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Horse Welfare

New York Racehorse Safety Task Force Is Taking Its Time

Liz O'Connell | Posted 11.12.2012 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

More than five months after being formed, the New York Task Force on Racehorse Health and Safety has yet to share its findings concerning the alarming number of racing-related horse deaths (19) over the inner track during Aqueduct's winter race meet.

A Tale of Two Mares

Liz O'Connell | Posted 08.30.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Winter Vacation and Light N Easy are thoroughbred mares. They moved to new homes recently. Winter's transition was uncomplicated, while Light N Easy's sojourn was fraught.