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!
I sure hope someone out there is horse shopping this week, as it’s getting increasingly difficult to not pick up the phone week in and week out of “window” shopping! We’ve selected three more OTTBs...» Read More!
After Burghley entries went live yesterday, I got to thinking about the OTTB and how much of an impact these horses have had on our sport. There are two OTTBs from the U.S. entered at...» Read More!
Engineer Susan Yip of Phoenix, Arizona, asked her pediatrician husband Dave why he looked so tired one weekend morning last December. He responded, “I found him!” “Who?” “Ginello!” The Yips had been 5 percent owners...» Read More!
Horse shopping is fun, let’s face it. As difficult as it can be to find the perfect partner at times, the process is still exciting and one that requires a lot of dedication. We’re here...» Read More!
As I look back on my personal journey with my own OTTB, I can’t help but wonder at the sense of pride that comes from producing a horse yourself. Until this horse, I’ve spent more...» Read More!
Graham and Anita Motion’s Icabad Crane has been easily progressing through the levels with Phillip Dutton since beginning his eventing career last year, and he’s now slated to make his one-star debut at Plantation Field International...» Read More!
There are so many lovely OTTBs on display this week, it was very difficult for us to just pick three. It’s also difficult for us not to pick up the phone and snatch one of...» Read More!
With the abundance of OTTB competitions available, it’s really interesting to see how people approach their re-training strategy. It’s so encouraging to see everyone from seasoned pros to capable young riders putting their young Thoroughbreds...» Read More!