Dozens of Wild Horses Killed by Mystery Disease at Colorado Facility

The outbreak has killed at least 85 horses since Saturday, and laboratory tests are being completed to identify the fatal illness, the Bureau of Land Management said.

Arizona residents flee from wildfires – Reuters.com

A wind-driven Arizona wildfire prompted residents to flee to safety on Wednesday with many taking their horses with them.

Talking Horses: Robbie Power to retire after Punchestown send-off

Former Grand National-winning jockey, who has been struggling with injuries, reveals news in IrelandRobbie Power, whose big-race victories include the Grand National, the Cheltenham Gold Cup and the Irish Grand National, said on Thursday that he will retire f…

Talking Horses: Shadwell shrinkage suggests racing entering a new era

A significant number of the individuals whose colours have defined Flat racing for the last 40 years are now in their 70sThere have been few racehorse owners in recent decades who showed as much loyalty to their trainers as the late Sheikh Hamdan al-Maktoum, …

Talking Horses: Appleby’s champion trainer defence takes some stopping

A superb Guineas weekend showing could help propel Charlie Appleby on to a short but illustrious list of Flat trainersSince the start of the 20th century, 39 trainers have won the championship on the Flat for the first time. Just five – Frank Butters, Cecil B…

Unknown, highly contagious disease kills 67 wild horses corralled in Colorado -BLM – Reuters

An unknown and highly contagious disease has killed 67 wild horses in less than a week at a federal corral in Colorado, officials said on Wednesday.

Talking Horses: Cash can provide best value in Classic Trial

Last year’s running at Sandown included the Derby winner and Friday’s contest is certainly packed with potential The strength of Sandown’s Classic Trial has varied wildly over the years but the 2021 renewal turned out to be, well, a classic, with Adayar, the …

Talking Horses: New London’s Derby hopes dented by Changingoftheguard

Aidan O’Brien’s horse has his odds for the Epsom Classic cut after Ryan Moore pulls off a surprisingly dominant victoryAidan O’Brien put at least a temporary brake on the Charlie Appleby bandwagon here on Wednesday, as a 33-1 double in the afternoon’s Classic…

Equine virus identified in deaths of wild captive horses in Colorado – Reuters.com

Laboratory tests have pinpointed the equine virus suspected of triggering an outbreak of a respiratory illness that has killed at least 95 captive wild horses in less than a week at a federal corral in Colorado, U.S. government officials said on Thursday.

Talking Horses: New London can maintain perfect start in Chester Vase

Charlie Appleby’s colt has won his first two races and he can see off Aidan O’Brien’s Changingoftheguard to make it three Aidan O’Brien has won nine of the past 14 runnings of the Chester Vase and a sole runner from his Ballydoyle stable in a four-runner fiel…