Thoroughbred Industry Library

Promotional Feature: Boarding - All Aboard

  • November 18, 2014
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Whether Thoroughbred owners have invested a little or a lot, the care of their equine extended family is important. As circumspect as they would be in finding suitable boarding schools for their children... Download

11/8/2014 West Coast: Springtime for Horses

  • November 18, 2014
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Ran Jan Racing excels ontrack and in aftercare. by Tracy Gantz Robert A. Naify and his wife, Jan Van de Bos, began their current Ran Jan Racing stable by purchasing a few horses from the estate of Naify... Download

11/8/2014 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Tried and True

  • November 18, 2014
  • 199 Downloads
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Bloodstock agent Harry ‘Chip’ Landry has been selling for more than 40 years by Evan Hammonds Few have been able to make an entrance into the Thoroughbred business the way Harry "Chip" Landry... Download

November 8, 2014 - Young Horse Digestive Health

  • November 18, 2014
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Understanding how your growing foal's digestive system works can help you recognize and avoid potential problems. by Dr. Shannon Pratt-Phillips Priming the young horse's digestive tract for healthy... Download

September 13, 2014 - Hoof Care

  • September 30, 2014
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The hoof's external health affects the bones and soft tissues within, and vice versa. by Christy West Many horse owners go their whole lives caring for horses’ hooves with little knowledge of the hoof... Download

Promotional Feature: Breaking & Training - Breaking Away

  • September 03, 2014
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Every step in the development of successful racehorses is important, but few are as crucial as the education they receive during breaking and early training. With the yearling sales season in full swing... Download

August 2, 2014 - Sesamoid Injuries

  • August 12, 2014
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Sesamoid injuries can be difficult to repair and even catastrophic; here’s what can go wrong and how to prevent it from happening by Tracy Gantz Two little bones sitting at the back of the fetlock both... Download

July 12, 2014 - Vaccines: Superheroes in a Syringe

  • August 01, 2014
  • 1,683 Downloads
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A behind-the-scenes look at how your horse's immune system is best primed for battle. by Dr. Christy Corp-Minamiji If you weren't felled by polio, your children missed the measles, your barn dodged... Download

June 14, 2014 - Lameness: Joint Injection Refresher

  • June 25, 2014
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Using joint injections to help treat common causes of lameness and reduced performance by Stephanie J. Corum Osteoarthritis and joint injury and disease. If you own a Thoroughbred or have ever dealth with... Download

May 10, 2014 - General Health: Got Ulcers?

  • May 20, 2014
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The equine stomach’s unique design lends itself to gastric ulcer development; here’s why and how to manage these painful lesions by Christa Leste-Lasserre Sixty percent of performance horses might have... Download

April 26, 2014 - Nutrition: Feeding the Finicky Horse

  • May 06, 2014
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  • File Size 4.5MB

Many health conditions, management changes, and palate preferences can cause a horse to hesitate before chowing down by Heather Smith Thomas As you head into your horse’s stall to feed him his dinner,... Download

4/26/2014 Southwest: Stronger Than Storms

  • May 06, 2014
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Sam Stevens has seen it all and keeps winning by Lenny Shulman There is a sandstorm blowing through the West Texas Plains, reports Sam E. Stevens, hardly bothered by the blowing dust. In fact, Stevens... Download

4/12/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Giant Start

  • April 22, 2014
  • 2,395 Downloads
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Frost Giant is paying off for Andrew Cohen by Lenny Shulman Andrew Cohen, 57, is an amiable man, quick with a quip even if the punch line is inf licted upon himself. He has carved out a big career on Wall... Download

3/29/2014 Southwest: Investing in Texas

  • April 08, 2014
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Century Acres a new player in Lone Star State by Esther Marr About 40 miles northwest of Houston, Texas, in an area known for the horse farms that populate its sandy soil and gently rolling hills, there... Download

3/22/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Solid as a Rock

  • April 01, 2014
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Rockridge Stud and Lere Visagie are off to a fast start by Lenny Shulman Lere Visagie has broken from the gate like a rocket with his Rockridge Stud near Hudson, N.Y., a testament to his long track record... Download

2013 AAEP Wrap-Up

  • April 01, 2014
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Equine practitioners get up to speed on a variety of topics at their annual convention Dec. 7-11 in Nashville by Erica Larson and Dr. Nancy S. Loving While your veterinarian is stitching wounds, delivering... Download

3/8/2014 Southeast: Testing Partners

  • March 18, 2014
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Florida herd helped shape today’s medication rules by Frank Angst While to observers they may look like any other horses enjoying the day in a paddock near Gainesville, Fla., the eight horses currently... Download

3/1/2014 Midwest/Canada: Fine Vintage

  • March 11, 2014
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Stallion business growing at Leigh Ann and Kerry Hopper’s RichWine Farm by Claire Novak When Leigh Ann Hopper talks about building an Indiana breeding operation from the ground up with her husband, Kerry... Download

3/1/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: A New Heritage

  • March 11, 2014
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Drs. Bowman, Louis Merryman offer new stallion operation in Maryland by Evan Hammonds Just as the Thoroughbred breeding industry in Maryland veered from the abyss, a pair of local upstarts with no land... Download

2/15/2014 Southwest: Comfortable Shave

  • February 25, 2014
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Horses bed better thanks to S & S Farms' shavings by Gary McMillen It's 5:30 in the morning and a flat-bed truck with a bumper sticker that reads: "Eat Beef--The West Wasn't Won on... Download

February 15, 2014 - Foal Health: Foal Eyes

  • February 25, 2014
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  • File Size 1.8MB

by Dr. Nancy Loving The newborn foal opens his eyes for the first time, and those soft, expressive orbs framed by tiny eyelashes begin to take in his surroundings. This brand-new set of eyes has never... Download

2/8/2014 West Coast: Going to Town

  • February 19, 2014
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Tom and Debi Stull thrive with Tommy Town Thoroughbreds by Tracy Gantz Most people have fond memories of the horse that lured them further into racehorse ownership. Not Tom Stull. His distinct recollection... Download

2/8/2014 Southeast: Back on the Bridle

  • February 19, 2014
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John and Leslie Malone seek to revitalize historic Bridlewood Farm By Michael Compton If there is a template for success, it's a safe bet that John and Leslie Malone, the new owners of Bridlewood Farm... Download

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