Wednesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

 

Wednesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.

 

Worldwide bits and bites

United Kingdom:

Is show ring success by porky ponies fueling equine obesity? – Horsetalk.co.nz Part of the problem could be the number of overweight horses and ponies winning at shows, then being seen as the ideal “breed standard”.

 


 
United States:

How Pastern Bone Chip Removal Impacts Performance – The Horse Arthroscopic pastern bone chip removal in horses had no significant impact on Thoroughbreds’ racing performance, researchers found.


Another horse dies after injury at Santa Anita Park, 25th since December Spectacular Music, a 3-year-old gelding, did not fall but sustained a “a fatal injury to his pelvis” during a race on Sunday, the park’s owners said.

Wild horses: Bureau of Land Management will pay you $1,000 to adopt a mustang – CBS News Bureau of Land Management hopes the program will help manage the record-breaking population of wild horses.

Check Horses’ Alfalfa Hay for Blister Beetles – The Horse Blister beetles in alfalfa can be deadly. Here’s what to watch for and how to keep your horses healthy.

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