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How to Feed an Off-the-Track Thoroughbred

A line of horses being ridden on a dirt track.

Off-track Thoroughbreds, otherwise known as OTTBs, are popular mounts for riders of various disciplines. They require specific nutritional needs which differ when they are on the track versus when they are off. We have gathered some information regarding how to feed an OTTB. Racehorses exhibit very high intensity levels when exercising, therefore they require increased […]

The Basics of Degenerative Joint Disease

By Dr. Steven Allday Also referred to as Osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease is characterized by inflammation of a joint due to deterioration of the cartilage at the end caps of the contacted bones. The amount of destruction of this cartilage determines the degree of arthritis and arthritic changes to the joint and has tremendous bearing […]

Get the Extra Edge During Sales Prep

The times they are a changing and former standards and levels of acceptance in the Thoroughbred racing industry are no exception to this rule. Previous practices are now regulated and scrutinized and a new standard of care is placed upon those who are entrusted with all aspects of a fragile industry. Shrinking foal crops and […]