Blister beetle poisoning has probably been occurring for as long as horses have been fed alfalfa hay, but was not identified until a herd of horses in Oklahoma became ill in 1969 and many of them died. Download Now
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment covers components of a sales-prep feeding program, including supplements and how they promote development. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrion. watch video
Dr. Scott Palmer describes a typical racehorse feeding regimen. watch video
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation will hold its fifth annual "Haydrive" campaign to fund hay costs for its 950 retired racehorses.
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
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So, you've had it with drugs and wish racing was like it used to be -- just hay, oats, and water read blog
Grade I winner Officer's first winner, Satulagi, scored April 17 at Yarmouth in England.
Model rules for race day medications, along with withdraw times and threshold levels for therapeutic drugs were a lively topic both Thursday morning and afternoon at the Association of Racing Commissioners International convention.
The Rutgers Equine Science Center's Annual "Science Update" will take place from 6-9 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at the New Jersey Museum of Agriculture on the Cook College campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, in Brunswick, N. J.
Three horses recently died of blister beetle poisoning in Clay County, Fla., and two more remain under treatment at the University of Florida following ingestion of alfalfa hay contaminated with blister beetles.
The latest MRLS information presented on the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture website.
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has assured by the Florida State Veterinarian that there is no ban on the entry of Kentucky-grown hay into the state of Florida.
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