Frequently proving fatal, African Horse Sickness (AHS) is highly infectious viral disease. Fortunately, there have been no reported cases in the UK. It has never really been considered a threat to horses in this country – until now.
It’s always sad to discover that racehorse trainers have been employing dubious methods to enhance the performance of their horses. But these days, the authorities are on the case and it is hard to get away with cheating. Australian trainer Ben Currie has found himself charged with fraud by police having allegedly been engaged in […]
This might sound like a truly ridiculous question but bear with us! There’s more to the idea than first meets the eye! The curious amongst you may have seen that some equestrians are suggesting that goldfish could be the solution to algae growth in horse troughs. Horse and Hound decided to investigate the matter further […]
As the great Tiger Roll is only nine years old, you would presume that the answer to this question is yes! Why wouldn’t he run in the 2020 Grand National and attempt to win three in a row, something even the legendary Red Rum didn’t manage? He’s young enough to run as many four further […]
If you were watching the build-up to the Grand National, it wouldn’t have escaped your notice that trainer Gordon Elliot had no less than 13 runners in the race. 7 of these were owned by Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown stable. Immensely wealthy owners and their trainers are now dominating proceedings and some say that this is […]