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February 4, 2017 - Canada: Carrying On

  • February 07, 2017
  • 201 Downloads
  • File Size 2.1MB

John and Doris Carey Optimistic at T.C. Westmeath Stud By Jennifer Morrison WHEN JOHN CAREY visited Ontario for the first time from his homeland in Ireland, he was in his 20s and planned to stay only a... Download

January 28, 2017 - Southeast: Next Step

  • February 07, 2017
  • 159 Downloads
  • File Size 1.5MB

Tristan de Meric is making his own way in the Thoroughbred business By Erin Shea PINHOOKING AND PREPARING young horses for the racetrack are not easy. Not only does one need a good eye for what makes a... Download

January 21, 2017 - Nutrition: Pregnant Mares

  • February 02, 2017
  • 497 Downloads
  • File Size 1.5MB

Nutrition for Pregnant Mares by Heather Smith Thomas OVER THE PAST THREE DECADES we’ve learned more about fine-tuning nutrition for pregnant mares. Dr. Stephen Duren, PhD (equine nutritionist, Performance... Download

January 21, 2017 - West Coast: West Coast Swing

  • February 01, 2017
  • 217 Downloads
  • File Size 5.3MB

New stallions to California for 2017 by Evan Hammonds THE SUCCESS OF STALLIONS Lucky Pulpit—the sire of California Chrome—and Unusual Heat—the sire of 53 stakes winners, including champion Acclamation... Download

January 14, 2017 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Head East

  • January 31, 2017
  • 189 Downloads
  • File Size 4.5MB

Booming state-bred programs lift incoming stallion rosters by Evan Hammonds THE PURSES AND MONEY available to breeders and owners through the New York Thoroughbred Breeding & Development Funds have... Download

December 24, 2016 - Midwest/Canada: Quick Entrance

  • January 17, 2017
  • 309 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
  • 330 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
  • 375 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
  • 387 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
  • 553 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
  • 341 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
  • 419 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
  • 990 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
  • 1,138 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
  • 803 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
  • 1,028 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
  • 2,354 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
  • 2,514 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

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