Articles Tagged 'Thoroughbreds'

Bombproofing Bahamut Part I

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — March 3, 2012
“See, it’s not so spooky.” My horse training tips and desensitizing exercises. Some OTTB's, off the track Thoroughbreds, come off of the racetrack  "green" or "spooky." One of the first fundamental techniques that's helpful in the training of your ex-racehorse is "bombproofing,"  or "sacking out," which is a series of… Read more »

The Ups and Downs in the Life of 2nd Generation Jockey Frankie Lovato, Jr.

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 4, 2012
Learn about the life journey of a successful, second generation jockey and how he's helping aspiring riders and jockeys today. by Raina Paucar Frankie Lovato, Jr. is a horseman of many talents. As a professional jockey, he has won over 1,600 races with more than $41 million in purse earnings.… Read more »

Race2Ring Comes to the Rescue of Ex-Racehorses

Expert Equestrian Articles — January 24, 2012
According to statistics released by The Jockey Club, approximately 25,000 U.S. Thoroughbred foals were born in 2011. Only a small percentage of these will become successful racehorses. Have you ever wondered where they will go after their racing careers end?  by Raina Paucar As horse lovers, we all want to… Read more »

Horses Around the World Breed Videos

Horse Breed Guide — September 17, 2011
Watch videos of beautiful horses around the world. I've traveled the world to film with Welsh Cobs, Icelandics, Thoroughbreds, Highland ponies, Morgan horses and more - all in their native environments. Horse breeds around the world are profiled in these video clips from our Emmy-winning Equitrekking TV show.  Horse Breeds Video… Read more »