, 2014

A 2-year-old Thoroughbred is dead after fire swept through the barn in which it was residing.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Hoof Care: Foal to Racehorse to Sport Horse

February 26, 2014

To help your Thoroughbred perform to his potential, tailor his hoof care to his specific age, needs, and job.... Read More

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2014 TAA Application Available Online

February 25, 2014

The 2014 application for organizations seeking accreditation from the TAA Foundation is now available online.... Read More

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CANTER Pa. Offers Grants to 4-H and Pony Club Riders

February 15, 2014

4-H and Pony Club members in Pennsylvania who ride an OTTB can apply for a $250 educational scholarship.... Read More

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Eight Horses Die in Central Kentucky Barn Fire

February 10, 2014

A Feb. 9 barn fire at Equine Integrated Medicine veterinary clinic near Georgetown, Ky., killed eight horses.... Read More

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New Vocations Launches Ambassador Program

January 29, 2014

Those who have adopted a New Vocations horse can assist the organization in promoting retired racehorses.... Read More

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Top N.Y.-bred Dancin' Renee Dies at Old Friends

January 15, 2014

The 22-year-old Thoroughbred mare lost a long battle with laminitis and was euthanized Jan. 11.... Read More

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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

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Old Friends Retiree Sunshine Forever Dies

January 08, 2014

The 29-year-old stallion was discovered in his paddock at dawn on Jan. 7; a necropsy will be performed.... Read More

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Old Friends Retiree Patton Euthanized

January 07, 2014

The 23-year-old stallion had been at a clinic for several days for diagnostic tests and medical care.... Read More

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Transporting Mares and Foals

December 23, 2013

Avoid problems when traveling with a mare and foal with these tips from researchers, vets, and horsemen.... Read More

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New Bolton Center, TERF Announce Scholarships Awards

November 13, 2013

Two Penn Vet students received scholarships from the Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF). ... Read More

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Arkansas Awarded Leading Thoroughbred Award

November 12, 2013

The award is open to all Thoroughbreds competing at the National Horse Show. ... Read More