Dr. Barry Ball

Registration Open for ITBF Webinar

Registration for the International Thoroughbred Breeders' Federation's free webinar Jan. 21 at 1:00 p.m. (London, U.K.) is now open and available by clicking the following link. Outlining racing's challenges, threats and opportunities, the webinar will address: THE ROLE OF WEATHERBYS with Sir Johnny Weatherby KCVO and Simon Cooper LATIN AMERICA - ECONOMIC CHALLENGES & BLOODSTOCK OPPORTUNITIES with John Fulton AFRICAN HORSE SICKNESS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA with Dr. John Grewar BVSc, MSc, PhD WEST NILE VIRUS IN EUROPE with Dr. Guillaume Fortier DVM, Dip.Pasteur Inst.,PhD., HDR Normandy Univ. AN UPDATE...

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Foal Deaths From Nocardioform Placentitis Spiking in Kentucky

A spike in foal deaths caused by nocardioform placentitis has been reported in Kentucky as the first month of the 2020 Thoroughbred foaling season comes to a close. As of late Thursday afternoon, the number of equine abortions reported by the University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (UKVDL) stood at 44. The UKVDL's statewide map of the foal deaths listed 29 in Fayette County alone. Other abortions listed by county include six each in Woodford and Bourbon, and one each in Shelby, Scott, and Harrison. You can view the interactive...

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