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The Interactive, Electronic Edition of The Horsemen’s Journal Fall 2019 Issue is Now Available

The interactive, electronic version of The Horsemen’s Journal’s Fall 2019 issue is now available online. It is an enhanced version of the printed magazine, which is currently being mailed. To view it, click here. Features in the issue include: The Truth About Medication, Veterinary Care and Breakdowns It’s important to examine the facts and research [...]


Klaravich Stables, John D. Gunther, Best A Luck Farm LLC and Stage Magic, Top Winners at 34th Annual TOBA National Awards

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association’s 34th Annual National Awards Dinner was held at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, Ky. on Saturday, September 7. Seth Klarman of Klaravich Stables was named TOBA’s National Owner of the Year, and John D. Gunther was named the National Breeder of the Year. Thomas and Lori Fackler of Best A Luck [...]


Keeneland Catalogs 4,644 Yearlings for 2019 September Sale

Photo courtesy Keeneland Keeneland announced today that 4,644 yearlings have been cataloged for the 76th annual Keeneland September Yearling Sale to be held Sept. 9-22. The auction, which attracts the Thoroughbred industry’s most prominent domestic and international buyers to purchase horses to compete at the highest levels of racing globally, features a revised format [...]


“Back to School/PDJF Night” Held at Indiana Grand, Indiana HBPA Makes $10,000 Donation

Photo by Coady Photography Indiana Grand Racing & Casino participated in the national “PDJF Racing Across America” Saturday, July 27. The entire evening was dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, an event that was held across North America and various racetracks. Indiana Grand jockeys participated in several [...]


What the National HBPA is Doing to Protect Horses

The National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (NHBPA) was recently asked by The Paulick Report to summarize, “what is NHBPA doing to protect the health and welfare of horses?” At the NHBPA, we are proud of our many initiatives on this front. At the core of the National HBPA mission is encouraging the highest standards [...]