Articles Tagged 'Ex Racehorse'

Crazy Horse in Disguise- Dr. Trogstad Retrains an Arabian Gelding

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — October 27, 2014
Scuba has been one of the hardest yet rewarding horses that Dr. Trogstad has ever trained. Read below about the night she wondered if she had taken on a "Crazy Horse in Disguise." by Jessica Trogstad, DVM I was informed of an ad for a 4 year old Arabian gelding,… Read more »

A Bit to Bitless Bridle Journey

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — March 3, 2013
How I’ve used a bitless bridle to retrain three adorable off the track Thoroughbred geldings, reaching new heights as an equestrian. by Juliette Ober Me on sweet Pie, off-track-Thoroughbred, Sly Pioneer, bitless and bareback on a sunny autumn day, October 2012. Photo by Sandra Renninger My adrenaline is flowing and… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Equestrian Public Relations

Expert Equestrian Articles — October 3, 2012
Attending the Olympics and meeting the world’s top riders and horses is all part of Rebecca Walton’s equestrian career. by Karen Braschayko Lifelong rider Rebecca Walton has found her dream job with horses by working in public relations. She represents elite equestrians and their horses as a senior account executive… Read more »

Horses of the Renaissance Festival - Part 2

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 29, 2012
Learn more about the horses, many of whom are rescues, and the performers who entertain us at the joust. For more of this interview, see Horses of the Renaissance Festival - Part 1. by Karen Braschayko Renaissance fairs often feature a jousting troupe, and frequently these teams spend much of… Read more »

Horses of the Renaissance Festival - Part 1

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 29, 2012
Learn more about the horses, many of whom are rescues, and the performers who entertain us at the joust. For more of this interview, see Horses of the Renaissance Festival - Part 2. by Karen Braschayko As the leaves start to turn colorful and the air gets a little crisp at… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Saddle Fitter

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 9, 2012
Sarah Steel uses her equestrian career to help horses and riders perform their best. by Karen Braschayko Sarah Steel has been riding since childhood, and she turned her love of equines into a business. As a saddle fitter in Yorkshire, England, she travels the countryside to help horses and their… Read more »

Horse Adoption Stories: Wendy Wolley and her ex-racehorse Ollie

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — August 1, 2012
Equitrekking's "Horse Adoption Stories" series profiles Wendy Wooley, a photographer with EquiSport Photos and her OTTB (off-the-track-Thoroughbred) Ollie. Wendy has two OTTB's and shares her story about why she adopted Ollie and great advice for those considering adopting an ex-racehorse.  Wendy and her beautiful OTTB, Ollie Raina Paucar: Wendy, what is… Read more »

Horse Adoption Story: Megan Cavan and her ex-racehorse Cam

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — July 16, 2012
Equitrekking is featuring a new series called, "Horse Adoption Stories." This month we profile Megan Cavan and her OTTB (off-the-track-Thoroughbred) Cam. Megan shares her story about why she adopted Cam, who is the official Royal Champion TROTT horse.  Megan Cavan and her OTTB, Cam Raina Paucar for Equitrekking: What is… Read more »

A Horse Racing Family‚Äôs Perspective on “Breakdown”

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — May 3, 2012
A former professional female jockey from a horse racing family responds to The New York Times BREAKDOWN series.  Raina and her ex-racehorse, Bahamut / ©Edgar Paucar The recent articles in The New York Times series: BREAKDOWN Death and disarray at America’s racetracks is highly disturbing to many people who have… Read more »

Horse Adoption Story: Angie Sanchez and her ex-racehorse Harley

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — April 30, 2012
Equitrekking is featuring a new series called, "Horse Adoption Stories." This month we profile Angie Sanchez and her OTTB (off-the-track-Thoroughbed) Harley. Angie shares their yearlong journey of recovery, retraining and new career goals. Learn what it's been like for Angie and Harley from the racetrack to the farm.  Angie and… Read more »