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Maine Regulators Suspend Pharmacy Accused Of Selling Compounded Drugs Wholesale

Pennsylvania-based Rapid Equine Pharmacy LLC saw its license suspended by regulators in Maine after they say the mail-order pharmacy acted as a wholesaler for compounded drugs and sold large quantities of compounds to a veterinarian who distributed them without prescriptions. The Maine Board of Pharmacy immediately suspended the company’s license for 30 days in a […]

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Unique Program At Colorado State Helping Horses In Transition

The Department of Equine Sciences at Colorado State University (CSU) has launched a rapidly expanding course that rehabilitates and trains rescue horses in an effort to help them find new homes. Dubbed The Right Horse Program, CSU partnered with the Harmony Equine Center, Colorado Horse Rescue and Drifter Hearts of Hope to source the horses […]

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Michigan Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty After Ex-Racehorses Found ‘Emaciated’

Officials in Michigan have charged Jenny Barbeau, 44, of Freeland, Mich., with two animal cruelty counts related to 12 emaciated horses they say were found on Barbeau’s property. The horses, which local ABC 12 reported were ex-racehorses, were found in such poor shape that one of them had to be euthanized. Barbeau was charged with […]

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Melbourne Cup-Winning Trainer Weir Charged With Animal Cruelty

Trainer Darren Weir, whose credits include a win in the 2015 Melbourne Cup with Prince of Penzance, has been hit with nine charges related to the running of his stable, including animal cruelty. Multiple outlets reported that Weir was charged by police in Victoria Wednesday based on the results of searches of his properties in […]

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Report: Delaware Trainer Handed Year-Long Suspension After Allegedly Stealing Owner’s Horse

Trainer Gerald James is facing a one-year suspension in Delaware after officials say he took possession of a horse in his care, changed its name with The Jockey Club, and raced it under his own name. Thoroughbred Daily News reported that a stewards’ ruling accuses James of “false ownership/hidden ownership” and “alleged theft.” James had […]

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Breeders’ Cup Classic: Rosario Lands Mount On McKinzie

After telling Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith he would not be riding McKinzie in the Breeders’ Cup Classic, trainer Bob Baffert has handed the reins to Joel Rosario, the Daily Racing Form reported Wednesday. Smith had ridden McKinzie in each of his 13 starts to date. The Street Sense colt has won seven and […]

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Florida-Based Breeders’ Cup Contenders Having Trouble Taking Flight To California

At least a couple of Florida trainers are pretty unhappy with the travel scenario for their Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” contenders, according to the Daily Racing Form. Kathleen O’Connell, trainer of the Filly & Mare Sprint candidate Stormy Embrace, winner of an automatic berth into the race, said she was told by the […]

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Study: Do Some Castrations Cause Ongoing Pain?

Castration, a routine surgery that can be completed either standing sedated or completely anesthetized laying down, may cause issues for geldings long after the surgical incision has healed. New research suggests that neuromas, a mass of cells and nerves that form on a severed nerve, may be more common than previously thought at the castration […]

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Hill ‘N’ Dale Farms Announces 2020 Roster And Fees

Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms in Lexington, Ky., has released the advertised fees for its 2020 stallion roster, led once again by Horse of the Year and elite commercial sire Curlin. Curlin, a 15-year-old son of Smart Strike, will stand for $175,000, unchanged from the 2019 breeding season. He is the most prolific sire of seven-figure […]

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Mott On Classic: Tacitus Done For The Year, Elate To Be Cross-Entered

Bill Mott has ruled 3-year-old Tacitus out of this year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic, according to drf.com, but the Hall of Fame trainer may still have two entrants for the $6 million contest. “We’re going to give him some time, let him grow,” Mott said of Tacitus, a Tapit son out of champion Close Hatches. Other […]

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