Chew On This: Does Bit Chewing Stimulate Gut Motility?

The flow of food and waste through the intestines is critical to the health and wellbeing of horses; when movement through the intestines is interrupted, and gut motility slowed, the horse is at risk of serious illness and death.  Ileus is a disruption of the normal flow of materials through…

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Jockey Nik Juarez Held On Assault Charge In New Jersey

Jockey Nik Juarez was taken into police custody in Oceanport, N.J., on Sept. 30, according to records with the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office. Juarez, 30, is being held on charges of simple assault: purposely/knowingly causing bodily injury. Juarez was previously arrested for simple assault by Oceanport police on Aug. 16,…

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