Megan Arszman, Author at Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

Western Dressage: The Perfect Fit For The OTTB

Dressage is perhaps the oldest training discipline in the horse world. Its purpose initially was to be used to increase the strength and suppleness of the horse. The cavalry roots have progressed to a more formal style seen on the international level with powerful, fancy movements and a more international flair. In recent years, there […]

Watch: Experts Weigh In On OTTBs And Their Joint Health Needs After Retirement

The 2022 Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover wasn’t just about competition — there was ample opportunities for education. Throughout the event, Goldophin’s Lifetime Care program partnered with The Horse magazine to present multiple seminars devoted to the care of the retired racehorse and current sport horses. One seminar focused on joint issues in off-track Thoroughbreds […]

New Joint Therapy Still Carries Questions for Use in Racehorses

One of the most common causes of lameness in horses is osteoarthritis (OA). Horse owners across the country spend countless hours and paychecks to try to supply effective pain management tools to their horses in hopes of providing comfort and prolonged happiness — whether in the pasture or in the show pen. For years, the […]

A Tale Of The Two Surgeries That Brought Green Mask From Catastrophe To Happy Retirement

When multiple graded stakes-winning gelding Green Mask shattered both sesamoid bones in his left front fetlock during a workout in 2017, owner Abdullah Saeed Alamaddah and trainer Brad Cox knew that immediate care was needed for the fracture. The gelding was sent to the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center for surgical fusion to stabilize […]

Little Red Feather Shows That Ownership Is More Than Just Racing: Charity Spotlight Presented By Avion Law

Fractional ownership groups have been touted as the future of racehorse ownership for the industry, as a way to introduce the sport to more people. So, what better way to use that introduction for another introduction into the world of aftercare? Enter Little Red Feather Racing and their program Little Red Feather Cares. Named after […]

Offering A Leg Up, One Last Time: Charity Spotlight Presented By Avion Law

There are very few words that get the adrenaline pumping and heart pounding like “Riders up!” That’s when all eyes are on the trainer, giving a leg up to the jockey, putting the hopes and dreams of trainers, owners, handicappers, and horse racing fans everywhere on the shoulders of the demure, colorful shoulders sitting aboard […]

Researching For The Greater Good: Charity Spotlight Presented By Avion Law

The speed behind the Thoroughbred is awe-inspiring, especially when that power comes from such fragile components. Any good horseperson knows that the best way to celebrate and to manage that speed and power is to better understand it. Which is the premise of The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. Incorporated in 1940 thanks to an initial […]

Everyone’s A Star At Old Friends: Charity Spotlight Presented By Avion Law

When the infamous Runhappy van pulls into Old Friends Farm in Georgetown, Ky., you might think another big superstar is onboard, ready for his new life of leisure. Instead, a mare rescued from a dangerous situation and lacking the luster in her coat steps off, soon to regain that shine and learn to enjoy life […]

Indiana Weanling Spotlight Presented By Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance: Hip 1236, Sister Sez No, By Not This Time

Not This Time has been siring major runners, including G1 Del Mar Debutante Stakes winner Princess Noor (o/o Sheza Smoke Show), which makes the combination of the Giant’s Causeway stallion and Dundalk Bay an exciting one. Dundalk Bay, a Majestic Warrior mare out of the Pembroke mare Pem’s Hostess, is a young producer with an […]