Articles posted July 8, 2012

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Holy Bull pensioned

Hall of Famer and successful sire Holy Bull has been pensioned from stud duty at the age of 21, Darley announced on Sunday. The 1994 Horse of the Year, who has put the precarious Plaudit sire line on a firmer footing, will live out his days at Sheikh Mohammed's Jonabell Farm near Lexington, Kentucky.

Working to Understand Equine Laminitis

Equine laminitis can be a devastating result of many different disease processes in the horse, including sepsis and endocrinopathies. The two primary types of endocrinopathic laminitis are equine metabolic syndrome (EMS, seen most often in the obese horse), and Cushing's syndrome (also known as pituitary pars intermedia disorder) in older horses (char...

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