Articles posted November 17, 2009

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Inside Track: Riding for the Cure

Inside Track: Riding for the Cure

The 12-year-old gray Thoroughbred mare, Evita's Fantasy, is among dozens of horses each year that participate in Ride for the Cure, a national event to raise money to fight breast cancer.

Quality Road Arrives at Belmont Park

Quality Road Arrives at Belmont Park

Quality Road, who was forced to scratch from the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) after suffering minor injuries during a bad incident at the starting gate, arrived safely at Todd Pletcher's barn at Belmont Park at 6 a.m. Tuesday following an uneventful cross-country van ride from Santa Anita.

Tendon and Ligament Injuries: Improving the Outcome

Tendon and ligament injury in horses causes both economic and personal hardship for horse owners and industry professionals. A prolonged period of layup and rehabilitation is necessary, but whether the horse will be sound at the end of the rehabilitation period is uncertain. Lameness due to tendon and ligament injury is common in performance horses, affec...

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