Rolex Riders at ‘Thoroughbreds For All’ to Receive Recognition by The Jockey Club’s Thoroughbred Incentive Program
Friday, April 12 2013 by Editor
A celebration and symposium of Thoroughbreds in Second Careers on April 26 presented by New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program and Retired Racehorse Training Project April 10, 2013 -Lexington Kentucky- This year’s Thoroughbreds For All event will offer dinner followed by a special presentation by The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program to recognize and award the 17 riders who will be competing at Rolex on registered Thoroughbreds. The rest of the evening will consist of educational and entertaining sessions about selecting and working with off-the-track Thoroughbreds
By Jan Westmark-Allan A great book! We are knee-deep in the Sidelines OTTB Photo contest and it has been amazing to read each story and see the photos. They are heartwarming and amazing stories and show the strength and determination of the Thoroughbred breed.
1,000+ Ex-Racehorses Transitioned into Second Careers through CANTER Chapters’ Free Online Sales Listings
Tuesday, February 26 2013 by Editor
Show Ring Success and Thoroughbred Incentive Programs Ignite Interest in Ex-Racehorses Lodi, OH (February 26, 2013) – CANTER Chapters are celebrating a milestone year for transitioning ex-racehorses into second careers through their free online sales listings. The 10 CANTER Chapters online sales websites served 596 trainers at 30 racetracks nationally in 2012 and successfully transitioned 1,015 racehorses nearing the end of their racing careers. “Our horses try hard for us on the racetrack so our loyalty to them goes beyond their race careers,” noted Bob and Marcia Wolfe, trainers at Penn National Race Course, Grantville, PA
Tuesday, October 30 2012 by Editor
As the days are growing shorter and colder, it seems fall has crept up on us, so it is a good reminder to keep an eye on your horse’s weight as they start to expend more energy growing their winter coats. Photo Courtesy of Audrey C. Crosby Photography At the beginning of September all of our horses seemed to drop weight quickly and had grown hair over night
Thursday, October 25 2012 by Editor
Written by Amy Allison (Ohio Thoroughbred Facility Manager/Trainer) A horse update came across my desk the other day that just made me smile as so many of them often do. It was of 2004 Thoroughbred gelding Native Tongue with show ribbons hanging from his bridle.
Although Thoroughbreds are bred primarily to run they also have many great characteristics that make them suitable for a variety of other disciplines. Athleticism, intelligence, and heart are three traits that both racehorse and equestrian trainers look for in a horse. The Thoroughbred in general is known to have all three.