Written by Dot Morgan (Executive Director) Standardbreds are quieter and more tolerant of mistakes than Thoroughbreds. These horses are accustomed to standing patiently in cross ties for hours and are satisfied to leave the premises alone. They have been bathed, shipped, and shod extensively and usually have exceptional ground manners
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Article excerpt posted on Sidelinesnews.com from Beyond the Track.