Godolphin-owned 2-year-olds by Central Kentucky sire Bernardini ruled divisions for maiden colts and maiden fillies March 14 at the 73rd Aiken Trials, an annual spring ritual for the more than seven decades in South Carolina.
- Chestnut Gelding
- Born 2003
Depending on lifestyle and location, some horses might be at risk for suffering subtle but serious vitamin and mineral imbalances. Download Now
Notes from the 2012 AAEP Conference Programs. Download Now
Two important bacteria cause lung infections in foals. Download Now
Equine STDs can affect pregnancy outcomes and breeding stock's welfare. Download Now
Owners, therapists, and veterinarians can use manual therapies to aid equine recovery and support maintenance. Download Now
Despite the numerous treatments available, time and R&R remain essential for helping a horse recover from tendon or ligament injury. Download Now
Feeding time! Open a bag of readymade feed and you're set, right? But wait -- there's a staggering variety of offerings on the feed store's shelves, and it's important you choose the correct one for your particular horse. Download Now
Focus on the 'Big Three': Bone spavin, bog spavin, and OCD Download Now
Research shows that appropriate amounts of exercise during the first three years of a horse's life can benefit the musculoskeletal system Download Now
Few equine conditions cause as much consternation as equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). Download Now
Held annually, the AAEP convention provides continuing educational opportunities for veterinarians, allowing them to gain information on what is new in research, to learn the latest on cutting edge of technology and more. Download Now
Each year, researchers publish hundreds of horse health studies. And each year at the convention of the American Association of Equine Practioners, 3 practitioners decide which to feature. Download Now
March 18, 2012 - A high-performance horse is an athlete at the top of his game. Download Now
February 18, 2012 - The Science Behind Nutritional Supplements Download Now
Keys to successful breeding are well-balanced diet, healthy body condition Download Now
Mares must have a well-balanced diet and healthy body condition to cycle properly and conceive and carry a foal. Download Now
The latest therapies for injured tendons and ligaments focus on rebuilding the tissue to its original strength and elasticity Download Now
Anyone who's watched scruffy, awkward weanlings playing in a pasture may wonder how they ever turn out to be the pristine, polished yearlings seen heading to sales rings across the country.
Owners are often concerned about internal parasites -- maybe a little too concerned -- and their actions to rid horses of all parasites are leading to the unintended consequences of making ome deworming products ineffective. Download Now
Probably the most common phrase used by horse people is 'No foot -- no horse.' The feet are important because they provide both support and locomotion. Download Now
With spring's arrival, now is the time to plan farm maintenance and improvements on fencing, pastures, and barns. Download Now
Reproduction Takeaways from the AAEP Convention. Each year at the American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, veterinarians share the latest in research on a number of topics. Download Now
Mares should be in optimal health prior to breeding season Download Now
Trainers look to alternative therapies to increase soundness and longevity in Thoroughbreds. Download Now
December 11, 2010 - Your broodmare is in her final months of gestation and is approaching her term. After a year of planning and preparation, you, as her owner, must be ready for what follows. Download Now
November 13, 2010 - To Retire or Keep Racing? Read More
Moving a horse from one place to another is fraught with challenges, whether it is traveling by air, or simply overland by commercial carrier or horse trailer. Read More
If there's one thing Thoroughbred owners encounter at some point, it's a lameness scenario. Something's not right with your horse's gait, and you and your veterinarian tirelessly work to figure out the cause of the lameness. Read More
New joint product development is being driven by an increased awareness of the need to treat joints without hurting the stomach--that is, without causing gastric ulcers. In June 2004, a product that delivers the strength of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) in a topical cream formulation was approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating joint pain and inflammation in horses. Its name is Surpass Topical Anti-Inflammatory Cream. This new product and others for treating equine joints will be covered here.
A new product for preventing gastric ulcers in horses is due for release by the end of this year, when Ulcergard joins GastroGard as the second product approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration for ulcer management in the horse. On the more distant horizon, new developments in musculoskeletal pain management that are gentle on the stomach might one day arrive on the equine market, and that too could help prevent ulcers in racehorses.