Lindsay Gilbert

Lindsay Yohn is the owner of Transitions Sport Horses, based in Lexington, KY. She specializes in repurposing Thoroughbreds off the track, giving them the opportunity to succeed in second careers as eventers, jumpers and dressage horses.


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 months ago


10 Reasons Why OTTBs are the Best

While scrolling through Facebook recently I came across a post titled “10 Reasons Not to Buy an Off-The-Track Thoroughbred”. You’ve got to be kidding me,…

2 months ago


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,…

4 months ago

Horse Health

Muscle Health for the OTTB

Transitioning a Thoroughbred from racehorse to sport horse is no easy task. The process of rehabilitating and retraining these amazing athletes for success in other…

6 months ago


Confessions of a Part-Time Professional

Allow me to introduce myself…My name is Lindsay and I’m a professional horse trainer. When you think “professional horse trainer” you may have visions of…

11 months ago


How to Manage a Hot Horse

A hot horse is like an onion. There are so many layers that need to be uncovered before getting down to the heart of the…

1 year ago


Why Do We Lunge?

To the untrained eye, lunging looks like an exercise of chasing the horse around in seemingly never-ending circles. I’ve often heard questions posed by new…

2 years ago