Breeders’ Cup Turf: Enable becomes first Arc winner to triumph at a Breeders’ Cup race
Enable becomes the first Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner to follow up with success at a Breeders’ Cup fixture.
Enable and Dettori win Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe for second year in a row
Frankie Dettori pilots Enable to victory in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe for the second year in a row at ParisLongchamp.
Cartier Racing Awards 2017: Enable named Horse of the Year
Enable is named Horse of the Year at the 2017 Cartier Racing Awards in London
Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe: Frankie Dettori breaks record on Enable
Frankie Dettori wins a record fifth Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in Chantilly on John Gosden’s Enable.
A huge congratulations to Frankie Dettori, Prince Khalid Abdullah, John Gosden and his team at Clarehaven for Enable’s stunning 4½ length win in the King George. Fantastic to see this superstar filly showing the big boys how it’s done!
Enable rewards Frankie Dettori hunger with stunning King George triumph
Enable entered the history books at Ascot on Saturday with a stunning victory in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes.Read more ➤
Congratulations to the John Gosden team for winning The Oaks with Enable.
John Gosden’s filly was a 6-1 shot for a mile-and-a-half Classic run in driving rain after a thunderstorm hit the track just minutes before the off.
Pocketfullofdreams took the field along for much of the way, but was a spent force heading inside the final three furlongs.Read more ➤
Congratulations to Kate Stephens who has recently joined the team at Rossdales, treating mostly sport horses on site at the diagnostic centre. Kate Hesse continues her long working relationship with Rossdales, looking after the referrals for racehorses in training.
We are pleased to offer a new physiotherapy service to patients as part of the multi-disciplinary team at our Diagnostic Centre. This service is offered by Katharine (Kate) Stephens, who is a Chartered Physiotherapist, specialising in Equine Physiotherapy.Read more ➤
Wonderful to have chartered physiotherapist Kate Stephens back on deck after maternity leave.
In our part time role of providing clinical education for the University of Liverpool’s PGDip/MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy programme we have a new cohort of six students.
Diagnosing and dealing with back pain and dysfunction in the racehorse
Kate has an editorial “Back On Track” (full article – courtesy of Thoroughbred Owner & Breeder incorporating Pacemaker) published in Europe’s leading horseracing and bloodstock magazine, Thoroughbred Owner & Breeder December 2016 – Issue 148 – page 113.
Back On Track
While back pain is a common complaint in thoroughbred racehorses in training, it remains largely misunderstood by people outside the veterinary profession. As such it has been a soft target for many a charlatan and indeed a whole backyard industry has evolved around the supposed ‘putting back in’ of backs that are ‘out of place’. A good starting point to begin to understand this misleading notion of ‘out’, is to take a look at the basic anatomy.