Thoroughbred Industry Library

Promotional Feature: Boarding - Finding the Right Fit

  • October 19, 2021
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For every homebred raised on a private farm, there are many more Thoroughbred owners and breeders who place their horses at boarding farms—a decision that can be critical in a horse's development.... Download

November 2021 - Hay: More Than a Gut Feeling

  • October 19, 2021
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Hay — It's important to tailor hay to specific horses' needs by Amanda Duckworth AS HORSE CARE can get expensive, horsemen keep an eye out for areas where they can save some money, but when it... Download

October 2021 - Vaccines: Shot Clock

  • September 14, 2021
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Vaccines — Researchers examine timing of equine vaccinations by Amanda Duckworth FOR HUMANS, "VACCINES" and "herd immunity" have become buzzwords over the past year, but for horse owners... Download

September 2021 - Grooming: Closest of Connections

  • August 17, 2021
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Grooming — Grooming, baby talk benefit horses' physical, mental well-being by Amanda Duckworth THE PHYSCIAL BENEFITS of keeping an active horse properly groomed are well known. Grooming provides an... Download

July 2021 - Joint Health: Getting It Right

  • June 22, 2021
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Joint Health — Prompt lameness exams key in keeping small problems from becoming big issues by Amanda Duckworth LOOKING FOR AN easy way to describe a potentially complicated problem sometimes requires... Download

June 2021 - Parasite Control: Parasites

  • May 19, 2021
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Parasite Control — Experts now recommend fecal egg counts to guide deworming by Amanda Duckworth RESEARCHERS AND veterinarians have long worried about the risk of overreliance on dewormers for horses,... Download

April 2021 - The Right Balance: Nutrition

  • May 18, 2021
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The Right Balance — Calorie Intake, Nutrient Ratio Key to Feeding the Racehorse by Amanda Duckworth ANY ATHLETE WILL tell you that nutrition is an important part of the equation when it comes to performance... Download

May 2021 - Light On Their Feet: Hoof Care

  • April 14, 2021
  • 964 Downloads
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Light on Their Feet — Proper Shoeing, Farrier Work Required For A Racehorse To Be At Its Best by Amanda Duckworth ALUMINUM SHOES HAVE been the standard-bearer for decades when it comes to the footwear... Download

March 27, 2021 - Virus Control: Coronavirus and Equines

  • March 24, 2021
  • 695 Downloads
  • File Size 1.6MB

Virus Control —Coronavirus and Equines by Amanda Duckworth A CLEAN ENVIRONMENT is a key step when it comes to many of the basic management principles, such as fly control, that surround the care of horses... Download

March 20, 2021 - Southwest: Second-Career Horseman

  • March 16, 2021
  • 854 Downloads
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After short career as a jockey, Scott Young is an up-and-coming trainer in the region By Denis Blake SCOTT YOUNG WAS LUCKY and talented enough to grow up to be exactly what he dreamed about as a young... Download

March 13, 2021 - Southeast: Just Swimmingly

  • March 09, 2021
  • 941 Downloads
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Bobby Jones' hands-on approach helps young horses move forward By Cynthia McFarland AT THE END of her swimming session, the bay yearling filly splashes out of the water, takes a deep breath, and calmly... Download

March 6, 2021 - Midwest/Canada: Building on Momentum

  • March 02, 2021
  • 789 Downloads
  • File Size 1.5MB

After finding a way in 2020, Nebraska racing sees opportunity through casino gaming By Amanda Duckworth IN ADDITION TO the normal chaos of opening weekend, Fonner Park CEO Chris Kotulak and his head of... Download

February 13, 2021 - Southwest: Mighty Good

  • February 09, 2021
  • 728 Downloads
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For nearly two decades, Mighty Acres has been among the leading breeding operations in the Southwest By Denis Blake IN A BUSINESS where a head bob at the track or a foaling issue at the farm can dramatically... Download

February 13, 2021 - Southeast: Sunshine Start

  • February 09, 2021
  • 750 Downloads
  • File Size 820.5kB

Journeyman Stud-based Khozan rockets to top of Florida sires list By Cynthia McFarland IN A WORLD of dramatically different opinions and varied perspectives, numbers don't lie. Download this week's... Download

February 6, 2021 - Midwest/Canada: From the Ground Up

  • February 02, 2021
  • 757 Downloads
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With Blazing Meadows, horseman Tim Hamm enjoying success in Ohio and beyond By Meredith Daugherty IN THE LIFE cycle of any construction project, there always are five key phases: initiation, planning,... Download

January 23, 2021 - West Coast: At Home at Horse Haven

  • January 20, 2021
  • 845 Downloads
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California owner Alexander stays close to his Thoroughbreds By Tracy Gantz FOR SOMEONE WHO plays the claiming game frequently and successfully, California breeder/owner Nick Alexander is surprisingly sentimental... Download

January 23, 2021 - Southeast: Lifetime Commitment

  • January 20, 2021
  • 790 Downloads
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Sally Andersen, River Mist Farm make impact breeding in Florida By Cynthia McFarland WHEN SALLY J. ANDERSEN received the 2019 Needles Award for her accomplishments as a Florida breeder, it affirmed more... Download

January 16, 2021 - Mare Health: Early Start

  • January 12, 2021
  • 945 Downloads
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Mare Health —EarlyStart by Amanda Duckworth FOR A THOROUGHBRED MARE the ability to become pregnant reliably and deliver a foal safely is ket to being a productive member of a broodmare band. Download this... Download

January 9, 2021 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: New Level

  • January 05, 2021
  • 878 Downloads
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Vequist raises the national profile of trainer Butch Reid By Bob Ehalt IT WAS LATE DECEMBER when Dr. Whitney Reid Fink heard someone mention the Breeders' Cup, and her mind played a trick on her. Download... Download

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