Articles Tagged 'Thoroughbreds'

Dream Jobs: Professional Polo Player Sunny Hale

Expert Equestrian Articles — May 9, 2018
Sunny Hale has conquered her goals and inspired many fans with her equestrian career. by Karen Braschayko From winning titles to developing tournaments, Sunny Hale has become a passionate ambassador for the players and horses of polo. Her life of adventure and travel began young, and she has not stopped… Read more »

Find Out How Massage Can Benefit Your Ex-Racehorse

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — March 24, 2018
Many horses have issues with balance, straightness or restricted range of motion, especially off-the-track-thoroughbreds. Issues like stiffness, poor flexibility, high head carriage, wrong leads, difficulty circling, weak hind end, heavy on the forehand or a limited ability for collection. Even though a horse’s natural balance is more on the forehand,… Read more »

Meeting Retired Thoroughbreds at Old Friends in Kentucky

Darley's Travel Blog — March 1, 2018
Meet legendary Thoroughbreds and some unlikely residents of Old Friends Farm, which you can tour on a visit to Kentucky. by Darley Newman I recommend any horse lover take a trip through Lexington, just to drive past the impressive horse farms. Lush rolling bluegrass, white and black picket fences, old… Read more »

Touring Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky

Darley's Travel Blog — April 22, 2015
Stand beside million dollar horses at Claiborne Farm, which has been a top Thoroughbred horse farm for over a century. by Darley Newman Once the home of Secretariat, Claiborne Farm, located in Paris, Kentucky is one of the most beautiful horse farms I’ve visited and home to some of the… Read more »

$750 T-bred qualifies for Rolex, let’s rumble

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — December 18, 2014
A $750 T-bred, off the track for just four years, has qualified to compete at the preeminent Rolex Kentucky Three Day. by Susan Salk AP Prime, grandson of the great A.P. Indy, and his owner/rider Leah Lang-Gluscic rode their hearts out at Fair Hill last, despite being halted twice on… Read more »

Keeneland Thoroughbred Sales- Not Only for Buyers and Sellers

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 15, 2014
Go behind the scenes at the Keeneland, the world’s largest Thoroughbred auction house and learn how you can get up close to the horses. by Sara Clendenin My fellow horse people, I must say–– living in the horse capital of the world has its perks. Lexington, Kentucky has a lot… Read more »

A Return to Riding After 40

Expert Equestrian Articles — April 21, 2013
Using the wisdom and patience of age to discover a new way to ride and work with horses by Juliette Ober My husband is a competitive masters runner. We have a family friend who is one of the fastest runners in the world for men over 40. I’ve heard people… Read more »

Life After the Racetrack – Retraining Racehorses for New Careers

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — December 21, 2012
Potential new careers for a racehorse and understanding racehorse retraining from leading racehorse trainers at Jonjo O’Neill Racing. Like all of us, there comes a point in a racehorse’s career when they must retire. Whether down to age or injury, a racehorse’s time on the track is normally over before… Read more »

Off-Track Thoroughbreds & the USET- Back to the Future?

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — November 16, 2012
Do Off-the-Track-Thoroughbreds (OTTB's) make good competition horses? Karen Prell makes the case that OTTB's could have a bright future in the show ring, even at Olympic levels. by Karen Prell Now that the 2012 London Olympics are over, and we’ve all had a chance to catch our collective breath, are you,… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Endurance Rider

Expert Equestrian Articles — September 10, 2012
Champion endurance racer Darolyn Butler has made an equestrian career out of her passion for marathon rides. by Karen Braschayko Darolyn Butler has had a long career in several aspects of the equine industry, from winning rodeo queen pageants to selling Western wear and producing instructional videos on horsemanship. Today,… Read more »