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October 27, 2018 - Reproductive Veterinary Services

  • November 13, 2018
  • 2,266 Downloads
  • File Size 3.8MB

Breeding — Reproductive Veterinary Services by Heather Smith Thomas BREEDING HORSES IS OFTEN challenging, with the goal of getting every mare safely and efficiently in foal. There can be frustrations along... Download

August 4, 2018 - Racing Older Horses

  • November 07, 2018
  • 197 Downloads
  • File Size 3.4MB

Racing Older Horses — Tips on Keeping Them Sound by Heather Smith Thomas HORSES ARE TREMENDOUS ATHLETES. Keeping them fit and at peak performance can be a challenge, however, since even a subtle or minor... Download

July 14, 2018 - Ulcers and Stress

  • August 08, 2018
  • 536 Downloads
  • File Size 4.3MB

Ulcers and Stress in Racehorses: Management Makes a Difference by Heather Smith Thomas ULCERS ARE COMMON PROBLEMS in Thoroughbreds, due in part to the horse’s stomach anatomy and our feeding and management... Download

April 24, 2018 - Southwest: Blue Bayou

  • May 08, 2018
  • 519 Downloads
  • File Size 5.9MB

Blue Star Racing stands Real Solution By Gary McMillen IT’S LATE AFTERNOON on the bayou in Lafourche Parish, La. Wet burlap sacks of raw oysters piled up on the patio to be shucked. Seventy-five pounds... Download

April 7, 2018 - Midwest/Canada: Keeping an Eye on Iowa

  • April 17, 2018
  • 944 Downloads
  • File Size 4.8MB

Brandi Jo Fett does it all in the Hawkeye State By Destinee Ott IN THE MIDDLE OF A SNOWSTORM on March 1, 1989, trainer Joe Fett and his 15-year-old daughter, Brandi Jo Fett, won the first race ever run... Download

March 24, 2018 - Southwest: Aiming High

  • April 03, 2018
  • 383 Downloads
  • File Size 5.8MB

Breeder/owner Larry Hirsch opens Highlander Training Center By Denis Blake OVER THE PAST 15 YEARS few partnerships in the Southwest have enjoyed as much success as that of Texans Larry Hirsch and Wayne... Download

March 17, 2018 - Growth Rate in Foals

  • March 28, 2018
  • 759 Downloads
  • File Size 2.3MB

Growth Rate in Foals by Heather Smith Thomas FOALS GROW FASTEST during the first months of life. Genetics, feed, and environment all play roles in growth and skeletal development. Brian Nielsen, PhD (Professor... Download

March 3, 2018 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Quite A View

  • March 15, 2018
  • 428 Downloads
  • File Size 3.7MB

Bob and Bonnie Roth are taking Majestic View Farms commercial by Teresa Genaro NEARLY 20 YEARS AGO Bob and Bonnie Roth happened to drive past Blue Chip Farm, located outside Gardiner, north of New York... Download

March 3, 2018 - Midwest/Canada: Ready for Business

  • March 13, 2018
  • 477 Downloads
  • File Size 3.2MB

Midwest Equine stands Ready’s Image and Blueskiesnrainbows By Lenny Shulman THESE ARE NOT RESTFUL DAYS for Dr. Roger Beam, who founded and owns Midwest Equine and Veterinary Hospital just south of Indianapolis... Download

February 24, 2018 - Diarrhea in Young Foals

  • March 08, 2018
  • 670 Downloads
  • File Size 3.4MB

Diarrhea in Young Foals by Heather Smith Thomas INTESTINAL INFECTIONS CAN BE DEADLY for young foals, especially in the first days and weeks of life. A clean environment, good care and monitoring, and being... Download

February 24, 2018 - West Coast: Forever Young

  • March 06, 2018
  • 552 Downloads
  • File Size 2.9MB

Sean Feld gets a lot done in a short period of time By Lenny Shulman IT SEEMS AS IF we’ve been writing about Sean Feld for at least 30 years, but that’s impossible, because 30 years ago Feld was just a... Download

February 17, 2018 - Southwest: Chillin’ at Channon

  • March 01, 2018
  • 416 Downloads
  • File Size 6.7MB

Gillian and Roy Taylor give horses top care at Channon Farm By Gary McMillen THE REAL ESTATE MAXIM that says location is everything might be accurate for gas stations, restaurants, and grocery stores,... Download

February 17, 2018 - Southeast: Mark Up

  • February 27, 2018
  • 475 Downloads
  • File Size 2.3MB

GoldMark Farm adds stallions to thriving operation By Cynthia McFarland SOME PEOPLE ARE BORN into the horse industry, raised in families with generations immersed in the business. For others, the passion... Download

February 3, 2018 - Midwest/Canada: Standing Tall

  • February 13, 2018
  • 503 Downloads
  • File Size 2.6MB

Ivan Dalos improves the breed at Tall Oaks Farm By Jennifer Morrison IVAN DALOS HAS A KNACK for nicks. The Toronto, Ontario, businessman will tell you his foray into Thoroughbred racing and breeding began... Download

January 27, 2018 - West Coast: Golden Eight

  • February 09, 2018
  • 443 Downloads
  • File Size 4.6MB

An octet of new stallions sets up shop in California for 2018 By Evan Hammonds THE ISSUES AND CONCERNS of the Thoroughbred breeding and commercial markets in California are no dif-ferent than the ones... Download

January 20, 2018 - Reproductive Problems in Mares

  • February 07, 2018
  • 545 Downloads
  • File Size 3.3MB

Reproductive Problems in Mares by Heather Smith Thomas BROODMARE MANAGEMENT CAN BE CHALLENGING, trying to get every mare safely in foal. There are many reproductive problems frequently en-countered and... Download

January 27, 2018 - Southeast: Sons Shine in Ocala

  • February 07, 2018
  • 549 Downloads
  • File Size 1.4MB

Third generation of O’Farrells carry the ball at Ocala Stud By Lenny Shulman HISTORY ISN’T ALWAYS FLASHY. Of course, there are highlights, but strung out over many years, the institutions that survive... Download

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