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Bathe, Scrape, Repeat: Keeping horses cool in hot and humid weather – Standardbred Canada (blog)


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Bathe, Scrape, Repeat: Keeping horses cool in hot and humid weather
Standardbred Canada (blog)
Bathing horses with cold water in hot weather will not cause them to tie-up. Horses may tie-up due to losses of fluid and electrolytes in sweat (Standardbreds can lose up to 30L of fluid as sweat associated with exercise), reduced muscle energy stores

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Funding Issue Latest Delay for Brockton Meet – BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Funding Issue Latest Delay for Brockton Meet
BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
Rather than deny Brockton owner George Carney a $1,473,947 distribution from the state's Race Horse Development Fund, the commissioners decided to allow the attorney for the Carney family to return in a week to present a legal argument as to why the

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Howard D. Mills – Mount Vernon News (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Howard D. Mills
Mount Vernon News (press release) (subscription) (blog)
He trained and raced standard bred horses for many years and was past president of the Knox County Harness Horseman's Association. For 15 years, Howard was the director of the Knox County Fair Board. He loved to fish, hunt and go to horse races.

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MD Commission Signs Off on Rosecroft Sale – BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)


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MD Commission Signs Off on Rosecroft Sale
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"Not only do we see this as an opportunity to expand the Maryland Jockey Club brand to a new market and make it easier for people to watch and wager on our Thoroughbred races, but we're particularly interested in growing Standardbred racing, which has

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Slow Start for New Jersey Exchange Wagering – BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)


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Slow Start for New Jersey Exchange Wagering
BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
… the New Jersey Racing Commission. When betting figures on two Standardbred tracks that also offered their signals on the exchange are included, the handle reached $1,179,711. … Facilitated through Internet and mobile platforms, exchange wagering

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Equine welfare and the government: Government hearings on horses give researchers, charities the microphone in … – EQUUS Magazine (blog)

Equine welfare and the government: Government hearings on horses give researchers, charities the microphone in …
EQUUS Magazine (blog)
Many people are vocal with protests against sports like Thoroughbred racing, and work to help with rehoming Thoroughbred for second careers, but not much is heard about efforts to help second career Standardbred or Quarter horse racehorses.

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British Parliament to hear from researchers, charity on nation’s equine welfare priorities – EQUUS Magazine (blog)


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British Parliament to hear from researchers, charity on nation's equine welfare priorities
EQUUS Magazine (blog)
Many people are vocal with protests against sports like Thoroughbred racing, and work to help with rehoming Thoroughbred for second careers, but not much is heard about efforts to help second career Standardbred or Quarter horse racehorses.

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Stolen millions reportedly moved into Cayman Islands hedge fund – Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)

Stolen millions reportedly moved into Cayman Islands hedge fund
Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)
Additionally, there are questions being asked as to the source of funds for the purchases by Buntain's son, Angus Buntain, of a number of standardbred/thoroughbred horses that are currently being entered by Angus in the Ontario racing circuit this season.

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Breeding Fund Changes Approved by PA House – BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)


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Breeding Fund Changes Approved by PA House
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The Pennsylvania House of Representatives June 30 approved substantive changes to the Thoroughbred breeding fund, some payments from which have been suspended for months because of problematic language in a horse racing reform bill that … The

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4 Ways Retired Racehorses Are Making A Difference – The Alternative Daily (blog)

4 Ways Retired Racehorses Are Making A Difference
The Alternative Daily (blog)
As Winston Churchill said, “There's something about the outside of a horse that's good for the inside of a man.” Two former Standardbred racehorses are now proving his point at the New Jersey Training School, part of the state's Juvenile Justice

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