Thoroughbred Industry Library

Promotional Feature: Breaking & Training 2019 - 20

  • August 06, 2019
  • 178 Downloads
  • File Size 2.6MB

BUYING A YEARLING IS THE EASIEST PART of acquiring a racing prospect. Next for the young Thoroughbred lies many lessons to learn, with patience and experience going a long way toward ensuring these lessons... Download

August 3, 2019 - Numbers Game: Gastric Uclers

  • August 06, 2019
  • 223 Downloads
  • File Size 3.4MB

Numbers Game —Gastric Ulcers by Amanda Duckworth GASTRIC ULCERS AND HIGH-PERFORMANCE HORSES, unfortunately, seem to go hand-in-hand. While gastric ulcers can occur at any age and can happen with any breed... Download

July 13, 2019 - Long-term Wellness: Joint Health

  • July 16, 2019
  • 110 Downloads
  • File Size 4.2MB

Long-term Wellness —Joint Health by Amanda Duckworth JOINT HEALTH IS CRUCIAL in horses, especially ones as athletically inclined as Thoroughbreds, and as a result, there are a wealth of options when it... Download

June 15, 2019 - Equine Studies: Horses and Academics

  • June 11, 2019
  • 156 Downloads
  • File Size 3.2MB

Equine Studies — Horses and Academics by Amanda Duckworth THE HORSE RACING industry is a multifaceted business that requires its participants to be well-versed in a number of skills, ranging from animal... Download

April 27, 2019 - Southwest: Quality Speaks Loudly

  • May 07, 2019
  • 158 Downloads
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Whispering Oaks is a jewel in Cajun Country By Gary McMillen TWENTY YEARS AGO the land, untouched by plow or human hand, was in charge: an expense of impenetrable brush tangled with thorns, palmetto, and... Download

March 16, 2019 - Nutrition: Hay There

  • May 07, 2019
  • 418 Downloads
  • File Size 3.8MB

Nutrition— Hay There by Amanda Duckworth IF YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT and hay is for horses, then what type of hay your horse eats must be important. So, too, of course is the grass in the pasture a horse grazes... Download

April 20, 2019 - Southeast: Eddie Maple Comes Up Roses

  • April 23, 2019
  • 276 Downloads
  • File Size 1.7MB

Hall of Fame rider still enjoys the horses at Rose Hill Plantation Equestrian Center By Frank Angst BECAUSE EDDIE MAPLE RISES at the same time each day —5:10 a.m. —the retired Hall of Fame jockey notices... Download

April 6, 2019 - Midwest/Canada: Breaking Bad Habits

  • April 09, 2019
  • 217 Downloads
  • File Size 1.8MB

Ed Crothers turns horses around at Cedar Brook Farm By Meredith Daugherty AS THE SON of a blacksmith and trainer, Ed Crothers cannot remember a time in his life when he was not surrounded by horses. From... Download

March 23, 2019 - Southwest: Not In Kansas Anymore

  • April 02, 2019
  • 273 Downloads
  • File Size 4.1MB

Randy and Sara Patterson thrive with Cedar Run Farm By Denis Blake LUCK AND FATE have always played major roles in horse racing, and one of the best examples of that is Randy Patterson and his daughter... Download

March 16, 2019 - Transportation: Big Wheels

  • April 02, 2019
  • 354 Downloads
  • File Size 3.6MB

Transportation— Big Wheels by Amanda Duckworth TEN YEARS AGO Mine That Bird stunned everyone when he took the Run for the Roses at odds at 50-1. A most unlikely winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by... Download

March 9, 2019 - Southeast: Day in the Sun

  • March 26, 2019
  • 225 Downloads
  • File Size 1.8MB

Eight new stallions make their way to Florida for 2019 By Evan Hammonds THE FACTS AND FIGURES regarding the Thoroughbred breeding industry in Florida have been pretty much on par with those in the rest... Download

March 2, 2019 - Midwest/Canada: Taming The West

  • March 19, 2019
  • 251 Downloads
  • File Size 2MB

Pierre Esquirol makes a go of it in western Canada By Jennifer Morrison YOU CAN'T KEEP A PASSIONATE, hard-working horseman down. Pierre Esquirol is as determined a Thoroughbred breeder as you will... Download

March 2, 2019 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Going Uptown

  • March 19, 2019
  • 225 Downloads
  • File Size 5MB

Bob Hutt enjoys the ride with Uptowncharlybrown By Lenny Shulman BOB HUTT ADMITS he insisted on standing his stakes-winning chestnut Uptowncharlybrown at stud for the wrong reason, at least from a business... Download

February 23, 2019 - West Coast: Golden State Return

  • March 16, 2019
  • 222 Downloads
  • File Size 4MB

Fasig-Tipton reignites its history in California By Tracy Gantz WHEN LEGENDARY MOTION PICTURE mogul Louis B. Mayer decided to leave the horse business in 1947, he wanted to do it in true Hollywood fashion... Download

February 23, 2019 - Foal Health: Colostrum

  • March 13, 2019
  • 366 Downloads
  • File Size 3.5MB

Colostrum, which is the first milk a mare delivers, is vital when it comes to having a healthy newborn. by Amanda Duckworth WHEN IT COMES TO EQUINE HEALTH, many issues and treatment plans come down to... Download

February 16, 2019 - Southeast: Bigger Is Better

  • March 13, 2019
  • 233 Downloads
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Pavla and Erik Nygaard enjoy huge success at their Ocala Jockey Club By Cynthia McFarland MUCH CAN BE SAID for valuing tradition and history, yet growth and change are inescapable in this life. At Ocala... Download

February 16, 2019 - Southwest: Enchanting Endeavor

  • March 05, 2019
  • 267 Downloads
  • File Size 6.2MB

Bryan and Megan Petty are living their dream with the launch of Creekside Farm in New Mexico By Denis Blake ALL CHILDREN HAVE DREAMS about what they want to be when they grow up, but for most the fantasy... Download

January 26, 2019 - West Coast: Northwest Passage

  • February 13, 2019
  • 295 Downloads
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Small breeder Connie Belshay gets two stakes winners at Emerald Downs By Lenny Shulman AMIDST ALL THE BIG BUSINESS that drives the Thoroughbred industry, it’s nice to be reminded that often it is lone... Download

January 26, 2019 - Southeast: Lucky Shamrock

  • February 09, 2019
  • 295 Downloads
  • File Size 2.1MB

Shamrock Rose the latest success story for Best A Luck Farm By Lenny Shulman THIS IS BEGINNING to be old hat, these grade 1 winners bred by Best A Luck Farm. When Shamrock Rose thrillingly rallied from... Download

January 19, 2019 - Mare Health: Abortions in Broodmares

  • February 05, 2019
  • 465 Downloads
  • File Size 4MB

Placentitis a leading cause, but not the only one by Amanda Duckworth Placentitis, which is inflammation of the placenta usually caused by an infectious agent, is one of the most common causes of abortions... Download

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