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OTTB

The Horse I Can’t Quit

Five years ago I took on an off-the-track-thoroughbred with the idea that he would be an easy flip. Some quick cash. A safety net for…

23 hours ago

OTTB

How To Be a Horse Trainer

So you want to become a horse trainer, huh? Sounds like fun—doing what you love and getting paid for it? Score! You are about to…

2 weeks ago

OTTB

10 Reasons Why OTTBs are the Best

A few days ago I was scrolling through Facebook when I came across a post titled “10 Reasons Not to Buy an Off-The-Track Thoroughbred”. My…

2 weeks ago

Behavior

Treat Yo’ Self

If there is one simple change to your horsey routine that doesn’t get mentioned much but would really make your farrier’s (actually, everyone’s) life easier,…

4 weeks ago

Horse Health

The Laminitis Silver Bullet?

It’s perfectly natural to want a silver bullet that will instantly remove the threat of devastating health problems like laminitis, but it’s just not that…

2 months ago

Eventing

Full of Firsts

I walked to the start box today and stared down at my horse’s neck, trying to calm my nerves and relax my core. His black…

2 months ago

Horse Health

Can We Prevent Arthritis?

Oral joint supplements and nutraceuticals have now been on the market for a quarter of a century. It didn’t take long after their appearance for…

2 months ago

Eventing

Worth Her Weight In Gold

I can remember moving to Lexington, KY a decade ago and thinking: “Now. Now is when I finally learn to ride.” I grew up in…

2 months ago

Training

Are You Listening?

Riding horses is exhausting. No, I’m not talking about the physical exhaustion that comes with hours in the saddle. I don’t mean the sore muscles,…

2 months ago

Eventing

My Two Left Feet

I strive for perfection… But I own horses. There is a duality in this lifestyle that is so hard for people like me. And by…

3 months ago