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  1. Old Friends Retiree Escapedfromnewyork Dead at 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Horse

    Escapedfromnewyork, a resident of the Old Friends Retirement Facility in Georgetown, Kentucky, died Jan. 18 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. The 10-year-old Thoroughbred gelding suffered a cardiac event brought on by colic.

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  2. Crash-Ready?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Horse

    This trailer flipped on a Canadian highway after dislodging from the truck towing it - a reminder to ensure all truck and trailer parts are in working order before hitting the road. What to do if you have a hauling accident and steps you can take today to avoid a wreck in the first place Cathy Gray and her daughter, Adrienne Higbee, never suspected impending tragedy when they headed home to Albuquerque, New Mexico, from the National Barrel Horse Association Super Show in Las Vegas on June 2, 2014.

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  3. KHRC Report on Asmussen Expected Jan. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Horse

    Kentucky horse racing commissioners are expected to listen Jan. 15, to a staff report on an investigation of trainer Steve Asmussen that followed allegations of horse mistreatment from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals . The allegations from PETA followed its 2014 release of a video the group says documents wrongdoing at the Eclipse Award-winning trainer's barn at Churchill Downs, in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2013.

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  4. Three Yearlings Die in Kentucky Barn FireRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | The Horse

    Three Thoroughbred yearlings reportedly scheduled to be sold at the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale died in a Central Kentucky barn fire just before midnight Jan. 10. Lexington, Kentucky, television station WKYT said an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire at the unnamed farm off Paris Pike in Bourbon County. Bourbon County Fire Department chief Lloyd Campbell told the station a state trooper spotted the fire and was able to alert residents nearby.

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  5. Breeding Soundness Exams for Him and HerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Horse

    Native Dancer won every race he ran in except for the Kentucky Derby. A true champion on the track, only one thing overshadowed the "Grey Ghost of Sagamore": his offspring.

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  6. HITS Thermal Names Official Veterinary PartnerRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 10 | The Horse

    Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, based in Lexington, Kentucky, is the official veterinary partner for the Horse Shows in the Sun series in Thermal, California, which runs from Jan. 13 to March 15. A team headed by performance horse specialist Liz Barrett, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, is available for both routine and emergency veterinary care through March 16. Originally from Prince Edward Island, Canada and a graduate of the University of Prince Edward Island's Atlantic Veterinary College, Barrett completed a surgical internship at Hagyard and later completed her Masters of Science degree during her surgical residency at Auburn University.

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  7. Hagyard to Have Vets at 2015 Winter Equestrian FestivalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Horse

    Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, based in Lexington, Kentucky, will have veterinarians onsite for the 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival, taking place in Wellington, Florida. A Hagyard Sport Horse team headed by Courtney Wittich, DVM, will be available for both routine and emergency veterinary care in the Wellington area from Jan. 4 to March 31. Specializing in equine sports medicine and emergency care, Wittich has advanced training in lameness imaging and treatment techniques.

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  8. TCA Stallion Season Auction UnderwayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Horse

    The 25th annual Thoroughbred Charities of America stallion season auction began Jan. 5 and offers a wide variety of seasons, trips, tickets, unique experiences, and other auction items. Formed in 1990, TCA raises and distributes funds for charities in the Thoroughbred industry which provide a better life for Thoroughbreds both during and after their racing careers by supporting retirement, rescue, research, and by helping the people who work with them.

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  9. Interpreting Polymerase Chain Reaction AssaysRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | The Horse

    Polymerase chain reaction assays are commonly used in veterinary medicine for the detection of infectious agents. These tests have grown in popularity due to their cost effectiveness, rapid turn-around time, and ability to detect unculturable pathogens.

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  10. Oak Tree to Match Donations in Veterinarian Robbins' HonorRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 3 | The Horse

    The California-based Oak Tree Racing Association announced Dec. 29 that it will match donations made to Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation in honor of late Oak Tree co-founder Jack K. Robbins, VMD. Robbins, a Thoroughbred owner and breeder and a pioneer in the field of veterinary medicine, died Nov. 29, 2014, after battling pulmonary and respiratory disease.

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  11. EVA Vaccines: What You Need to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Horse

    Some equine diseases come and go with little impact on the horse industry as a whole. Others affect only local or state industries when they rear their ugly heads.

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  12. AAEP 'On Call' Spokesmen Receive Distinguished Service AwardRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Horse

    The American Association of Equine Practitioners recognized a pair of past presidents who were pivotal in the development and growth of the AAEP's award-winning "On Call" program when presenting its 2014 Distinguished Service Award to Larry Bramlage, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, and C. Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, DSc, FRCVS, Dipl.

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  13. EVA: A European PerspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | The Horse

    An infectious equine disease is bad news no matter what language you speak or which country you call home. But between countries, regulatory bodies, and animal health professionals, there often remains a difference in perspective when it comes to handling these diseases.

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  14. 2015 Racehorse Welfare and Safety Summit ScheduledRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Horse

    The Jockey Club and Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation have announced that the 2015 Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit will be held July 8, in Lexington, Kentucky. The summit, which brings together a cross-section of the breeding, racing, and veterinary communities, again will be underwritten and coordinated by The Jockey Club and Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and hosted by the Keeneland Association.

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  15. Retired Racehorse Project Goes NationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | The Horse

    "The last time he was at Pimlico was when he ran in the Preakness Stakes, so to give it a go in front of the grandstands says a hell of a lot about the horse," Dutton said of Icabad Crane, seen here before the Preakness Stakes. The fledgling Retired Racehorse Project is moving its signature event - the Thoroughbred Makeover - from Baltimore, Maryland, to Lexington, Kentucky, in 2015.

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  16. Indiana Reports Multiple Racehorse Medication SanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Horse

    After eliminating a backlog of drug testing samples from Thoroughbred races, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission announced a long list of sanctions levied against trainers from Aug. 1 through the end of October. In a ruling log presented at its Nov. 17 meeting, the IHRC announced sanctions against nine trainers and one veterinarian for medication-related violations.

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  17. Santos Joins Virginia Tech as Surgery InstructorRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Horse

    Marcos Santos, DVM, MS, has joined the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech as a clinical instructor of large animal surgery in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. Santos comes to the college from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he completed an equine surgery internship and residency.

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  18. Lab Expects Kentucky Test Delays to End SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Horse

    Officials at LGC said at times the number of samples that required confirmatory testing approached a 100-fold increase compared with 2013. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission expects equine drug test results that had been delayed at the LGC laboratory, in Lexington, Kentucky, by up to four months to be back on schedule by Thanksgiving.

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  19. TCA Stallion Season Auction Set for JanuaryRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Horse

    The six-day fundraiser consists of a telephone and online auction and culminates with a 25th anniversary celebration at the live select stallion season auction at the Keeneland Entertainment Center in Lexington, Kentucky. "We are thrilled to be entering our 25th year of helping horses and people in the Thoroughbred racing industry," TCA executive director Erin Crady said.

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  20. Veterinarians Rood, Riddle are 2014 Galbreath Award WinnersRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Horse

    The University of Louisville Equine Industry Program have announced that veterinarians Bill Rood, DVM, and Tom Riddle, DVM, have been chosen as the 25th recipients of the John W. Galbreath Award, given annually since 1990 to persons who have created and led successful equine business enterprises. "We recognize people, and their organizations, who have impacted the horse industry in a positive way through the development of a meaningful business enterprise that serves the equine world," said Tim Capps, PhD, the director of the Equine Industry Program.

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