Racing

Track ponies being ridden railside

Godolphin, Thoroughbred Charities Of America launch mobile app for industry workers

The app creators hope to provide information to backstretch and farm workers about healthcare, dental services, immigration assistance and much more.

Horses grazing in field

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accredits 34 organizations

Accreditation, which makes groups eligible to receive financial grants to support the care of their Thoroughbreds, is awarded after an application and inspection process to ensure groups meet standards in five key areas.

Antonio Sambrano, Sr. worked as a groom for Dogwood Stables for 26 years. He and his family are originally from Mexico, but have called AIken home for more than 30 years.

Hall of Fame honors Latinos in horse racing

Curators at the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum hope to collect more stories of Latino contributions to the racing industry

Cardiac scar tissue has been linked to the development of irregular heart rhythms that can lead to diminished performance and even sudden, fatal cardiac arrest in racehorses.

Biomarker Study Will Build on Promising Research Into Preventing Catastrophic Racehorse Injuries

Work at the University of Kentucky may allow for intervention before racehorse injuries occur.

“Uniformity of rules is essential to protecting the safety of the racehorse and ensuring the integrity of the sport,” said AAEP President Dr. David Frisbie.

AAEP Board Votes to Support Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act

The legislation’s chief goal is to create uniform safety and medication standards in all U.S. racing jurisdictions.

Sandy Schleiffers (left) & Penny Ann Early (right), Hollywood Parl, 1969

Kentucky Derby Museum's "Right to Ride" Exhibit Opens Oct. 16

Museum staff obtained 20 hours of oral history interviews with female riders.

Maryland Horse Month

October is Maryland Horse Month

Governor Hogan dedicates the entire month to celebrating the state's large and varied equine industry.