With live racing handle equaling and most days surpassing the prior year, Wyoming Downs wraps up a surprisingly successful 2020 season this weekend as one of the few tracks in the country operating with spectators.
Due to the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the fall meet at Zia Park, scheduled to run 54 days beginning September 21 and running through December 22, is uncertain.
Louisiana horseman Elliot Clark, Sr., who raced champion and legendary sire Mr Jess Perry, died Saturday (August 8) in Opelousas, Louisiana due to complications from COVID-19. He was 84.
Selecting both the mare and stallion for strong conformational attributes can improve known structural deficits in either individual.
Most poisons that affect horses are found in toxic plants that contain dangerous alkaloids. Some of these are so deadly that they can kill a horse quickly even if a very small amount is ingested,.
The virus is significant in that there is no vaccine and there is no cure. A horse diagnosed positive for EIAV is either euthanized or placed under extremely strict quarantine conditions at least 200 yards away from other equids for the rest of its life.