Thoroughbred Industry Library

January 23, 2021 - West Coast: At Home at Horse Haven

  • January 20, 2021
  • 10 Downloads
  • File Size 2.1MB

California owner Alexander stays close to his Thoroughbreds By Tracy Gantz FOR SOMEONE WHO plays the claiming game frequently and successfully, California breeder/owner Nick Alexander is surprisingly sentimental... Download

January 23, 2021 - Southeast: Lifetime Commitment

  • January 20, 2021
  • 25 Downloads
  • File Size 1.4MB

Sally Andersen, River Mist Farm make impact breeding in Florida By Cynthia McFarland WHEN SALLY J. ANDERSEN received the 2019 Needles Award for her accomplishments as a Florida breeder, it affirmed more... Download

January 16, 2021 - Mare Health: Early Start

  • January 12, 2021
  • 91 Downloads
  • File Size 1.1MB

Mare Health —EarlyStart by Amanda Duckworth FOR A THOROUGHBRED MARE the ability to become pregnant reliably and deliver a foal safely is ket to being a productive member of a broodmare band. Download this... Download

January 9, 2021 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: New Level

  • January 05, 2021
  • 120 Downloads
  • File Size 2.6MB

Vequist raises the national profile of trainer Butch Reid By Bob Ehalt IT WAS LATE DECEMBER when Dr. Whitney Reid Fink heard someone mention the Breeders' Cup, and her mind played a trick on her. Download... Download

January 2, 2021 - Southwest: Oaks Trail

  • December 29, 2020
  • 62 Downloads
  • File Size 1.8MB

The road to the Kentucky Oaks of late runs through Fair Grounds By Evan Hammonds THE YEAR 2020 was definitely one to expect the unexpected. The insular world of Thoroughbred breeding and racing was no... Download

December 12, 2020 - West Coast: Rising from the Ashes

  • December 15, 2020
  • 784 Downloads
  • File Size 1.6MB

Oakhurst Farm became a hub for Oregon wildfire evacuees By Eric Mitchell WILDFIRES ARE RARE in Oregon, so when one erupted before dawn in early September, Silverton mayor Kyle Palmer was more curious than... Download

December 12, 2020 - Southeast: In Good Hands

  • December 15, 2020
  • 126 Downloads
  • File Size 1.6MB

Peter Brant builds on Payson Park's winning legacy By Cynthia McFarland IT'S THE RARE individual who is both willing and able to step up to change the course of fate. It would appear that Payson... Download

December 5, 2020 - Southwest: Hopeful in Houston

  • December 01, 2020
  • 179 Downloads
  • File Size 5.2MB

Sam Houston Race Park and Texas racing are on the rise By Denis Blake THE NAMESAKE of Sam Houston Race Park is known for his role as one of the leaders of the Texas Revolution, which resulted in the formation... Download

November 14, 2020 - West Coast: New View

  • November 22, 2020
  • 117 Downloads
  • File Size 390.4kB

Diagnostic equipment at Santa Anita Park aids equine safety By Tracy Gantz WHEN SANTA ANITA Park finished its recent fall meeting without a single equine fatality during the races or moning training, it... Download

November 14, 2020 - Feed: Nightmare Situation

  • November 22, 2020
  • 277 Downloads
  • File Size 1.1MB

Feed —Nightmare Situation by Amanda Duckworth ONE OF THE CORNERSTONES of good horsemanship is a proper feeding schedule. Figuring out the right feed for any horse is important and something many take pride... Download

October 31, 2020 - Vaccines: Stick to the Schedule

  • October 27, 2020
  • 207 Downloads
  • File Size 994.3kB

Vaccines —Stick to the Scheduled by Amanda Duckworth IN A ROUNDUP of key words from 2020, "vaccine" is likely to make almost any list. Thankfully, when it comes to horses, equine vaccination... Download

September 12, 2020 - Grooming: Brushing Up On Basics

  • September 15, 2020
  • 383 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
  • 457 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
  • 632 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
  • 543 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
  • 504 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
  • 495 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
  • 427 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
  • 434 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
  • 450 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

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