Horses

Hovis’ Friday diary: I’m grateful, mum’s emotional and her work colleagues are thinking of having her sectioned

Dear diary,<p>Well I have my date for my operation which in turn has sparked a flurry of other appointments being scheduled — haircuts, shoe removal, …

‘The time is now’: calls to make frangible cross-country fences compulsory

<b>“The time is now” for mandatory use of frangible devices in cross-country fences</b>, according to the United States Eventing Association (USEA).<p>In a …

What's My Liability if Friends Ride in My Arena?

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Jockeys Ocampo, Talamo Hospitalized After Spill

Jockeys Israel Ocampo and Joe Talamo were transported to Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, Calif., following a spill Oct. 19 at Santa Anita …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

H&H question of the week: What should I feed my cob this winter?

<b>Q: How to feed a cob: “I’ve just purchased a 15hh cob that has been solely out at grass 24/7. She will now be kept in at night. As well as being fed</b> …

Effinex Dies Suddenly From Ruptured Pulmonary Artery

Grade 1 winner Effinex , who entered stud in 2017, died suddenly Oct. 18 just before 9 p.m. due to a ruptured pulmonary artery, according to owner …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Le Lion End of Day Report: James Avery and Vitali Lead Seven-Year-Olds

Keeping it in the family: Emily King takes on supergroom duties for mum Mary, who posted a 44.3 in the seven-year-old championship with King Robert …

#TBT: when 14.2hh Stroller won the Hickstead Derby

When and where?<p>June 1967, The All England Jumping Course, Hickstead, West Sussex<p>What happened on that day?<p>In just the seventh year of the <b>Hickstead</b> …

BLM Hosting Tours of Off-Range Wild Horse, Burro Corral

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will host two free public tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon, Nevada, on …

Wild Horses

Katie Dinan captures first Open Jumper Victory at Harrisburg with win in $40,000 Pennsylvania National "Big Jump"

Katie Dinan and Dougie Douglas (Ard VDL Douglas x High Roller), owned by Grant Road Partners, LLC., bested an 11 horse jump-off in a field of 38 to …

Show Jumping

Queen meets her own former racehorse at King’s Troop anniversary parade

A soldier who was on parade when the King’s Troop was created by George VI in 1947 was present when The Queen inspected the troop on its 70th …

Royal Family

Breeders' Cup Classic

Oct 27, 2007-- Curlin with Jockey Robby Albarado in the irons pulls away from Hard Spun to win the Breeders' Cup Classic - Power Dodge Grade 1 - …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Future Superstars Shine Bright at Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale Nov. 13-15

Buck Davidson and Copper Beach, a successful graduate of the Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale. Photo by Shannon Brinkman.<p>The countdown has begun for the …

An Early Look at the Breeders’ Cup Sprint Races

By J. Keeler Johnson ("Keelerman") Twitter: @J_Keelerman<p>With just two weeks remaining until the Breeders' Cup, it's not too early to start examining …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Committee Recommends Change to Massachusetts Fund

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission's Horse Racing Committee has recommended that the split of the state's multimillion-dollar Race Horse Development …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Reno, Nevada, Responding After Horses Hit by Vehicles

Since Oct. 1 four horses have been struck by vehicles and killed in south Reno.

Giveaway: Enter to Win a Greenhawk Shedrow Deluxe Backpack!

Grab mane and hold on tight. Sign up for The Rollback newsletter and be entered to win a Shedrow Deluxe backpack! It’s easy: click here and enter …

WinStar Farm Announces 2018 Stud Fees

WinStar Farm announced 2018 stud fees for its 22-stallion roster Oct. 19, headed by its two six-figure sires Pioneerof the Nile , who will stand for …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Moira Lafferty: Mind matters — don’t wait for a crisis *H&H VIP*

In sport, you often hear coaches, performers and athletes talk about maximising potential through the marginal gains approach, leaving no stone …

Sports Science

BloodHorse Daily for October 20, 2017

article<p>https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/daily/download/2017-10-20<p>Effinex Dies Suddenly From Ruptured Pulmonary Artery

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Big Bend Makes the Grade in Sycamore Stakes

In his time at Keeneland last fall, Big Bend hinted there was more to his ability than his record reflected. One year and a surface switch later, the …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

European champion goes back to her roots at Pony Club competition

European gold medal-winning eventer Ros Canter went back to her roots last weekend (15 October) to take part in a Pony Club hunter trial.<p>Ros, who was</b> …

Admirals War Chest Seeks Third 'Million' Classic

Dr. Stephen Sinatra's homebrad Admirals War Chest will look to become the first horse to win three consecutive editions of the $150,000 Maryland …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Lucy Eddis’ horsey teen blog: a wardrobe ‘malfunction’ and HOYS joy

Now that another <b>Horse of the Year Show (HOYS)</b> has been and gone, our 2017 season is officially over. I am thankful to be able to tell you that, …

Royal Ascot Rivalries Renew on Champions Day

The competition is so deep throughout QIPCO British Champions Day Oct. 21 at Ascot that even the lone group 2 race on an otherwise top-level card …

Royal Ascot

EEE Confirmed in Bruce County, Ontario, Horse

A viral disease, EEE affects the central nervous system and is transmitted to horses by infected mosquitoes.<p>On Oct. 12, the Ontario Ministry of …

Public Health

Will Take Charge Heads Three Chimneys Roster for 2018

Leading freshman yearling sire Will Take Charge heads the roster at Three Chimneys Farm for the 2018 season with an unchanged fee, it was announced …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Dabirsim Progeny Dominate Arqana Third Session

After two days of selling dominated by a broad range of stallions, the Arqana ring fell hard for the progeny of Dabirsim during the Oct. 19 session …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Oldencraig owner quashes closure rumours

The owner of Oldencraig is looking to reassure riders that <b>his planning application to demolish the facilities and build nine houses is part of a plan</b> …

Dressage

International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

Vets confirmed cases of EHV, influenza, African horse sickness, piroplasmosis, West Nile virus, and more.

Public Health