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Study Of Inflammatory Markers Leaves Researchers With More Questions About Predicting Racehorse Injury

For years now, researchers have been searching for some kind of agent detectable in horses’ blood to warn them of an impending injury. Research presented by Dr. David Horohov of the Gluck Equine Research Center at the University of Kentucky at a recent Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council meeting shows the quest has continued to […]

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Thoroughbred Charities Of America Provides Emergency Grant To Caribbean Thoroughbred Aftercare

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) has provided a grant for emergency relief to Caribbean Thoroughbred Aftercare, a Puerto Rico-based nonprofit organization. The grant will be used to provide hay to the hundreds of racing and retired Thoroughbreds living on the U.S. Virgin Islands of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix, which were recently devastated […]

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Biosecurity Basics: Disinfecting A Stall

Biosecurity is at the forefront of many horse owner’s minds as Equine Infectious Anemia and West Nile Virus cases continue to rise. One of the easiest ways to help prevent the spread of disease is to practice proper biosecurity measures in the barn, which would include sanitizing the stall in which any ill horse has […]

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Feeding Frenzy: Proper Nutrition For Evacuated Horses

The headlines have been filled lately with wildfires, hurricanes and flooding that has forced horse owners across the country to either relocate with equines in tow or shelter in place and prepare as best they can. While it can be impossible to know for how long horses will be unable to return to their home […]

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Thoroughbred Incentive Program Championship Winners Announced

The inaugural Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) Championship Horse Show was held Sunday, September 10, 2017, in the Rolex Stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park, coinciding with the New Vocations All-Thoroughbred Charity Horse Show. During the championships, 119 Thoroughbreds competed in a total of 12 divisions for English Pleasure, Hunters and Jumpers, and each division was […]

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Horses Graze On Top Of Their Stable At Argentina Polo Farm

A farm in Argentina is taking a new approach to grazing their horses. Architecture firm Estudio Ramos designed a modern stale that not only boasts clean lines and an open-air concept, but a seeded roof, allowing horses to graze from above. Located in La Pampa in central Argentina, Figueras Stable is owned by professional polo […]

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Irma Recovery: University of Florida Back To Business After Hurricane

The University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine Is back to business as usual this week, although many of its employees are still dealing with power, cell, and internet outages at home, thanks to Hurricane Irma. Sarah Carey, Director of Communications for the College, said both the college and University of Florida’s Veterinary Hospitals resumed […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Thoroughbreds Dazzle In New Vocations Show

This weekend New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program and The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) welcomed more than 250 Thoroughbreds to the Kentucky Horse Park, allowing their riders to compete in one of the most coveted venues in equestrian sports – the Rolex Stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park. With horses coming from even out […]

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When The Storm Clears, Veterinary Challenges Remain For Horses Stuck In Flood Waters

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma flooded two of the largest horse populations in the United States. Texas has a million horses and Florida has a half-million. During the hurricanes, the major threat to these animals was flying debris, but in their aftermath, horses struggled through floodwater to survive. Floodwater is particularly hazardous because of the level […]

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Prison Swapped Inmates For Animals As Irma Loomed

As hurricane Irma made its way toward the coast of Miami, the Monroe County Sherriff’s Office sent 426 inmates to Palm Beach County in order to house 250 animals in order to protect them from the storm. The animals, which included horses, sheep, alpacas, alligators, a sloth, and an emu, were relocated from a sanctuary […]

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