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Insurance Company To Offer Companion Horse Coverage

Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group announced recently that they have started offering veterinary care insurance to companion horses. The policies will be underwritten by the United States Fire Insurance Co. The company, which also offers coverage for dogs, cats and small animals, says companion animals will be covered like any other companion animal, providing […]

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Pimlico To Host Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show June 25

The Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show presented by Beyond the Wire will take place Sunday, June 25 beginning at 8 a.m. in the infield at historic Pimlico Race Course. All proceeds from ticket sales and entry fees will go to benefit Beyond the Wire, a thoroughbred aftercare program launched last year by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s […]

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UC Davis Posts Heat Advisory For Horses In Region

Temperatures have been approaching record highs throughout the country the past few weeks, especially in the western portion of the United States.  In an effort to help horse owners stay mindful of how the rising temperatures could impact their horses, the College of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis posted an advisory outlining ways they can […]

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Fish Oil And Corticosteroids Can Positively Impact Airway Disease

Many owners suffer alongside their horses with airway disease, feeling distress while watching horses cough during exercise and perform with difficulty. Despite the widespread incidence of airway disease in horses, treatment options remain limited. According to a recent study*, many horses need more than just corticosteroid anti-inflammatories to improve airway health. Currently, many veterinarians recommend […]

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XBTV Aftercare Film Festival To Open July 1

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today an exciting collaboration with XBTV to present the XBTV Aftercare Film Festival.  The Film Festival will launch July 1st as part of an ongoing industry effort to highlight the importance of horse aftercare as part of the ecosystem of Thoroughbred racing. Themed “The Importance of Thoroughbred Aftercare and Accreditation […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: A Lasting First-Timers’ Bond

If you’re interested in horses long enough, you will eventually have a select group of horses from your past that, for whatever reason, hold a special meaning. It could be the first horse you ever rode, owned or bred. Maybe it’s a horse that taught you an important lesson. It could even be a horse […]

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Lead Pony 101 Presented By Nupafeed: Practicing At Churchill Downs

For the past two weeks, the Paulick Report has been following the journey of a bay Thoroughbred gelding named “Trajan” as he transitions from a racing career to that of a lead pony. In the first week Trey learned some of the basic cues he would need for his new job, and in the second […]

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Riders Traverse 300+ Miles In Effort To Raise Organ Donation Awareness

Horseback riders in North Dakota and Minnesota are hitting the trails in an effort to raise money and awareness for tissue, eye and organ donation. Called Trails4Transplants, the group has been organizing trail rides since 2013, said Horse Channel. This year’s ride was begun on May 21 in Edgeley, North Dakota and finished on June […]

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Halters Worn By American Pharoah, Frankel, Arrogate Among Those Being Auctioned For CKRH Fundraiser

Halters worn by Triple Crown winner American Pharoah; Thoroughbred racing’s all-time leading earner, Arrogate; and such world-famous stallions as Frankel and Tapit are among the coveted items in an online auction to raise money for Central Kentucky Riding for Hope, the 36-year-old program at the Kentucky Horse Park that offers equine-assisted activities and therapies to […]

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Buy The Right Horse For The Job: Boyd Martin Encourages Top Event Riders To Try OTTBs

As the market for Thoroughbreds after the track continues to grow, Olympic rider Boyd Martin believes riders at the top levels of other equine disciplines should give an off-track Thoroughbred (OTTB) a try. Martin, who has long been a champion of the breed at the upper echelon of eventing, believes bringing more ex-racehorses into the […]

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