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42 organizations have achieved TAA accreditation

42 organizations have achieved TAA accreditation

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that 42 Thoroughbred Aftercare organizations have been awarded accreditation for 2022. Of the 42 organizations, 41 are pre-accredited and one is accredited for the first time. The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, the only Thoroughbred aftercare accrediting body, now has a network of 81 organizations comprising nearly 180 facilities in North …

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10 keys to a healthy gut

10 keys to a healthy gut

The health of a horse’s digestive system (gut) begins not only with what is fed, but how and when it is fed. This is where it’s helpful to follow “best practices” that help emulate the diet and routine intended by Mother Nature: • Sharpening turnout: A pasture horse will never develop colic because its digestive …

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Betfair Tingle Creek: Greaneteen ‘improved a lot’ trying to make it lucky with 13 for coach Paul Nicholls |  Racing news

Betfair Tingle Creek: Greaneteen ‘improved a lot’ trying to make it lucky with 13 for coach Paul Nicholls | Racing news

Greaneteen will attempt trainer Paul Nicholls’ 13th win as he defends the Betfair Tingle Creek Chase title at Sandown on Saturday. The eight-year-old was a surprise 12/1 winner in the highlight over two miles in the final act as the favorite Chkun Por Sui failed, but the Nicholls runner is set to explode at much …

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A Pal seeks to make Derek Leung’s choice as his best friend in a tough four-year-old Hong Kong race

A Pal seeks to make Derek Leung’s choice as his best friend in a tough four-year-old Hong Kong race

Keefe is Derek Leung Ka-chun’s first choice in next month’s Hong Kong Classic Mile, but the Group One winning jockey may have a tough choice to make if A Pal continues his rapid rise up the ranks. Jockey Club observers rate A Pal 24 points lower than Keefy after winning the last start of the …

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The death of two more horses in the army’s first ceremonial unit, marking four years since February

The death of two more horses in the army’s first ceremonial unit, marking four years since February

Four military work horses in the Army’s 3rd Infantry Regiment, also known as the Old Guard, have been killed since February, including two since October, a series of deaths that followed an investigation into how the horses were treated by the unit. Two of the horses died within a month of each other—the last of …

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Baltas suspended for one year, and fined $10,000 for alleged medication violations

by TD Thornton Trainer Richard Baltas faces a one-year suspension and a $10,000 fine for allegedly administering race-day substances to his horses 21 times over a roughly three-week period last spring at Santa Anita Park, according to a ruling released Friday. California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) website. White remote control Daily racing model He is …

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