Research shows cribbing is NOT a learned behavior

An article published today in The Horse, Cribbing is Not a Learned Behavior, supports many of the conclusions that I’ve come to as the owner of a cribber. While many people assume that cribbing is, essentially, contagious and don’t want their horses to be stabled near one, the research shows that genetic predisposition is a […]

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Jockey Club makes TB identification easier

Back in April, the Jockey Club introduced a free tattoo identification service to help owners identify tattooed but unknown Thoroughbreds. In the past this service cost $35. The response was overwhelming. More than 14,000 people have logged into The Jockey Club’s Interactive Registration platform to look up their horse’s tattoos and an additional 1,700 owners […]

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