Thoroughbreds can do

Brother Ron Settles In at Home

Nov 25, 2010

Brother Ron settled in so well at his new home.  He is a nice paddock by himself for now so that he can have all the hay he wants, but also has his friends right on the other side of the fence.  He let the other horses push him around, being the sweet boy he…

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Lovers Quarrel Loves Peppermints, Jumping and His New Career and Home!

Nov 9, 2008

Just a note to tell you how much we love this new boy – he constantly amazes us with how level headed and sweet he is. Took him out today to the ring and he surprised me that he knew how to longe already! After a bit of W/T/C each direction I then proceeded to…

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Busy Halloween Weekend Enjoyed by Hollywood Vic

Nov 6, 2008

Hollywood Vic not only grew a horn for his Halloween costume this year, he has grown to 16 hands! It is official, I measured him today! My little boy is growing up! We had a blast at the Halloween costume parade at Bits & Bytes Farm. He was such a trooper .He allowed me to…

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OTTB Imatexan wins five blue ribbons!

Imatexan A Year In (Photo) Review

Dec 9, 2011

Imatexan began the year as an unraced four year old Thoroughbred in race training. In ten months she has gone trail riding, camping, to dressage clinics, had jumping lessons and she has gone to two combined training schooling shows where she entered five classes – three dressage and two jumping classes and she won FIVE BLUE RIBBONS!

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One Year Off-The-Track – Look How Far We’ve Come

Jul 10, 2010

Amanda and Allegiant have come a long way in one year. Thank you Amanda for showing us what can be done with a little love and a lot of hard work. We are very proud of this young pair. Read more of Allegiant’s Success Stories.

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Time Well Spent – “Dox” Blossoms

Feb 8, 2009

Thanks for your comments on Doxology.  I have to say I’ve put a lot of time into him.  I’ve spent everyday with him since he arrived, building a strong bond and developing trust.  I’ve taken sufficient time for him to recover fully from surgery after gelding,  regaining weight and adjusting to his new life.  Also,…

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Hunter, Jumper? OTTB Does Dressage!

Jun 29, 2009

Classical dressage is the basis for all riding disciplines. It is all about learning to communicate with your horse so that there is a harmony and balance. I like to call it, “Meditation in Motion”. Jumping should be just dressage over fences rather than the yanking and pulling that you see from so many jumper riders.

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No Rapping These Fences!

Oct 1, 2009

Ol’ Rap (Rap It Up) is making steady progress. He is jumping better with each practice, he acts like he has had some previous schooling over jumps because he is already jumping so well. He gets a bit nervous at times but overall he has been very willing to do what I ask of him.

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Thanksgiving Greetings from Carmac

Nov 24, 2008

Carmac aka “Mac” is still doing great. He had a small puncture wound under his jaw that abscessed so has been on antibiotics for the past week and it is healing nicely now, yuck! Other than that he is wonderful! 🙂   Morgan

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