Health Zone

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March 14, 2020 - Foal Health: Keep It Clean

  • March 10, 2020
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Fly Control —Keep It Clean by Amanda Duckworth THERE ARE FEW guarantees when it comes to horses, but the fact that warmer weather will result in flies around the barn is one of them. Download this week's...

February 22, 2020 - Foal Health: Think Quick

  • February 25, 2020
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Foal Health —Think Quick by Amanda Duckworth BY THE TIME a Thoroughbred foal is born, a significant amount of effort has been dedicated to its arrival. Download this week's Health Zone to continue...

January 18, 2020 - Mare Health: Two Much

  • January 21, 2020
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Mare Health —Two Much by Amanda Duckworth AT THE CLOSE OF 2019, Catch Ya Later Bro and Twin Turbo made headlines for their exploits. Victories in maiden claimers rarely lead to such things, but in this...

November 9, 2019 - Cold Hard Trust: Hydrotherapy

  • November 11, 2019
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Cold Hard Truth —Hydrotherapy by Amanda Duckworth THE CONCEPT OF HYDROTHERAPY and horses is not a new one. Racehorses in Australia routinely go for a swim in the ocean while their American counterparts...

October 26, 2019 - Core List: Vaccines

  • October 29, 2019
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Core List — Vaccines by Amanda Duckworth WHEN IT COMES TO VACCINATIONS, whether a horse requires a specific vaccine sometimes depends on its lifestyle; other times, it does not. Download this week's...

September 14, 2019 - Breathe Easy: Nasal Strips

  • September 24, 2019
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Breathe Easy —Nasal Strips by Amanda Duckworth DUE IN PART TO THE PROMINENCE of the Triple Crown, a piece of equipment for racehorses came under the microscope earlier this decade: the nasal strip. Download...

August 3, 2019 - Numbers Game: Gastric Uclers

  • August 06, 2019
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Numbers Game —Gastric Ulcers by Amanda Duckworth GASTRIC ULCERS AND HIGH-PERFORMANCE HORSES, unfortunately, seem to go hand-in-hand. While gastric ulcers can occur at any age and can happen with any breed...

July 13, 2019 - Long-term Wellness: Joint Health

  • July 16, 2019
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Long-term Wellness —Joint Health by Amanda Duckworth JOINT HEALTH IS CRUCIAL in horses, especially ones as athletically inclined as Thoroughbreds, and as a result, there are a wealth of options when it...

June 15, 2019 - Equine Studies: Horses and Academics

  • June 11, 2019
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Equine Studies — Horses and Academics by Amanda Duckworth THE HORSE RACING industry is a multifaceted business that requires its participants to be well-versed in a number of skills, ranging from animal...

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