Headlines for Friday, October 15, 2010

  • John Shirreffs answers questions at Keeneland on October 15.

    Shirreffs Talks Zenyatta

    On Oct. 15 at Keeneland, Zenyatta's trainer John Shirreffs talked about everything from Rachel Alexandra, to Horse of the Year, to his undefeated mare's 2010 campaign.

  • Munnings will stand the 2011 breeding season at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8300694%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Sprint Specialist Munnings to Ashford

    Munnings, a seven-furlong sprint specialist with three grade II wins to his credit, has been retired and will stand the 2011 breeding season at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.

  • Venograms Can Catch Laminitis Early

    Proper blood flow to the laminae of the hoof is critical at all times, but especially when a horse develops laminitis. Diagnostic techniques that can reveal how blood is flowing--or not--can help veterinarians catch laminitis early. Amy Rucker, DVM, of Midwest Equine in Columbia, Mo., discussed the importance of digital venograms in diagnosing and treatin...