Articles on ThoroughbredHorses
- Feeding Horses For Competition
- Daily Exercise Makes Horses Easier to Handle
- Winning Colors in Horse Racing
- Air Pollution Slows Horse Races
- When Horses Have Trouble Getting Along
- British Racehorses Seldom Pay Their Way
- Price Doesn’t Reflect Earnings
Some of the feeding routines documented for eventing horses have scientists concerned.
Just one hour of exercise a day, regardless of the type, takes the edge off of stabled horses, researchers have found. Their study also examined whether four different forms of exercise-walker, treadmill, turnout and recreational riding-were equally effective in reducing unwanted behavior from horses housed in stalls.
For centuries, horse racing fans have speculated that certain colors of horses are more adept at winning races.
A University of Pennsylvania scientist has now answered the question of whether smog affects the performance of race horses.
Horses are particularly prone to getting injured in scuffles when there’s a change in stabling arrangements, a study concludes.
The odds are pretty high that a thoroughbred foal born and raced in Britain or Ireland won’t pay off their training fees with racetrack earnings.
Paying top price to breed your thoroughbred mare to a racehorse stallion doesn’t necessarily mean you’re buying the best genes for a fast foal.