The Triple Crown:
The Kentucky Derby May 4, 2013
The Preakness Stakes May 18, 2013
The Belmont Stakes June 8, 2013
The Travers Stakes - Saratoga Springs, NY, August 24, 2013
Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot- Vernon Downs, August 25, 2013
The Breeders' Cup - Santa Anita Arcadia, California - November 1 & 2, 2013
Soothing fraying nerves
The Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund committee has selected equine surgeon Dr. Jon Cheetham as the first Zweig Research Scientist, a new position for junior faculty at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine who show promise and productivity in equine research ...(more).....
Keeping blood free to flow
Even in their mother's wombs unborn foals need proper blood flow to survive and grow. A clot cutting off blood to the wrong place can spell disaster or death. That's exactly what happens.... (more).
Suddenly your horse is sick and you don't know why. She breathes normally but her
temperature is rising, her eyes grow yellow with jaundice, she seems depressed, and barely eats.
The fever is clear but the cause is not; even the most experienced animal health experts can offer
no concrete answers. Eventually the fever fades, but... (more)
This year another outbreak of equine herpesvirus type-1 (EHV-1) swept through
the United States in May, affecting 90 reported horses and killing 13. Cases of herpesvirus
Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), a neurological disease caused by EHV-1, have increased
so sharply ... (more)