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September 5, 2009: Transportation Tips

  • September 01, 2009
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Trade Zone: Transportation Tips - Click Here to Download PDF By Dr. Nancy Loving These days horses are part of an increasingly mobile population, traveling between barns and tracks, throughout the nation...

August 8, 2009: Disease Control Yearly Planner

  • August 05, 2009
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Trade Zone: Disease Control Yearly Planner - Click Here to Download PDF By Dr. Nancy Loving To perform to the utmost capacity, a horse must be healthy and sound throughout the year. The smallest details...

July 25, 2009: Foot Flops and Fixes

  • July 21, 2009
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Trade Zone: Get Ready - Click Here to Download PDF By Christy West What do Quality Road, Big Brown, Tiznow, and E Dubai have in common? They're all major stakes winners with at least one other commonality...

June 26, 2009: Get Ready

  • June 23, 2009
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Trade Zone: Get Ready - Click Here to Download PDF By John Padgham It’s mid-June and a yearling colt grazes in a rolling pasture of bluegrass, his only company a few fellow yearlings, a soft breeze; his...

May 5, 2009: Therapy for Thoroughbreds

  • May 27, 2009
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Trade Zone: Therapy for Thoroughbreds - Click Here to Download PDF By Karen Briggs Photos by Anne M. Eberhardt Perhaps Shakespeare said it best: "There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio...

April 25, 2009: Dirt or Synthetic: Which Is Safer?

  • April 21, 2009
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The Thoroughbred industry’s biggest call to action has been to improve racehorse safety. At $10-million apiece, are synthetic tracks the answer? The loss of Barbaro and Eight Belles attracted unprecedented...

March 21, 2009: AAEP Focus on Horse Health News

  • March 17, 2009
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Every year veterinarians flock to the Kester News Hour at the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ Convention for reports on research that are too brief or too new to be included in the scientific...

December 6th, 2008: When Foaling Goes Wrong

  • December 02, 2008
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Trade Zone: When Foaling Goes Wrong - Click Here to Download PDF There is something magical about foaling time that involves more than just observing the start of a new life—special though that might be...

November 15th, 2008: Feeding the Pregnant Mare

  • November 11, 2008
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Trade Zone: Feeding the Pregnant Mare - Click Here to Download PDF B y Heather Smith Thomas Traditional wisdom for feeding mares is that nutritional requirements in early pregnancy are not much different...

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