Keyword: racehorses

  • Breaking & Training - Readying Runners

    With the yearling sales in full swing, buyers are looking for the outfits that can put the best mental and physical foundation under their purchases to transition them into talented runners.

  • Breaking & Training - Off To The Races

    Buying a Yearling is the easiest part of acquiring a racing prospect. Next for the young Thoroughbred lies many lessons to be learned, with patience and experience going a long way toward ensuring these lessons are taught well.

  • Shoeing Racehorses

    Dr. Scott Palmer describes some common shoeing techniques for racehorses.

  • Feeding Racehorses

    Dr. Scott Palmer describes a typical racehorse feeding regimen.

  • Dr. Larry Bramlage

    Bramlage Responds to Recent Media Reports

    In the wake of a New York Times article and an NBC Nightly News segment focused on injuries to I'll Have Another and the medications used to treat the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, Dr. Larry Bramlage issues a response.

  • Blog: Keystone Kops

    Thoroughbred racehorses require some basic care -- food, water, a clean environment, regular exercise, and veterinary care.

  • Special Report: Unwanted Horses

    In this free special report The Blood-Horse examines racing's attempt to tackle the unwanted horse issue; looks at what happens to racehorses in other countries; and offers some commentaries from industry players.

  • Team Valor to Focus on Yearlings

    Barry Irwin, who heads Team Valor International, is changing his strategy for acquiring horses for the racing partnerships his company puts together. And that could be good news for yearling sale consignors.