Articles Tagged 'Horse Adoption'

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 hay-filled, horse dream leads to a mustang makeover for Kobi

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — October 21, 2014
Author, horse trainer, and teacher Heather Hamel shares the story of Kobi, a mustang she rescued that turned her into the rider he deserved. Horses have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember...until I became a teenage girl and discovered boys. Then boys ruled… Read more »

Rescued Horses, Love at First Breath

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — September 10, 2014
A story of horse advocacy through art. by Photographer and creator of UNWANTED, Christine Whitney Being in the presence of a horse, gives you the chance to experience your true, authentic self. I guess it sounds outlandish to say they are my teachers, but they truly do connect me with… Read more »

American Standardbred Love Story- Life Lessons from a Horse

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog — March 3, 2013
What I learned from an off the track American Standardbred named Homie and the kindness of strangers, who share a love for horses. by Sarah Foisy Hello, my name is Sarah. I have a story to tell, and I believe my story so important that I am willing to tell… 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 »

Chaz - The Mustang from White Sands, New Mexico

Expert Equestrian Articles — November 6, 2011
The history of wild horses at White Sands and Chaz, a Mustang who found a home- a wild horse adoption success story! Story by Steve Simmons, Photographs Supplied by the Joe and Merrill Hancock Family.  White Sands Wild Horse History The wild horses of White Sands, New Mexico had lived… Read more »