Health Zone

A special section of The Blood-Horse magazine that showcases products and services for the Thoroughbred industry. For advertising information, click here.

September 16, 2017 - Tying Up in Thoroughbred Racehorses

  • October 05, 2017
  • 190 Downloads
  • File Size 2.7MB

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...

May 13, 2017 - Hoof Cracks: Prevention and Treatment

  • June 05, 2017
  • 993 Downloads
  • File Size 3.9MB

Hoof Cracks: Prevention and Treatment by Heather Smith Thomas THERE ARE SEVERAL TYPES OF HOOF CRACKS, and some are more serious. Splits often start at the ground surface. Quarter cracks are located in...

March 18, 2017 - AAEP Convention Coverage

  • March 16, 2017
  • 2,835 Downloads
  • File Size 3.4MB

AAEP Convention Coverage by Alexandra Beckstett, Maureen Gallatin, Erica Larson, and Dr. Stacey Oke THIS PAST DECEMBER more than 5,400 veterinarians, students, and industry members from 48 countries convened...

January 21, 2017 - Nutrition: Pregnant Mares

  • February 02, 2017
  • 2,777 Downloads
  • File Size 1.5MB

Nutrition for Pregnant Mares by Heather Smith Thomas OVER THE PAST THREE DECADES we’ve learned more about fine-tuning nutrition for pregnant mares. Dr. Stephen Duren, PhD (equine nutritionist, Performance...

November 12, 2016 - Preparing Mares for Breeding

  • November 17, 2016
  • 2,751 Downloads
  • File Size 2.2MB

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...

Browse Folders