Headlines for Monday, February 7, 2011

  • Oregon Horsemen Supporting NEHBPA

    The horsemen in Oregon have joined the list of groups supporting the New England chapter of the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association as dispute over a 2011 live racing contract at Suffolk Downs continues.

  • Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen: February 7, 2011

    Steve Haskin continues his 2011 Kentucky Derby Trail with the ever popular Derby Dozen. There has already been a change from last week's list! Rank your own Derby Dozen list from Steve's choices! Presented by Pauls Mill Farm

  • Goodwin Joins Select Sales Team

    Jay Goodwin is a new partner in Select Sales. The other members of the Lexington-based sales agency's ownership team are Carrie Brogden, Tom Ryan, and Andrew Cary (general manager).

  • Hip 76, Indian Charlie - Lady's Legacy

    Indian Charlie Filly Sells for $245,000

    A striking Indian Charlie yearling filly became the most expensive horse sold so far during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale in Lexington when she commanded $245,000 during the auction's second hour Feb. 7.

  • Average Falls 19.2% at NZ Festival Sale

    A colt by Don Eduardo brought the top price of NZ$60,000 ($46,160 in U.S. funds) on the last day, equaling the amount brought by a Gallant Guru--Blessed Thee colt during the festival auction's opening session Feb. 6.

  • Maryland Horse Shooter Sought

    Law enforcement authorities in Maryland are seeking those responsible for shooting a show horse residing in a Charles County pasture.

  • Possible Rabies Outbreak Reported in Argentina

    According to a report from the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), there recently has been a rise in the number of equine rabies cases diagnosed in the Corrientes province of Argentina. Officials believe the horses were infected with the disease via vampire bats.

  • Anesthesia for Donkeys vs. Horses (AAEP 2010)

    "Donkeys are becoming more common patients for equine veterinarians, and although it is tempting to treat a donkey like a horse, there are important differences regarding patient handling and drug dosages," cautioned Lori Bidwell, DVM, of Lexington Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine in Kentucky. Bidwell spoke on the key differences between anest...