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The responsibilities of an equine transportation dispatcher are important whether by land or by air By: Cynthia Mcfarland Thoroughbreds are often well-travelled horses, moving Down the road and across the country via truck, van, and airplane. For those commercially shipping their horses, every ship begins with contacting a...

Nicole Pieratt Steers Sallee Horse Vans into the Third Generation by: Rena Baer Photos by: Anne M. Eberhardt People might be surprised to find out the owner of Sallee Horse Vans is a woman, but to the owner herself it's not even an issue. She's too busy juggling...

Bloodhorse Magazine has a great article about pre-breeding management of mares. Here is an excerpt: It is of paramount importance that any mare intended for breeding be in optimal health before the beginning of the breeding season. The mare should have her Coggins test updated, as...

Zenyatta, the sensational 2010 Horse of the Year, was bred Feb. 23 to Darley stallion Bernardini , the second top racemare to be mated in the Bluegrass this week. According to the Zenyatta website, the mare owned by Jerry and Ann Moss was picked...

Depending on who you talk to, you will find many different strategies on how to prepare your horse(s) for shipping during the winter months. We aren't going to tell you that our way is the proper way to ship in all situations, but we know...

We are looking forward to our quarterly safety meetings. We will be discussing care and safety of horses, road safety, and preventable acts. While we do one on one training we like to take time out to get together as a group to discuss safety...

To Keeneland Consignors and Buyers: Please note that the Kentucky Department of Agriculture has waived the requirement for equine piroplasmosis testing for horses entered in Keeneland's 2011 January Horses of All Ages Sale. You may ship horses for the January Sale to Keeneland without the equine piroplasmosis...

In addition to current Coggins and health certificates, all horses entering the following race tracks must have Equine Piroplasmosis testing and have not been exposed to horses that have had EP in the last 30 days. Gulfstream Park Palm Meadows Oaklawn Fairgrounds Calder and all Kentucky race tracks All horses must also...

Sallee Horse Vans was proud to be part the Bluegrass Farm Charities’ Festival of Christmas. If there was ever a moment to put you in the Christmas spirit, it was last Wednesday at the Keeneland Entertainment Center filled with over 800 people that work...

Everyone has heard of shipping fever but not everyone has experienced it. For those who have, you know how it can throw your show or racing plans off. We found an excellent article that discusses the symptoms, warning signs, prevention, treatment, and recovery of the...