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Understanding Equine Gastric Ulcers

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome is a common ailment of horses, causing discomfort, colic and poor performance. An estimated 60-90% of performance horses are afflicted, with racehorses being the most affected. The various equine industries spend millions of dollars each...

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Equine Dorsal Metacarpal Disease — Bucked Shins

Equine Dorsal Metacarpal Disease — Bucked Shins

Equine dorsal metacarpal disease, commonly known as bucked shins, affects at least 70 percent of horses in Thoroughbred horse racing. It is a painful condition that, once developed, requires horses to rest more and/or train less. Even after initial healing, 12 percent...

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Horse Racing, Naturally

Horse Racing, Naturally

Nutraceutical is a relatively new word. So new, in fact, that my spellcheck doesn't recognize it. Nutraceutical is the product of smashing "nutrition" and "pharmaceutical" together, becoming representative of finding a natural pathway to better health, performance and...

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Understanding Equine Gastric Ulcers

Understanding Equine Gastric Ulcers

Edwin L. Simpson, D.V.M. Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome is a common ailment of horses, causing discomfort, colic and poor performance. An estimated 60-90% of performance horses are afflicted, with racehorses being the most affected. The various equine industries spend...

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Tibial Stress Fractures in the Racehorse

Introduction to Tibial Stress Fractures Tibial stress fractures frequently occur in young racehorses but can also appear in older horses getting back into training after a long period of rest. Although they can happen at most any training phase, these types of...

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Dirty jobs: Horse Trainer

Dirty jobs: Horse Trainer

It takes a rare amount of commitment, horsemanship, business savvy, integrity, intelligence and above all PASSION to become a successful racehorse trainer. You will be tested time and time again and your love of horses and the sport must persevere. Some of the best...

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Dirty Jobs: Jockey

A jockey can make thousands of dollars in less than two minutes; they sport six pack abs year round, they get to ride really fast horses for a living and they can have all the luxuries they want just like a rock star! But, don't forget to read the fine print. . ....

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Horse Racing Terminology

A hotwalker is not a person who struts the corner on the wrong side of town, when the trainer tells you to "shank that horse" he is not telling you to stab the horse with a blade and "that jockey has the bug" certainly doesn't mean he is terminally ill. Its got a...

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