Thoroughbred Industry Library

February 14, 2015 - Southwest: Rio Bravo

  • February 25, 2015
  • 161 Downloads
  • File Size 3.7MB

Francisco Bravo’s River Oaks Farm offers top Oklahoma stallions by Lenny Shulman With a stallion roster that is superior in the region and decades of fine horsemanship behind it, River Oaks Farm near Sulphur... Download

February 14, 2015 - Southeast: Destined for Success

  • February 25, 2015
  • 144 Downloads
  • File Size 2.2MB

Bill and Janet Grube put roots in Ocala by Michael Compton Bill and Janet Grube, owners of Destiny Oaks of Ocala, don’t believe in luck. But as the name of their farm suggests, they do believe in destiny... Download

February 7, 2015 - West Coast: Horse Power

  • February 18, 2015
  • 382 Downloads
  • File Size 4.6MB

Retired BMW dealer Nick Alexander gets runners by Grazen by Tracy Gantz Nick Alexander never intended to enter the breeding business, let alone stand a stallion. LIke many other Thoroughbred owners, he... Download

January 24, 2015 - Young Horse Health Threats

  • February 03, 2015
  • 675 Downloads
  • File Size 614.4kB

Protect your foal from these three important causes of young horse illness by Dr. Stacey Oke Foals can stand within a mere 120 minutes of birth. They're unsteady, ungraceful, and uncoordinated, getting... Download

January 24, 2015 - Southeast: Good and Lucky

  • February 03, 2015
  • 598 Downloads
  • File Size 2.1MB

Eddie Plesa Jr. rewarded with Itsmyluckyday by Steve Haskin Like many other trainers, Eddie Plesa Jr. believes in karma, good luck charms, and whatever other-worldly powers that might give his horses an... Download

January 17, 2015 - Southwest: Crowne for a Song

  • January 27, 2015
  • 697 Downloads
  • File Size 4.5MB

Songandaprayer puts Copper Crowne front and center by Lenny Shulman If you're a big believer in quality over quantity, the Stallion Station at Copper Crowne Equestrian Center near Opelousas, La., is... Download

January 10, 2015 - West Coast: Perfect Ten

  • January 21, 2015
  • 782 Downloads
  • File Size 7.2MB

David Mowat's Ten Broeck stable has the glow of success. by Claire Novak Washington native David Mowat has minimized his Thoroughbred operation, withdrawing from Kentucky—where he once owned Fawn Leap... Download

January 3, 2015 - Midwest/Canada: Horsepower

  • January 13, 2015
  • 834 Downloads
  • File Size 2.2MB

Iowa's Dennis Albaugh collects Chevys, racehorses by Lenny Shulman Dennis Albaugh tends to do things big once he gets involved in something. So his entrance nine years ago into the world of Thoroughbreds... Download

December 13, 2014 - West Coast: Labor of Love

  • December 23, 2014
  • 1,334 Downloads
  • File Size 5MB

Brazeau Farms caters to each individual horse by Tracy Gantz Shivareen Sky, an 18-year-old stakes-winning broodmare, can't get the food she needs when pastured with other mares because she lets them... Download

December 6, 2014 - Southeast: Ultimate Teamwork

  • December 16, 2014
  • 1,303 Downloads
  • File Size 1.3MB

Chris and Lynne Boutte's Eagle's View Farm soars. by Michael Compton Chris and Lynne Boutte come by their trade honestly. The owners of Eagle’s View Farm near Ocala, Fla., would be hard-pressed... Download

December 6, 2014 - Southwest: Blue-Collar Browns

  • December 16, 2014
  • 1,315 Downloads
  • File Size 1.8MB

Brown's Thoroughbred Farm raises runners. by Gary McMillen Danny Brown was a defensive tackle on his high school football team, but as the leader of Brown’s Thoroughbred Farm near Bush, La., he has... Download

December 6, 2014 - Broodmare Health

  • December 16, 2014
  • 1,461 Downloads
  • File Size 1.6MB

Using Cervical Cerclage to Manage Cervical Incompetence in Pregnant Mares by Alexandra Beckstett Researchers are successfully taking a page from human medicine when it comes to treating one common cause... Download

Promotional Feature: Boarding - All Aboard

  • November 18, 2014
  • 1,691 Downloads
  • File Size 1.3MB

Whether Thoroughbred owners have invested a little or a lot, the care of their equine extended family is important. As circumspect as they would be in finding suitable boarding schools for their children... Download

11/8/2014 West Coast: Springtime for Horses

  • November 18, 2014
  • 1,814 Downloads
  • File Size 5.3MB

Ran Jan Racing excels ontrack and in aftercare. by Tracy Gantz Robert A. Naify and his wife, Jan Van de Bos, began their current Ran Jan Racing stable by purchasing a few horses from the estate of Naify... Download

11/8/2014 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Tried and True

  • November 18, 2014
  • 1,762 Downloads
  • File Size 3.2MB

Bloodstock agent Harry ‘Chip’ Landry has been selling for more than 40 years by Evan Hammonds Few have been able to make an entrance into the Thoroughbred business the way Harry "Chip" Landry... Download

November 8, 2014 - Young Horse Digestive Health

  • November 18, 2014
  • 1,940 Downloads
  • File Size 2.1MB

Understanding how your growing foal's digestive system works can help you recognize and avoid potential problems. by Dr. Shannon Pratt-Phillips Priming the young horse's digestive tract for healthy... Download

September 13, 2014 - Hoof Care

  • September 30, 2014
  • 2,907 Downloads
  • File Size 1.6MB

The hoof's external health affects the bones and soft tissues within, and vice versa. by Christy West Many horse owners go their whole lives caring for horses’ hooves with little knowledge of the hoof... Download

Promotional Feature: Breaking & Training - Breaking Away

  • September 03, 2014
  • 2,782 Downloads
  • 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
  • 3,880 Downloads
  • File Size 2.4MB

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
  • 3,210 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

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