Thoroughbred Industry Library

July 2024 - Hoof Health

  • June 24, 2024
  • File Size 2.1MB

Hoof management should start early in a horse's life by Amanda Duckworth THERE IS NO question that good hooves are a cornerstone too having healthy horses, whether they are athletically inclined or... Download

June 2024 - Respiratory

  • May 27, 2024
  • File Size 2.4MB

Equine athletic performance tied to respiratory health by Amanda Duckworth IN THE EQUINE world, many are familiar with the adage "no hoof, no horse," but when it comes to Thoroughbreds, having... Download

May 2024 - Elderly Care

  • April 23, 2024
  • File Size 1.7MB

Diagnosing Cushing's disease/PPID can be tricky by Amanda Duckworth AS HORSES AGE, the list of potential medical concerns they might face changes. For equines 15 and older, one of the most common diseases... Download

April 2024 - Feed & Nutrition

  • March 17, 2024
  • File Size 5.1MB

Finding a feeding plan that meets your equine's needs by Amanda Duckworth THE OLD JOKE goes that hay is for horses, but when it comes down to it, proper equine nutrition is no laughing matter. Download... Download

March 2024 - Parasite Concerns

  • March 17, 2024
  • File Size 5.3MB

As parasites evolve, treatments are studied by Amanda Duckworth WHILE THE THOUGHT of regular worms is unpleasant, super worms are an international problem. Download this week's Health Zone to continue... Download

March 2024 - Southwest: Triple Play

  • March 17, 2024
  • File Size 5.8MB

Started by a former professional baseball player, Louisiana's Red River Fars has spanned three generations oof the Adcock family By Karen M. Johnson RED RIVER FARMS has been around so long that owner... Download

March 2024 - Southeast: Winning Formula

  • March 17, 2024
  • File Size 7.9MB

Hands-on, hard-working consignor Paul Sharp ticking all the boxes By Cynthia McFarland PASSION ONLY TAKES you so far. But combine that passion with had work, talent, and opportunity, and the sky's... Download

February 2024 - West Coast: Expanding Horizons

  • January 21, 2024
  • File Size 1.7MB

Eclipse Thoroughbred Farm enters stallion business By Tracy Gantz WHEN GRAZEN RESUMES HIS STUD duties in 2024, he won't recognize his new digs. But the leading California sire will be returning to... Download

February 2024 - Mid-Atlantic: Game Changer

  • January 21, 2024
  • File Size 1.6MB

Virginia-certified Thoroughbred program a welcome addition By Charlie McCarthy AFTER VIRGINIA'S HORSE industry was dealt a disastrous blow due to the closing of Colonial Downs in 2013, Eagle Point... Download

January 2024 - Mare and Foal Health

  • December 19, 2023
  • File Size 4.6MB

Research remains robust on mare & foal health by Amanda Duckworth THE BEGINNING OF a new year is also the start of new dreams for anyone who has a pregnant broodmare. Download this week's Health... Download

January 2024 - Southwest: For the Love of Arkansas

  • December 19, 2023
  • File Size 2.7MB

John Ed Anthony remains steadfast in his support of racing in his home state By Karen M. Johnson JOHN ED ANTHONY's STABLE has seen some iterations since he entered horse racing as an owner in the early... Download

December 2023 - Breeding

  • November 21, 2023
  • File Size 4MB

The science behind breeding by Amanda Duckworth AS BREEDING SEASON approaches, farm managers actively work to make sure stallions and broodmares are at their best. Download this week's Health Zone... Download

December 2023 - West Coast: Shining Brightly

  • November 21, 2023
  • File Size 1.7MB

Barton Thoroughbreds: Soaring to New Heights By Tracy Gantz BARTON THOROUGHBREDS IS HAVING A breakout season in 2023, but it has been years in the making. Download this week's Regional to continue... Download

December 2023 - Northeast: Coming In Hot

  • November 21, 2023
  • File Size 5.4MB

First-crop sire Solomini quick off the mark By Teresa Genaro THIS PAST SUMMER AT SARATOGA Race Course, Jane McMahon got some up-close-and-personal looks at theh progeny of the stallion that stands at her... Download

September 2023 - Joints

  • August 16, 2023
  • File Size 5.5MB

Researchers examine industry data for answers by Amanda Duckworth THERE IS LITTLE debate that healthy joints are incredibly important for the well-being of racehorses, but the reality is things can start... Download

August 2023 - Gut Health

  • July 31, 2023
  • File Size 3MB

Quickly addressing colic leads to better outcomes by Amanda Duckworth ALTHOUGH IT CONSISTS of five letters, for all intents and purposes, colic is a four-letter word to those who care for horses. Download... Download

July 2023 - Grooming

  • July 01, 2023
  • File Size 3.1MB

The severity of a region's winter weather is a consideration when determining whether to blanket or not by Amanda Duckworth IN THE HEAT of the summer, it is easy to forget one of the most debated topics... Download

June 2023 - Barn Management

  • July 01, 2023
  • File Size 4.7MB

Importance of managing aerosol particles' impact on horses and humans in the barn by Amanda Duckworth HORSES ARE KEPT in stalls for many reasons, ranging from convenience to medical requirement, but... Download

May 2023 - Hoof Health

  • May 02, 2023
  • File Size 4.9MB

Researchers examine gauging techniques in hoof evaluation by Amanda Duckworth GIVEN THE IMPORTANCE of hoof health in horses, it should come as no surprise that it's a heavily researched and studied... Download

April 2023 - Nutrition: Individual Commitment

  • March 15, 2023
  • File Size 5.1MB

Tailoring feed program to each horse can pay dividends by Amanda Duckworth A HORSE'S DIETARY needs vary depending on the lifestyle it leads. However, well-intentioned nutrition plans sometimes are... Download

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