Thoroughbreds

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Parasite Egg Shedding on Central Kentucky Horse Farms

October 25, 2013

Study data showed the benefit of establishing strongyle egg counts to determine the need for treatment.... Read More

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BHA Looks Ahead to IFHA Debate on Anabolic Steroids

October 04, 2013

The BHA supports the introduction of a minimum standard for anabolic steroid across racing nations.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Showcase Features Retired Racers

August 29, 2013

Washington's Thoroughbred Showcase, featuring 30+ former racehorses, will be held Aug. 31 at Emerald Downs.... Read More

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Commentary: Avoiding the Edge

August 07, 2013

What could a recent Texas ruling about registering horse-clones with the AQHA mean for Thoroughbred breeders?... Read More

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Thoroughbred Stallion Unbridled's Song Euthanized

July 26, 2013

He was euthanized due to an inoperable mass in multiple sinus cavities and around his optic nerves. ... Read More

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Using Vital Signs to Monitor Racehorses

June 07, 2013

Dr. Scott Palmer explains how vital signs are used to monitor racehorses during and after training. ... Read More

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Osteochondrosis in Yearlings and Future Racing Performance

June 05, 2013

The number and severity of lesions present could impact a horse's future racing performance.... Read More

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Why Do Racehorses Wear Tongue Ties?

May 18, 2013

Dr. Scott Palmer explains why some racehorses wear tongue ties and why this equipment is important. ... Read More

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TAA Accredits First Three Aftercare Facilities

May 08, 2013

The facilities are now able to receive financial support from the TAA for the care of retired Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Endoscopic Evaluations in Exercising Thoroughbred Yearlings

May 07, 2013

Vets evaluated the potential application of dynamic endoscopy when examining Thoroughbred yearlings.... Read More

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Caring for the Disciplines: Racing

May 04, 2013

It takes careful conditioning and management to keep any racehorse in tip-top shape.... Read More

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Dealing with Dirt Being Kicked in Racehorses' Eyes

May 02, 2013

Dr. Scott Palmer discusses how trainers deal with dirt being kicked in racehorses eyes during races. ... Read More

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Shoeing Racehorses

April 25, 2013

Dr. Scott Palmer describes some common racehorse shoeing techniques. ... Read More

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Famed Thoroughbred Stallion Storm Cat Dies at Age 30

April 24, 2013

Storm Cat was euthanized April 24 due to complications from infirmities of old age. ... Read More

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NYTHA Establishes Equine Retirement Program

April 16, 2013

The NYTHA has launched a retirement program for Thoroughbreds stabled at New York Racing Association tracks. ... Read More

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Zenyatta Foals Tapit Colt

April 02, 2013

Zenyatta produced her second foal, a colt by Tapit, on her birthday, April 1. ... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra Returns to Stonestreet Farm

March 26, 2013

Rachel Alexandra was released from Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and returned home to Stonestreet Farm today.... Read More

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Equine Aftercare Organization Adds Directors

March 19, 2013

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced that four additional individuals will serve as directors. ... Read More

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Penn National Race Course Working for Horse Adoption

March 16, 2013

The track's simulcast feed will run informational slots featuring retired racehorses available for adoption.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club to Fund 12 New Projects in 2013

March 15, 2013

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation approved funding of 12 new projects in 2013. ... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra Still on Road to Recovery

March 12, 2013

Rachel Alexandra continues healing well following a March 7 procedure to drain an abscess. ... Read More

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California Authorities Seek Six Horses for EIA Testing

March 12, 2013

Six horses are sought for follow-up testing in connection with a study on EIA in racing Quarter Horses.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Racehorse Fatal Injury Rate Steady in 2012

March 08, 2013

Fatal injuries in North American Thoroughbred races stayed consistent at just under two per 1,000 starts. ... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra Doing Well After Doctors Drain Abscess

March 08, 2013

Rachel Alexandra was "bright and alert" March 7 after an abscess was discovered and drained that morning.... Read More

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TAA Accepting Accreditation Applications

March 06, 2013

Thoroughbred aftercare organizations can now apply for Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) accreditation.... Read More