sport horses

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Launches Professionals’ Circle, Rider Ambassador Programs

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today the creation of a Professionals’ Circle Program and Rider Ambassador Program, both of which are sponsored by sport horse enthusiast Jacqueline B. Mars.  Through the Professionals’ Circle Program, members can offer monetary contributions as well as their time toward supporting Grayson’s work and research. Stakeholders and fans from all […]

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Eastern France Suffering Large-Scale Outbreak Of Equine Herpesvirus

Nearly 200 horses have been affected by an equine herpesvirus outbreak in eastern France, reports horsetalk.co.nz. Beginning in January of 2018, a total of 22 properties have been listed as affected, primarily among sport horses. Some trotting horses, Thoroughbreds and breeding stock have also been affected. French monitoring agency RESPE triggered a crisis team on April […]

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Lost And Found Presented By Horseware: For Skiffington, The Training Game Has Changed

By 2007 Tom Skiffington had spent over three decades of his life training Thoroughbreds. Despite a resume that included 53 graded stakes wins and runners earning over $24 million, Skiffington left the business with relatively little fanfare and no hard feelings. “I’d seen it happen to guys that were better trainers than me – one […]

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Feed Contamination Suspected In Cases Of Show Jumper Morphine Positives

After several drug positives placed him on suspension, an Olympic show jumper is cleared to return to the competition arena this week after authorities discovered feed contamination could be to blame. Steve Guerdat had two horses test positive for two substances – codeine and morphine – and had trace amounts of oripavine after a competition earlier this year in […]

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Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: 2015 Rolex Thoroughbreds

It’s that time of year once again. Flowers are blooming, foals are frolicking and for a few weeks each year, Kentucky draws the attention of horse-lovers the world over. First, the sport horse world turns its attention to Lexington in the last week of April for the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. A week later, it’s […]

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Hermitage Farm to Host Combined Driving Event for Charity

First-class equestrian competition and entertainment for all is guaranteed at the fifth annual Hermitage Classic, September 12-14, in Goshen, KY hosted by Steve Wilson, Founder of 21c Museum Hotels and owner of Hermitage Farm. This United States Equestrian Federation-sanctioned combined driving event will feature top driving competition and social events on the grounds of historic […]

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Bruce Duchossois, Sport Horse Community Staple, Dies at 64

Bruce Duchossois, a well-known figure in American eventing and son of Arlington Park owner Richard Duchossois, died Wednesday at the age of 64 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Duchossois was a partner in Phillip Dutton’s True Prospect Farm in West Grove, Pa., and had his own facility in Aiken, S.C. Duchossois was an accomplished […]

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Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Trainer Tips With Phillip Dutton

Born in 1963 in Nyngan, New South Wales, Australia, Phillip Dutton grew up on his family’s sheep and wheat farm. Horses were a major part of his life from day one, and as he grew older, he participated in pony club rallies and horse trials and continued riding through his college career. By 1991 he […]

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Three Chimneys Presents Good News Friday: Secretariat Lives On … in the Showring

As the 40th anniversary of Secretariat’s Triple Crown run has come and gone, Big Red’s blood seems to fade further into the distance of today’s Thoroughbred breeding. But in the sport horse world, that blood is still very much in demand. In 1988, the Mr. Prospector mare Sue Babe foaled a strapping bay colt by […]

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