Thoroughbred Industry Library

May 2022 - Hoof Care: Solid Footing

  • April 12, 2022
  • 269 Downloads
  • File Size 2.3MB

Researchers look at farrier work relative to performance, welfare by Amanda Duckworth A BETTER UNDERSTANDING of the mechanics of hooves, and especially hooves in motion, can improve the performance and... Download

April 2022 - Nutrition: Balancing Diet Issues

  • March 30, 2022
  • 296 Downloads
  • File Size 6.7MB

Individual equine nutritional needs often vary by Amanda Duckworth WHEN IT COMES to feeding horses, there are some straightforward facts that nutritionists and veterinarians always point toward. Download... Download

March 2022 - Parasites: Targeted Dewormers

  • February 22, 2022
  • 365 Downloads
  • File Size 3MB

Treatment programs based on horses' needs help prevent resistance by Amanda Duckworth INTERNAL PARASITES ARE not a new issue when it comes to horse management, but ideas on how best to deal with worms... Download

March 2022 - Southwest: Trending Up in Texas

  • February 22, 2022
  • 418 Downloads
  • File Size 3.6MB

New money for purses, breeding incentives, boosts Lone Star State industry By Denis Blake EVERY HORSEMAN KNOWS racing can be an endeavor filled with euphoric highs and gut-punching lows. Download this... Download

March 2022 - Midwest/Canada: Concerning Closure

  • February 22, 2022
  • 301 Downloads
  • File Size 2.8MB

Arlington's end adds another difficulty for already strugglingIllinois breeding By Bob Kieckhefer SEC. 30 (A) OF THE Illinois Racing Act says: "The General Assembly declares that it is the poilcy... Download

February 2022 - Foal Health: From the Start

  • January 18, 2022
  • 397 Downloads
  • File Size 2.8MB

Finding right diet for foals, pregnant mares by Amanda Duckworth A MARE'S MILK helps new foals avoid illness and properly grow, and, as foals begin to mature, some more hands-on human intervention... Download

February 2022 - West Coast: Refreshing Addition

  • January 18, 2022
  • 350 Downloads
  • File Size 1.2MB

Lovacres Ranch sees Stay Thirsty's first California crop enjoy success By Tracy Gantz CALIFORNIA HAS TRADITIONALLY DONE WELL with its homegrown stallions. Download this week's Regional to continue... Download

February 2022 - Mid-Atlantic: More Than Enough

  • January 18, 2022
  • 467 Downloads
  • File Size 2.6MB

Knicks Go provides thrills, rewards for his Maryland breeders By Josh Pons ALL GREAT HORSE STORIES intertwine with a great people story. Download this week's Regional to continue reading. Download

February 2022 - Northeast: Back on Track

  • January 18, 2022
  • 255 Downloads
  • File Size 1.4MB

New York-bred program sees sales records, top runners in 2021 By Tom Pedulla FROM THE SALES RING to the racetrack, New York's breeding program demonstrated its resilience following a year of silence... Download

January 2022 - Older Mares: Just a Number?

  • December 21, 2021
  • 537 Downloads
  • File Size 3.6MB

Studies offer clues on when mare age is a concer, and when it isn't by Amanda Duckworth AS BREEDING SEASON draws closer, Thoroughbred broodmares are being prepped for another year of being productive... Download

January 2022 - Southeast: Well Grounded

  • December 21, 2021
  • 541 Downloads
  • File Size 2.3MB

Stewardship the passion that fuels John and Leslie Malone By Cynthia McFarland THE PURCHASE OF LAND TO maintain it for agricultural use and, specifically, to protect it from the developer's bulldozer... Download

January 2022 - Midwest/Canada: Lifelong Companions

  • December 21, 2021
  • 812 Downloads
  • File Size 4.7MB

Minnesota Breeder of the Year Michaels gradually upgrades her operation By Christine Oser WHAT STARTED AS A SEARCH by Lorie Michaels for a companion horse in the Minneapolis area has turned into a full... Download

January 2022 - Southwest: Love of the Game

  • December 21, 2021
  • 677 Downloads
  • File Size 4.6MB

Tri-Star Racing's Robertson, Dean Find Success in Louisiana Racing, Breeding By Charlie McCarthy RICH ROBERTSON WAS TORN. The Tri-Star Racing co-owner didn't know whether his outfit should keep... Download

December 2021 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Owning It

  • November 16, 2021
  • 863 Downloads
  • File Size 1.3MB

Successful NY breeder Avanti Stable racing more of its horses By Charlie McCarthy NOT ALL THOROUGHBRED owners can watch their horses work from the backyard. Download this week's Regional to continue... Download

December 2021 - West Coast: Making It Happen

  • November 16, 2021
  • 906 Downloads
  • File Size 2.4MB

Arroyo Vista Farm owner looks to capitalize on Cal-bred program By Tracy Gantz THE SYNERGY SPARKED BY THE creation of Arroyo Vista Farm comes from many California threads. Download this week's Regional... Download

Promotional Feature: Boarding - Finding the Right Fit

  • October 19, 2021
  • 1,471 Downloads
  • File Size 742.8kB

For every homebred raised on a private farm, there are many more Thoroughbred owners and breeders who place their horses at boarding farms—a decision that can be critical in a horse's development.... Download

November 2021 - Hay: More Than a Gut Feeling

  • October 19, 2021
  • 1,500 Downloads
  • File Size 2.1MB

Hay — It's important to tailor hay to specific horses' needs by Amanda Duckworth AS HORSE CARE can get expensive, horsemen keep an eye out for areas where they can save some money, but when it... Download

October 2021 - Vaccines: Shot Clock

  • September 14, 2021
  • 1,192 Downloads
  • File Size 998.4kB

Vaccines — Researchers examine timing of equine vaccinations by Amanda Duckworth FOR HUMANS, "VACCINES" and "herd immunity" have become buzzwords over the past year, but for horse owners... Download

September 2021 - Grooming: Closest of Connections

  • August 17, 2021
  • 1,702 Downloads
  • File Size 1.4MB

Grooming — Grooming, baby talk benefit horses' physical, mental well-being by Amanda Duckworth THE PHYSCIAL BENEFITS of keeping an active horse properly groomed are well known. Grooming provides an... Download

July 2021 - Joint Health: Getting It Right

  • June 22, 2021
  • 980 Downloads
  • File Size 2.7MB

Joint Health — Prompt lameness exams key in keeping small problems from becoming big issues by Amanda Duckworth LOOKING FOR AN easy way to describe a potentially complicated problem sometimes requires... Download

June 2021 - Parasite Control: Parasites

  • May 19, 2021
  • 1,441 Downloads
  • File Size 1.4MB

Parasite Control — Experts now recommend fecal egg counts to guide deworming by Amanda Duckworth RESEARCHERS AND veterinarians have long worried about the risk of overreliance on dewormers for horses,... Download

April 2021 - The Right Balance: Nutrition

  • May 18, 2021
  • 1,327 Downloads
  • File Size 2.7MB

The Right Balance — Calorie Intake, Nutrient Ratio Key to Feeding the Racehorse by Amanda Duckworth ANY ATHLETE WILL tell you that nutrition is an important part of the equation when it comes to performance... Download

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