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September 12, 2020 - Grooming: Brushing Up On Basics

  • September 15, 2020
  • 60 Downloads
  • File Size 1.6MB

Grooming —Brushing Up On Basics by Amanda Duckworth GROOMING IS PERHAPS the most basic staple of good horse management, and in Thoroughbred racing, few know horses better than their grooms. Download this... Download

July 11, 2020 - Joint Health: Common Cause

  • July 14, 2020
  • 203 Downloads
  • File Size 2.9MB

Joint Health —Common Cause by Amanda Duckworth SOME ISSUES HORSES struggle with, such as laminitis, can be difficult for people to comprehend fully becuase they are not afflictions humans face. When it... Download

June 13, 2020 - Deworming: Edge of the Cliff

  • June 09, 2020
  • 398 Downloads
  • File Size 2.3MB

Deworming —Edge of the Cliff by Amanda Duckworth WHILE NOT THE MOST pleasant thought, horses are going to have worms. For decade it was standard procedure to administer dewormer to horses on a regular... Download

May 16, 2020 - Transportation: Trucking Along

  • May 20, 2020
  • 315 Downloads
  • File Size 1.5MB

Transportation —Trucking Along by Frank Angst "ANOTHER BIG DAY in the office," reads a recent Facebook post from Campbell Horse Transportation above a video showing horses unloading from a trailer... Download

May 9, 2020 - The Big Step: Hoof Care

  • May 05, 2020
  • 306 Downloads
  • File Size 1.3MB

The Big Step —Hoof Care by Amanda Duckworth NO HOOF, NO HORSE remains as true as ever, and while most of the healine-making laminitis stories in horse racing tend to relate to cases stemming from injury... Download

April 25, 2020 - The Weight: Nutrition

  • May 05, 2020
  • 290 Downloads
  • File Size 2.7MB

The Weight—Nutrition by Amanda Duckworth KEEPING A HORSE at its ideal body weight can sometimes be a challenge, but much like the Goldilocks parable, being "just right" leads to the best results... Download

April 25, 2020 - Southwest: Foothold in Arkansas

  • May 05, 2020
  • 227 Downloads
  • File Size 2.9MB

State-bred programs provide foundation for Robbins' Starfish Stable By Robert Yates THOROUGHBRED RACING in America is about turning left, and when Dr. Linda Robbins came to a turning point in her life... Download

April 18, 2020 - Southeast: Pleasant Ways

  • April 14, 2020
  • 259 Downloads
  • File Size 931.1kB

Barbazons do it all at Pleasant Acres By Cynthia McFarland MANY COUPLES CAN say they were introduced by a friend—or today—even through an app. Joe and Helen Barbazon of Pleasant Acres Farm can legitimately... Download

April 18, 2020 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: On a Mission

  • April 14, 2020
  • 292 Downloads
  • File Size 1.2MB

Twin Creeks Farm rolling with Mission Impazible, Tiz the Law By Christine Oser IN THE EARLY 1990s, trainer Randy Gullatt and owner Steve Davison, friends since childhood, were campaigning the multiple... Download

April 4, 2020 - Midwest/Canada: Century's Progress

  • April 08, 2020
  • 320 Downloads
  • File Size 1.1MB

Pair of racinos bring racing stability to provine of Alberta By Christine Oser THOUGH THE ONE-YEAR anniversary of Century Casino's opening of its second racetrack in the Canadian province of Alberta... Download

March 28, 2020 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Smart Move

  • March 24, 2020
  • 316 Downloads
  • File Size 1.9MB

EquiStar Farm home to Pennsylvania hero Smarty Jones By Mary LaRue RODNEY ECKENRODE IS DETERMINED to weather the current political storm in Pennsylvania with EquiStar Farm, a Thoroughbred breeding and... Download

March 21, 2020 - Southwest: Going All In

  • March 17, 2020
  • 375 Downloads
  • File Size 4.8MB

Bryan Hawk opens WestWin Farms in Oklahoma to complement his racing stable and training center By Christine Oser BRYAN HAWK ONCE SAID he'd never own a racehorse. Some 20 years later he owns quite a... Download

March 14, 2020 - Southeast: Heir Apparents

  • March 10, 2020
  • 314 Downloads
  • File Size 2.2MB

Family tradition continues at Lynwood Stable By Cynthia McFarland NOT MANY PEOPLE can say their careers started with a budget vacation for Florida, but that's the case for the Fernungs. Download this... Download

March 14, 2020 - Foal Health: Keep It Clean

  • March 10, 2020
  • 395 Downloads
  • File Size 1.3MB

Fly Control —Keep It Clean by Amanda Duckworth THERE ARE FEW guarantees when it comes to horses, but the fact that warmer weather will result in flies around the barn is one of them. Download this week's... Download

March 7, 2020 - Midwest/Canada: Poised in Ohio

  • March 03, 2020
  • 409 Downloads
  • File Size 1.4MB

Mapleton Thoroughbred Farm Seizes Buckeye State Opportunity By Amanda Duckworth THE WINTER WINDS of Northern Ohio can be fierce, but for the broodmares that call Mapleton Thoroughbred Farm home, heated... Download

February 22, 2020 - Foal Health: Think Quick

  • February 25, 2020
  • 385 Downloads
  • File Size 1.1MB

Foal Health —Think Quick by Amanda Duckworth BY THE TIME a Thoroughbred foal is born, a significant amount of effort has been dedicated to its arrival. Download this week's Health Zone to continue... Download

February 22, 2020 - West Coast: On the Right Foot

  • February 25, 2020
  • 399 Downloads
  • File Size 979.8kB

Pabsts' Blue Ribbon Farm takes pride in early training of foals By Frank Angst BELIEVING ANY LITTLE ADVANTAGE for a horse in the incredibly competitive business of breeding and racing can make a difference... Download

February 15, 2020 - Southwest: On the Rise

  • February 11, 2020
  • 366 Downloads
  • File Size 5.2MB

New crop of horse people make their way in Louisiana By Christine Oser THE YOUNG horsemen and horsewomen of Louisiana agree: Once horse racing gets in your blood, you're in it for the long haul. Download... Download

February 15, 2020 - Southeast: Skilled Trade

  • February 11, 2020
  • 1,330 Downloads
  • File Size 989.6kB

Family tradition continues at Lynwood Stable By Cynthia McFarland IF EVER A JOB could be defined as a "skilled trade," the breaking and training of future racehorses qualifies. Download this... Download

January 25, 2020 - Southeast: One-Woman Show

  • January 28, 2020
  • 413 Downloads
  • File Size 542kB

Dani Dougherty realizes her dream at Oakton Farm Stallions By Cynthia McFarland IN AN ERA when women-owned and women-managed businesses aren't uncommon, finding a stallion facility solely owned and... Download

January 25, 2020 - West Coast: California Calling

  • January 28, 2020
  • 321 Downloads
  • File Size 1.6MB

Mix of first-year stallions, veterans join 2020 ranks on West Coast By Evan Hammonds WHEN THE CALENDAR flips to a new year, there is an air of anticipation at Thoroghbred breeding farms around the country... Download

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