Thoroughbred Industry Library

Promotional Feature: Breaking & Training - Breaking Away

  • September 03, 2014
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  • File Size 3.6MB

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
  • 688 Downloads
  • File Size 1.3MB

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
  • 1,843 Downloads
  • File Size 2.4MB

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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  • File Size 1.7MB

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
  • 2,236 Downloads
  • 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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  • File Size 4.6MB

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
  • 1,683 Downloads
  • File Size 3.1MB

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
  • 1,850 Downloads
  • File Size 3.1MB

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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  • File Size 3.8MB

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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  • File Size 2.8MB

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
  • 2,250 Downloads
  • File Size 2.5MB

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
  • 2,535 Downloads
  • File Size 3.1MB

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
  • 2,477 Downloads
  • 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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  • File Size 3.2MB

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
  • 2,570 Downloads
  • File Size 1.7MB

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

2/8/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Pride of Pa.

  • February 19, 2014
  • 2,529 Downloads
  • File Size 4.6MB

Houghton family’s Sylmar Farm early home to Princess of Sylmar By Steve Haskin The Houghton family can best be described as straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting, portraying a slice of Americana many... Download

2/1/2014 Midwest/Canada: Steady Hand

  • February 11, 2014
  • 2,758 Downloads
  • File Size 2.8MB

Mapleville Farms and Sherry McLean stay stable in changing times by Lenny Shulman In the mIdst of the instability that has befallen the Thoroughbred industry in Ontario over the past two years, at least... Download

January 25, 2014 - Foal Health: Seeing Double

  • February 04, 2014
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Twins a dangerous proposition for broodmares by Heather Smith Thomas Twins are a novelty, especially the equine variety, and while we’ve all heard heartwarming stories about special cases in which both... Download

1/18/2014 Southwest: Rising Star

  • January 28, 2014
  • 885 Downloads
  • File Size 3.4MB

Dr. Linda Robbins grows Starfish Stallions near Hot Springs by Evan Hammonds Dr. Linda Robbins didn't return to Arkansas to start a new stallion operation; getting more involved on the racing side... Download

1/18/2014 Southeast: Beyond Pleasant

  • January 28, 2014
  • 891 Downloads
  • File Size 1.6MB

Helen and Joe Barbazon step up for Florida at Pleasant Acres by Michael Compton Destiny, some believe, is not a matter of chance but of choice. For Joe and Helen Barbazon of Pleasant Acres Farm near Morriston... Download

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