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by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Aug 23, 2022
Many equine-assisted services providers said they’d consider using retired racehorses in their programs; nearly one-third already do.Read More
Racing’s Effects on 2-Year-Old Thoroughbreds’ Cytokine Profiles
by Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | Mar 5, 2022
Researchers established how racing influences young horses’ systemic mRNA expression of proteins involved with inflammation and immune system function.Read More
TCA Returns as Thoroughbred Makeover and Symposium’s Title Sponsor
by Edited Press Release | Sep 9, 2021
This year’s “Mega-Makeover” will include cohorts from 2020 and 2021 after last year’s event was postponed due to the pandemic.Read More
Higher-Altitude Training Might Improve Thoroughbred Performance
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Aug 19, 2021
Study: Working horses in moderately low-oxygen conditions—typical of slightly higher altitudes—could lead to more endurance and better race times for Thoroughbreds.Read More
Equine Innovators: Horse Breeds and Genetic Variation
by Stephanie L. Church, Editorial Director | Jun 29, 2021
Three scientists discuss genetic variation in horse breeds, why it’s important, and what we’ll learn from the Thoroughbred Genetic Diversity project.Read More
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Accredits 34 Organizations
by Edited Press Release | Nov 12, 2020
The nonprofit awarded accreditation to 34 aftercare organizations, making them eligible for financial grants to support the care of their Thoroughbreds.Read More
A Window Into Your Horse’s Sole
by Heather Smith Thomas | Sep 9, 2020
Does your horse have thin soles? Here’s how to manage his feet to help keep him sound.Read More
Diagnosing Fetlock Disease in Racehorses
by Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | May 27, 2020
One veterinarian weighs the pros and cons of available imaging modalities when it comes to diagnosing common fetlock injuries.Read More
COVID-19 Places Stress on Thoroughbred Industry, Aftercare
by Jen Roytz | Mar 26, 2020
The Retired Racehorse Project’s executive director and longtime member of the racing industry offers insight into the pandemic’s effect on Thoroughbred rehoming as tracks close and sales are canceled.Read More
Grayson-Jockey Club Approves More Than $1.3 Million in Equine Research Funding
by Edited Press Release | Feb 27, 2020
Research topics include nocardioform placentitis, bisphosphonates, exertional rhabdomyolysis, stem cells, equine asthma, and more.Read More
8 More Remington Park Horses Test Positive for EHV-1
by Edited Press Release | Dec 3, 2019
Approximately 100 horses remain isolated at the racetrack following exposure and quarantine.Read More
Blue Prize Wins 2019 Breeders’ Cup Distaff
by Kellie Reilly/TwinSpires.com | Nov 2, 2019
The 6-year-old Argentinean-bred bested heavy favorite Midnight Bisou.Read More