Abnormal enzyme, protein, and other levels in horses’ blood might indicate an underlying health issue.
The 2021 Kentucky Derby winner collapsed while completing a workout at Santa Anita Park, in California.
This year’s “Mega-Makeover” will include cohorts from 2020 and 2021 after last year’s event was postponed due to the pandemic.
Study: Working horses in moderately low-oxygen conditions—typical of slightly higher altitudes—could lead to more endurance and better race times for Thoroughbreds.
Equine behaviorist Dr. Sue McDonnell: “Imagine if that rider had loosened the reins, patted the horse on the neck, and left the arena.”
Sweden secured the gold in a jump-off between the two countries.
Swiss horse Jet Set, ridden by Robin Godel, was euthanized due to an injury sustained during Equestrian Eventing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Aug. 1, 2021.
Because of difficulty in isolating new arrivals at Kentucky tracks, more stringent requirements have been established.
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