We’re inching ever-closer to 2019 Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) Thoroughbred Makeover, which will be held October 2-5 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. As always, there are various monetary prizes up for grabs...» Read More!
Size doesn’t matter when your horse is full of heart — just ask Brooke Massie, who just completed her first Advanced H.T. aboard her own Serendipity (Vibank – Gail’s Gal, by Naskra) a 2009 Ontario-bred mare...» Read More!
Cornelia and her OTTB Brush Dance may have made history today as the highest scoring 5 year old Young Event Horse when… Posted by Sharon White on Friday, July 12, 2019 You don’t need a fancy...» Read More!
It’s the fairytale everyone dreams of: rider meets horse with untapped potential, horse takes rider to the biggest events in the world. It’s the fairytale that Chris Talley is living with the OTTB Unmarked Bills (Posse...» Read More!
When shopping for an off-the-track Thoroughbred, you don’t necessarily have to buy one literally straight off the track that raced last week. Often, a little down time is beneficial to the body and mind of...» Read More!
You know what goes perfectly with summertime? A bright red sports car to cruise around in. You can head to the beach, ice coffee in hand with the windows down and your hair blowing in...» Read More!
Some OTTBs get snapped up real quick the second they step off the track and onto the sales list. Others end up waiting a little while longer for the right person to come along and...» Read More!
Mares. It’s love ’em or hate ’em, apparently. I’ve met numerous people who have claimed that they’ll never own one. They’re just too opinionated, or moody, or sensitive, they say. I say that’s ridiculous. Get...» Read More!
Last week our OTTB Wishlist featured three horses whose earnings exceeded the $100,000 mark and you know what? We’re running with the same theme again this week! It’s not so common that we find so...» Read More!
You’ve got to love a war horse. With these horses you know that you’re getting a horse with heart, athleticism and toughness. They gave it their all on the track and did very well for...» Read More!
When I grow up I want to ride like Pam Paulk, seen here on her OTTB gelding With A Vengeance a.k.a “Eddie.” Pam is 64 years old and purchased Eddie as a lightly-restarted eventing prospect...» Read More!
We’ve made a few Game of Thrones references here on the Weekly OTTB Wishlist before, mostly through horses with GoT-inspired names, but are you ready for an all-out anthropomorphism of OTTBs to some of our...» Read More!
Welcome back to the Finger Lakes Race Track in Farmington, New York! As one of the northernmost Thoroughbred race tracks in the United States, Finger Lakes has recently resumed live racing after their annual winter break....» Read More!
Thoroughbred Talk with Jessica Phoenix We didn't get to meet Jessica Phoenix – Phoenix Equestrian Team after dressage on Friday… but we loved chatting with her today after Bogue Sound's clear cross-country with just time...» Read More!
It’s becoming a bit of an OTTB Wishlist tradition for us to remind you each year that the not only is the Kentucky Horse Park home to our sport’s pinnacle competition in the U.S, but...» Read More!
The countdown to the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by MARS Equestrian, is in full force now! Since the entry list was released, we have a look at the full Thoroughbreds who will be contesting the event....» Read More!
It’s big news for the Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center (MMSC) — until now they have solely operated in facilities within the Kentucky Horse Park, but late last week they announced the opening of their first satellite...» Read More!
They’re not old … they’re more mature, and that’s not a bad thing! There are some definite benefits to adopting and restarting an older horse. For one, you don’t have to worry about starting them...» Read More!
I know we said size doesn’t matter a couple weeks ago, and that’s still true, but some folks definitely have a preference and that’s just fine too. Whether you prefer something that takes up a...» Read More!
Charisma, Doesn’t Play Fair, Jollybo, and of course Theodore O’Connor — they’re not necessarily all Thoroughbreds, but they are just a few examples of great event horses (plus a pony) that are all under 16.0...» Read More!
Thanks to our wonderful sponsor Cosequin Equine, we have the privilege of presenting you with a handful of OTTBs from deserving aftercare organizations each week....» Read More!
Coast to coast, what’s one breed of horse you should be able to find anywhere in the good ‘ol U. S. of A? The American Thoroughbred, of course. No matter where you go in this country,...» Read More!
Giving an ex-racehorse a second career and creating a partnership with them is reward enough, but The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP) makes it even sweeter by rewarding high-performing OTTBs with prizes and swag...» Read More!