From the beginning, my dear readers … Hi, I am Kaitlin Hartford! I am a 16-year-old event rider based out of Callahan, Florida, just north of Jacksonville. I first sat on a horse when I...» Read More!
Did you see Allie Conrad’s post from last week, Meet the Thoroughbreds Going to Rolex? It’s a roll call of both raced and unraced Thoroughbreds who are entered in the 2016 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event,...» Read More!
The accepted entry list for the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event is in ink, and once again there’s a strong showing of Thoroughbreds in the 2016 field. Let’s get to know them! You can click each Thoroughbred’s...» Read More!
The Jockey Club’s Thoroughbred Incentive Program is an excellent nod to the versatility of the off-track Thoroughbred, one of the most common breeds you can find in eventing. The Jockey Club has released the 2015...» Read More!
Last year they battled for $100,000 in Kentucky, and this weekend they’re back at it in Pennsylvania! The stakes might not be quite as high this time but the competition, featuring 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover contestants who...» Read More!
Trainer applications for the 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover are being accepted through January 31, meaning it’s not too late to enter your OTTB for a chance at this year’s competition. We’re big fans of the OTTB...» Read More!
Now that the post-holiday hangover is beginning to wear off, it’s time to start thinking about goals for the new year. It’s sometimes intimidating to try to list your goals in one place, but now...» Read More!
Well, I certainly hope that ponies were waiting under the trees for all of you this week! For those of you who didn’t get your Christmas horse, though, there’s still time to snatch one up!...» Read More!
Horse shopping has its ups and downs. Just like buying a new home or a car, there are stressful situations that come along with the search for the perfect horse. There are a lot of...» Read More!
Happy holiday season! It’s an exciting time of year for those of us who are horse shopping. In light of the holidays, several OTTB organizations are offering some massive deals on their available horses. Second...» Read More!
With this year’s Retired Racehorse Project come and gone already, it’s time to start thinking ahead to next year. There are so many eligible Thoroughbreds out there — it’s just a matter of finding the...» Read More!
I’ll admit it: I’m a big time social media stalker. I’ve come to terms with it, and really I’m mostly stalking people’s horses, which makes me feel more secure about it. My point is, a...» Read More!
I keep seeing so many OTTB listings popping up on my News Feed, and as much as I most definitely cannot afford another horse, it’s so hard to not pick up the phone and scrape...» Read More!
MK’s Concord Dawn, registered with the Jockey Club as Mason, was born in 2009 at Tim F. Ritchey Racing Stables. Tim, who previously evented at the top level of the sport in the 70s, is...» Read More!
It’s almost the holiday shopping season! Or, if you’re super OCD or particularly excited for the holidays perhaps you’ve already started shopping. Either way, I know a fancy new OTTB is on many peoples’ lists....» Read More!
With the Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover competition at Kentucky Horse Park last weekend, it’s a great time to be looking ahead to next year’s competition and find a new Thoroughbred partner to take you...» Read More!
This morning, I was listening to Boyd Martin chat a bit about his newer ride, Blackfoot Mystery, who is an ex-racehorse. It reminded me once again of just how versatile and athletic these horses can...» Read More!
There is just something about a true blue Thoroughbred. I reflected on this after a cross country school this morning and thought about how there is nothing else I’d rather be on for this sport....» Read More!
Want to learn more about OTTBs and all of the disciplines they can excel in? Canterbury Park shared this awesome promo video showing how CANTER Minnesota helps OTTBs...» Read More!
We’ve got some lovely horses for you to check out this week, EN! After watching a few OTTBs run around Burghley last week, it was all I could do to not go shopping again. Because,...» Read More!
It’s getting increasingly harder to limit each week’s wishlist to just three OTTBs! There are so many quality horses out there waiting to be picked up with a clean slate and ready to go in...» Read More!
It’s horse shopping day! Well, who are we kidding? Every day seems like horse shopping day to a horse person, even if it’s just window shopping. We’re loving the horses we’ve selected to feature this...» Read More!
Eventing is indirectly impacted by the racing industry since many of our beloved equine partners are found through contacts at various race tracks around the country. The promotion of the OTTB is in full-force...» Read More!