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November 12, 2016 - Preparing Mares for Breeding

  • November 17, 2016
  • 284 Downloads
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Preparing Mares for Breeding by Heather Smith Thomas TO GET EVERY MARE safely in foal, it pays to start preparing for breeding well ahead of when you plan to breed her. This means an assessment of health... Download

Promotional Feature: Boarding - Finding The Right Fit

  • November 16, 2016
  • 195 Downloads
  • File Size 1.1MB

That Thoroughbreds are a tricky investment is well-known to all participants in the industry. There is a lot of money passing hands for a most-fragile commodity, meaning that the care and welfare of the... Download

October 29, 2016 - Stem Cell Therapy

  • November 10, 2016
  • 257 Downloads
  • File Size 3.8MB

New Techniques for Harvesting and Administering Stem Cells by Heather Smith Thomas STEM CELL THERAPY has been utilized in horses to help heal tendon, ligament, and joint injuries for nearly a decade, and... Download

September 17, 2016 - Tying-up in Thoroughbred Racehorses

  • October 15, 2016
  • 644 Downloads
  • File Size 2.6MB

Tying-up in Thoroughbred Racehorses by Heather Smith Thomas MUSCLE PROBLEMS are fairly common in athletic horses. Muscle pain and cramping associated with exercise have been recognized for more than 100... Download

August 6, 2016 - Lameness: Sole Bruises

  • September 21, 2016
  • 968 Downloads
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Sole Bruises by Heather Smith Thomas TRAUMA TO INNER TISSUES of the foot beneath the horny sole can rupture small blood vessels, creating a bruise. When a horse steps on something hard and sharp (gravel... Download

Promotional Feature: Breaking & Training - Yearlings

  • September 21, 2016
  • 675 Downloads
  • File Size 3.2MB

Buying a yearling is the easiest part of acquiring a racing prospect. Next for the young Thoroughbred lies many lessons to be learned, with patience and experience going a long way toward ensuring these... Download

July 16, 2016 - Foal Health: Ulcers in Young Horses

  • September 07, 2016
  • 873 Downloads
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Equine ulcers were first recognized in horses more than 30 years ago. by Heather Smith Thomas Unbuffered acid, or acid exposure of non-glandular regions of the stomach not normally pro- tected by mucus... Download

May 14, 2016 - Hoof Care

  • May 31, 2016
  • 2,165 Downloads
  • File Size 2.9MB

White Line Disease by Heather Smith Thomas White line disease is the common term for a progressive infection and subsequent separation of the hoof wall—with the hoof wall coming loose from the underlying... Download

April 30, 3016 - Weanling Nutrition

  • May 10, 2016
  • 2,346 Downloads
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Proper feeding important at stressful time of a young horses’ development by Heather Smith Thomas Weaning time is stressful for foals, and racehorse breeders strive to make this transition as easy as possible... Download

April 30, 2016 - South West Regional: Diverse Approach

  • May 10, 2016
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Joe and Terri Carter commit to Oklahoma through a variety of ventures by Frank Angst In developIng a busIness plan that allowed them to continue their lifelong passion for horses, Joe and Terri Carter... Download

April 16, 2016 - Southeast Regional: Jewel of the South

  • April 27, 2016
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Adena Springs South expands under Frank Stronach by Julie Hazelwood Castro Stronach Stables is among the most recognized racing outfits throughout the United States and Canada. A common thread connecting... Download

April 2, 2016 - Midwest/Canada: Cool Cole Man

  • April 26, 2016
  • 2,097 Downloads
  • File Size 4.8MB

John Burness calmly handles the challenges at Ontario's Colebrook Farms by Lenny Shulman On an early March morning that has seen a foot of snow cover his corner of Ontario, Colebrook Farms owner John... Download

March 26, 2016 - Southwest: Sweet Music

  • April 06, 2016
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  • File Size 3.8MB

Musician Susan Hunter hits the high notes with Thoroughbreds By Ron Mitchell Susan Hunter considers herself lucky that she's made a successful living off what is decidedly the most near and dear to... Download

March 26, 2016 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: The Big 12

  • April 06, 2016
  • 2,255 Downloads
  • File Size 5.8MB

A dozen new stallions take up residence in New York for 2016 By Evan Hammonds If ever a regIonal market was in full expansion mode, it’s New York for the 2016 breeding season. The Empire State’s stallion... Download

March 19, 2016 - 2015 AAEP Convention Wrap-Up

  • April 06, 2016
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A wrap-up of the 2015 AAEP convention Below are items of interest to Thoroughbred breeders and owners from the American Association of Equine Practitioners annual convention that took place Dec. 5-9, 2015... Download

March 12, 2016 - Southeast: Sunshine Western

  • April 06, 2016
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Stroud’s Lane Farm boasts promising stallion roster By Julie Hazelwood Castro " 'Wild Bill Hickok,' ‘the sagebrush trail…,' " real estate attorney Murray Stroud said. "there... Download

March 12, 2016 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: High Fiber

  • April 06, 2016
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John McKee and Cynthia O'Bannon get rewarded by Fiber Sonde By John Scheinman John McKee and his partner, Cynthia O'Bannon, are bargain hunters in the Thoroughbred world, and their favorite outlet... Download

March 5, 2016 - Midwest/Canada: Buckeye State Comes Back

  • March 16, 2016
  • 1,358 Downloads
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Breeding is on the upswing in Ohio by Tom LaMarra Kim and Lori Williams’ Fair Winds Farm has a long history of standing some of the top stallions in ohio, including Honey Jay and, more recently, mercer... Download

February 20, 2016 - Southwest: Mojo Working

  • March 10, 2016
  • 1,387 Downloads
  • File Size 3.7MB

Fred Taylor Jr. makes ownership affordable through Mojo Racing by Lenny ShuLman For nearly 19 years Fred Taylor Jr. has worked at Southwest airlines, which built a reputation as a low-cost carrier that... Download

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