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In Wake of Vitali Case, ‘We Need Better Regulation’ says Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity

Coalition for Horse Racing IntegrityThe following is a Letter to the Editor the Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity sent to Paulick Report on September 21, 2016.
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American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation to Research Laminitis

American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation to Research LaminitisThe American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation has announced financial support for two research projects investigating support limb laminitis, in which lameness in one limb results in laminitis in the opposite limb.Subsequent separation of the coffin bone from the hoof wall causes

Horses help residents during hospital rehabilitation centre visit

The bond between patient and horse formed instantly when Trigger and his equine pals paid the Regional Rehabilitation Centre a visit. "They're beautiful horses," said Robert (Gibby) Gibson while feeding Trigger a piece of apple at Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday. "I can't get over how good they are."

Paulick Report: Recent Out of Competition Testing Commentary

Horse racing out of competition testingThis week's article by Natalie Voss at Paulick Report about the state of out of competition testing covered a lot of ground, particularly why this is not a standard practice in every racing jurisdiction.
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Horse Racing Australia: Racing New South Wales to create horse welfare fund

Racing New South Wales Racing NSW will establish a Horse Welfare Fund which will be predominately funded by a deduction of 1% of all prizemoney paid in NSW. It is estimated that $204 million of prizemoney will be paid in the coming year, accordingly $2 million will be taken from prizemoney. This will be in addition to Racing NSW's existing horse welfare schemes.

Ontario Horse Racing: Stronach Stables' Shaman Ghost wins Gr 1 Woodward at Saratoga

Ontario-bred Shaman Ghost wins 2016 WoodwardStronach Stables' Ontario-bred Shaman Ghost, the 2015 Queen's Plate winner, dove to victory in a four-horse photo Sept. 3 and beat Mubtaahij by a head to steal the $600,000 Woodward Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 3 at Saratoga Race Course. Dual grade I winner Frosted, favored at 2-5 in the field of nine, broke poorly and was all-out at the end.

Horse therapy helps treat body and mind

Horse therapy helps treat body and mindCROWNSVILLE, Md. — Lana Robinson’s short-term memory has been weakened from Alzheimer’s, but her childhood memories of horseback riding remain intact. Today at 62, Mrs. Robinson rides Chrissy with ease. A volunteer and instructor walk along her left, and another volunteer is at her right, but Mrs.
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E.P. Taylor's Promise and Premier Wynne's Commitment

E P Taylor Sixty years ago, E.P.Taylor ​renewed the Articles of Incorporation for The Ontario Jockey Club as a lead up to the opening of the new Woodbine Racetrack on June 12th 1956. And, although the head of the HPBA Sue Leslie was recently quoted as saying, "it is their (WEG's) track," Mr Taylor's vision was that the business of Woodbine be carried out as a not-for-profit corporation that existed as a means to manage and market ​breeding and ​horse racing​ in​ Ontario. Over the past fifteen years, much of what  ​Mr. Taylor envisioned has been altered. Read more

The Majesty and History of the Horse

Muriel Lennox, author of Northern Dancer: The Legend and His Legacy, and internationally recognized authority on Northern Dancer and his sire Nearctic and their astonishing influence on the world's greatest Thoroughbreds talks about the beauty and majesty of the horse.