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December 24, 2016 - Midwest/Canada: Quick Entrance

  • January 17, 2017
  • 65 Downloads
  • File Size 4.1MB

Anthony Bilotta jumps right into Peaceful Valley Farms by Erin Shea WHEN ANTHONY BILOTTA made a trip to Alberta, Canada, to see his son graduate from Olds College he didn’t expect to make a major life... Download

December 10, 2016 - West Coast: Hello, Daehling

  • January 10, 2017
  • 92 Downloads
  • File Size 6.8MB

Horses, grapes, trees thrive at Daehling Ranch by Tracy Gantz PRACTICALITY OFTEN DOESN’T RECEIVE the proper amount of credit or respect that the trait deserves. Joe Daehling has mastered the art of practicality... Download

December 3, 2016 - Southwest: High on the Mountain

  • January 05, 2017
  • 136 Downloads
  • File Size 2.7MB

Shaun Hubbard carries on family tradition at Ruidoso Downs by Lenny Shulman RACING FANS FLOCK to their favorite tourist desti-nations in the summertime to enjoy the big meets at resort towns such as Saratoga... Download

December 3, 2016 - Southeast: The New Rules

  • January 05, 2017
  • 125 Downloads
  • File Size 952kB

Bert Pilcher Jr. and partners reach the big time with Three Rules by Karen M. Johnson FOR 36 YEARS Bert Pilcher Jr. employed a business model that worked to his satisfaction. For a commercial breeder it... Download

November 12, 2016 - Preparing Mares for Breeding

  • November 17, 2016
  • 407 Downloads
  • File Size 2.2MB

Preparing Mares for Breeding by Heather Smith Thomas TO GET EVERY MARE safely in foal, it pays to start preparing for breeding well ahead of when you plan to breed her. This means an assessment of health... Download

Promotional Feature: Boarding - Finding The Right Fit

  • November 16, 2016
  • 254 Downloads
  • File Size 1.1MB

That Thoroughbreds are a tricky investment is well-known to all participants in the industry. There is a lot of money passing hands for a most-fragile commodity, meaning that the care and welfare of the... Download

October 29, 2016 - Stem Cell Therapy

  • November 10, 2016
  • 320 Downloads
  • File Size 3.8MB

New Techniques for Harvesting and Administering Stem Cells by Heather Smith Thomas STEM CELL THERAPY has been utilized in horses to help heal tendon, ligament, and joint injuries for nearly a decade, and... Download

September 17, 2016 - Tying-up in Thoroughbred Racehorses

  • October 15, 2016
  • 740 Downloads
  • File Size 2.6MB

Tying-up in Thoroughbred Racehorses by Heather Smith Thomas MUSCLE PROBLEMS are fairly common in athletic horses. Muscle pain and cramping associated with exercise have been recognized for more than 100... Download

August 6, 2016 - Lameness: Sole Bruises

  • September 21, 2016
  • 1,037 Downloads
  • File Size 2.9MB

Sole Bruises by Heather Smith Thomas TRAUMA TO INNER TISSUES of the foot beneath the horny sole can rupture small blood vessels, creating a bruise. When a horse steps on something hard and sharp (gravel... Download

Promotional Feature: Breaking & Training - Yearlings

  • September 21, 2016
  • 727 Downloads
  • File Size 3.2MB

Buying a yearling is the easiest part of acquiring a racing prospect. Next for the young Thoroughbred lies many lessons to be learned, with patience and experience going a long way toward ensuring these... Download

July 16, 2016 - Foal Health: Ulcers in Young Horses

  • September 07, 2016
  • 934 Downloads
  • File Size 2.9MB

Equine ulcers were first recognized in horses more than 30 years ago. by Heather Smith Thomas Unbuffered acid, or acid exposure of non-glandular regions of the stomach not normally pro- tected by mucus... Download

May 14, 2016 - Hoof Care

  • May 31, 2016
  • 2,244 Downloads
  • File Size 2.9MB

White Line Disease by Heather Smith Thomas White line disease is the common term for a progressive infection and subsequent separation of the hoof wall—with the hoof wall coming loose from the underlying... Download

April 30, 3016 - Weanling Nutrition

  • May 10, 2016
  • 2,420 Downloads
  • File Size 3.9MB

Proper feeding important at stressful time of a young horses’ development by Heather Smith Thomas Weaning time is stressful for foals, and racehorse breeders strive to make this transition as easy as possible... Download

April 30, 2016 - South West Regional: Diverse Approach

  • May 10, 2016
  • 2,043 Downloads
  • File Size 5.6MB

Joe and Terri Carter commit to Oklahoma through a variety of ventures by Frank Angst In developIng a busIness plan that allowed them to continue their lifelong passion for horses, Joe and Terri Carter... Download

April 16, 2016 - Southeast Regional: Jewel of the South

  • April 27, 2016
  • 2,029 Downloads
  • File Size 2.5MB

Adena Springs South expands under Frank Stronach by Julie Hazelwood Castro Stronach Stables is among the most recognized racing outfits throughout the United States and Canada. A common thread connecting... Download

April 2, 2016 - Midwest/Canada: Cool Cole Man

  • April 26, 2016
  • 2,135 Downloads
  • File Size 4.8MB

John Burness calmly handles the challenges at Ontario's Colebrook Farms by Lenny Shulman On an early March morning that has seen a foot of snow cover his corner of Ontario, Colebrook Farms owner John... Download

March 26, 2016 - Southwest: Sweet Music

  • April 06, 2016
  • 2,316 Downloads
  • File Size 3.8MB

Musician Susan Hunter hits the high notes with Thoroughbreds By Ron Mitchell Susan Hunter considers herself lucky that she's made a successful living off what is decidedly the most near and dear to... Download

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