Thoroughbreds can do

No Stopping Bobby Now!

Feb 14, 2009

I’m pleased to report that Bobby (Christian’s Hope) finished 3rd out of 7 in his schooling class today in the schooling show/combined test at Poplar Place.

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Dr. Sidney

Two More Shoes

May 11, 2012

I just wanted to send another update on Dr. Sidney. He has back shoes on now and is figuring out bending and leg yielding without a problem. I still love his natural balance at the canter and with his hind shoes he has really started to step out and push from behind at the trot and is even starting to figure out that stretching at the feels good.

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Having a Horse in your Life is a Gift. . .Words of Inspiration we all Appreciate

Feb 23, 2009

To have a horse in your life is a gift. In the matter of a few short years, a horse can teach a young girl courage, if she chooses to grab mane and hang on for dear life. Even the smallest of ponies is mightier than the tallest of girls. To conquer the fear of falling off, having one’s toes crushed, or being publicly humiliated at a horse show is an admirable feat for any child. For that, we can be grateful.

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Brat Maverick Arrives at Bits & Bytes Farm

Oct 19, 2009

Brat Maverick aka former Prospect Horse -“Maverick” has arrived at Bits & Bytes Farm to meet his new mom Jodi Penn. We took a tour of Kentucky and Ohio to see the fall foliage and to pick up Brat Maverick. It was a whirlwind weekend of fun. Brat Maverick met his new mom today! Be…

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Maximum Impact Clearly States his Position

Apr 22, 2008

Hey there I just wanted to give you a quick update on Max. He has settled in nicely with my other horses after he let them know “I am the boss here”. He is doing just great. He is too funny. Whenever I go out in the pasture he comes up to me and smells…

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Win Photos- Available for Everyone!

Sep 4, 2008

I’m sure you get this question all of the time, but I’m curious to know if I could get one of my horse’s winners circle photos or even a video of him racing? Elizabeth’s Note: Every Thoroughbred’s race record and a video of every race are available through the Jockey Club web site, To…

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Rap It Up - from race horse to foxhunter

Rap It Up – Second Year Update

Nov 21, 2011

Ex-race horse Rap It Up is enjoying his second career as a foxhunter in Alablama with his owner David Goodman.

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“Marvin” is a Joy

Nov 13, 2009

Marvin has gained weight nicely, and the vet wants him to gain another 200 pounds! With the added weight and cooler temperatures, Marvin is feeling more ambitious. Nevertheless, he is always safe and sane. I can’t say enough nice things about him.

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“It’s a Rap”

Sep 22, 2009

It has been a great weekend for Rap and for me. This has been one of those times when as a rider, you reflect on everything that was accomplished by your horse and are very proud of the progress that he has made. It is that great “satisfied” feeling that keeps all of us doing what we do, Ride! Ride! Ride! Rap is great and I think will do nothing but get better!

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