Hoof Beats February 2020


Breeding the Best
These trotting and pacing mares have a special place in the sport
by Kimberly French

Taking Her Time
Patience with Ramona Hill was essential to her success
by Rich Fisher

Stopping the Clock
Is there a reason horses are going so much faster now than in the past?
by Ken Weingartner

Flex the Muscles
Muscles Yankee concludes a historic career in the breeding shed
by Dean A. Hoffman


Profile: Sweet Future
Date with Destiny
Hall of Fame broodmare Sweet Future will have an impact on the breed for years to come
by Philip Sporn

Equine Clinic
Tried and True
Derek Bromac N signifies the determination and heart of the Standardbred
by Hope Ellis-Ashburn

Life After Racing
Duty Calls
Re-Elect served with distinction in the Indiana National Guard Ceremonial Unit
by Megan Rider

Industry Trends
Summing It Up
Staking services play a definite role in today’s version of the game
by Jay Wolf

Spotlight On: Marc Guilfoil
There are many layers to the executive director of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission
by Anne Doolin

Horse Care
In Foal
Assisted reproductive techniques shape the next generation of horses
by Allison Armstrong Rehnborg

Food for Thought
Producing a healthy foal begins long before birth
by Barbara Hesselgrave

Shoeing News
Warm Nails
If a horse is not lame, it doesn’t mean there is not a problem
by Steve Stanley


The Long View
by Dan Leary
Moment of Truth
The USTA is preparing a crisis communications plan for the industry

Under Wraps
by Tim Bojarski
Hugging the Barrels
Scarlett Wilder harnesses a new discipline

Modern Marketing
by Evan Pattak
Go-to Giveaways
Wearables are great, baseballs not so much

In Every Issue

First Over

Starting Lines

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish


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