Category Archives: Today’s scoop

Sunday’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 Canada: Post Parade Q&A with Jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva A chat with Canada’s reigning champion jockey. Canada’s reigning champion jockey, Eurico Rosa Da Silva, surpassed Mickey Walls’ long-standing record for wins at a Woodbine meeting in a remarkable season.   United Kingdom: Horse’s life saved by vet after ‘incredibly long’ bramble got stuck in his throat – Horse & Hound A horse who was found to have a foot-long bramble stuck in his throat would have died had…

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Saturday’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 Canada: Lateral Thinking with Dressage Star Charlotte Dujardin Charlotte Dujardin presents a series of lateral work exercises to improve suppleness, straightness, transitions, and the quality of the gaits in horses.   Ireland: Horse-related accidents an integral part of human-equine relationships Our centuries-long interactions with horses include their use as agricultural and commercial aides, and companions for sport, leisure and – as Riding for the Disabled Association Ireland will confirm – therapy.   United Kingdom: Olympic legend to train racehorse…

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Friday’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 Ireland: ‘A new challenge’: Irish Olympic rider is expecting her first baby – Horse & Hound Irish Olympic event rider Aoife Clark will miss the start of the competition season because she is pregnant with her first child.   United Kingdom: Latest equine flu update: more cases confirmed – Horse & Hound The Animal Health Trust has been praised for its ‘round-the-clock’ efforts in dealing with a year’s worth of tests in a matter of days.     United…

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Thursday’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 France: What a horse’s top line says about its welfare status – Horsetalk.co.nz The top line of a horse’s back can reveal telling insights into its welfare status, the findings of recent research suggest.   United Kingdom: Jockey who broke his back returns to racing six weeks later – Horse & Hound Cpl Nathan Rahman has made a remarkable recovery after fracturing three vertebrae in a fall to return to the racecourse within six weeks.     United States:…

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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 Sweden: The Genetic Mutations Behind Dwarfism in Horses – The Horse Scientists categorize dwarfism in horses as being either proportional or disproportional, but both types are caused by genetic mutations.   United Kingdom: British racing to resume with extra biosecurity measures in place – Horsetalk.co.nz “We still only have two confirmed sites of infection. We have put robust containment measures in place around both.”     United States: How to Predict Foaling – The Horse When will your mare…

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Tuesday’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: Rider who lost horse to Cushing’s diagnosed with the same condition – Horse & Hound “Horsey people think I must have a long curly coat and am a bit sweaty.” Second racing yard in Britain hit by equine flu, as containment efforts continue – Horsetalk.co.nz Four positive tests for equine flu at a yard in Newmarket could jeopardise plans to resume racing. Book extract: why cross-country becomes dangerous — the indisputable link between bitting and falls Irish…

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Monday’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 France: Horses ‘smile’ after gentle grooming, study finds – Horse & Hound Horses prefer gentle stroking to a standard groom, a recent study in France has shown, and they enjoy it so much that it leaves them with a “smile”.   United Kingdom: Red alert for horses: Encysted small redworms can be killers – Horsetalk.co.nz Recent cases in Britain of serious disease in horses caused by severe encysted small redworm infections have prompted a veterinarian to remind owners of…

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Sunday’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 France: Eventing icon Michael Jung beats world’s best showjumpers: ‘I find it quite funny’ – Horse & Hound The eventing legend beat 39 of the best riders in showjumping to win a CSI5* class at Bordeaux   South Pacific: Horses can be affected by Zika virus, study shows – Horsetalk.co.nz Horses can be infected with the Zika and Dengue viruses, researchers who carried out a study in the South Pacific report.   United Kingdom: ‘No one should suffer in…

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Saturday’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: Why Asian horses don’t get sick with the bird flu – Horsetalk.co.nz Researchers explore transmissibility of bird flu to Asia’s wild horses. *Equine flu update* All racing and point-to-pointing cancelled until next week – Horse & Hound All racing and point-to-pointing fixtures have been abandoned until Wednesday at the earliest due to the equine flu outbreak.     United States: Experts release key guidelines for managing equine metabolic syndrome – Horsetalk.co.nz A consensus statement on the condition…

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Friday’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 Canada: Free breeding and foaling help launches online – Horsetalk.co.nz A free interactive tool to help horse owners learn about reproduction and foaling in horses has been made available online by Equine Guelph.   Switzerland: Cribbers Learn as Well as Noncribbers When Stress is Well-Managed – The Horse But, while the cribbers learned as well as the noncribbers, that doesn’t mean they’re the same as noncribbers when learning, researchers cautioned. They’re sensitive to stress and need particular attention to…

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