Rocky Bear & Elizabeth

Rocky Bear and Bits & Bytes Farm owner - Elizabeth

This Web site was created to tell the stories of the Off-the-Track Thoroughbreds Bits & Bytes Farm has sold. The Mission of Bits & Bytes Farm is to help sellers (of Thoroughbred racehorses for sale) to find buyers who have the ability to transition these horses to new careers. We offer assistance and guidance to make sure the horses we sell are successfully placed. Our Success Stories are proof that Thoroughbred racehorses make great sport horses and family members when their racing careers are over.

When a horse is purchased with the assistance of Bits & Bytes Farm, we require the new owners to stay in touch and provide us with updates. These updates are posted on our Success Stories pages so that the sellers of the horses know that their horses are doing well and have not gone back to racing or been slaughtered. The sellers care about these wonderful Thoroughbreds and they too enjoy reading about their horses' successful new careers. They often call or e-mail to thank us for finding a home for a horse they bred or trained. To learn more about Bits & Bytes Farm and our mission please visit our Web site at: www.BitsandBytesFarm.com.

Bits & Bytes Farm is to help sellers (of Thoroughbred racehorses for sale) to find buyers who have the ability to transition these horses to new careers. We offer assistance and guidance to make sure the horses we sell are successfully placed. Our Success Stories are proof that Thoroughbred racehorses make great sport horses and family members when their racing careers are over.

Be sure to visit our Facebook page, YouTube channel, websites and G+ page to learn more about Bits & Bytes Farm and the Thoroughbreds we have found second careers for. Links are at the top of this page. Enjoy!

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The Dr. Is In!

Dr. Sidney has arrived safe and sound and is gorgeous!! So much nicer in person then in the pictures, that neck is to die for!

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Rack & Roll – Nothing Scares Dance to the Wire

The thing that has impressed me the most about Dance to the Wire is how quick he learns and takes to new things. You can really see the gears in his head turning as he thinks things through before deciding if it’s worth a reaction….so far not much has bothered him.

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Dare to Dream

Jill sent me a photo of Game she took the other day at the stable—Game just being Game—32 years ago I painted that exact picture—in every detail except the background when I was first married to Carrie—told her then it was my “dream horse.” I am no good drawing or painting–it was the only painting I ever did—we kept the thing for years and it has disappeared in one of our moves…but when Carrie saw the photo she knew it immediately—the pose—the placement of the legs-the head—every detail of the horse to the coloring and shading was exact.

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Riding Ridge

It has been two months since I moved Ridge to another barn, and I wanted to let you know that Ridge and I are doing great! My new barn is also located next to a lot of trails, so I am able to do trail rides with my daughter. Ridge seems to enjoy them!

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Pride of the Fox Update

Foxy is doing great!! Here is a new pic of him last week with my trainer, Betsy. Rebecca

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Dance to the Wire is at Home in NC

Just wanted you to know Dance is home and tucked in his new stall. He traveled very well and arrived in excellent condition thanks to Tapp Horse Transportation! He is as beautiful as his pictures. Thank you both very much for acting as mediators to bring Dance and I together!

Mary Misbehavin former race horse turned special sport horse

Ain’t Misbehavin’

Mary Misbehavin is well loved by her mom Leslie.

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Goldie’s Big Adventure…

We traveled down the road a short way to Spring Mill Farm this weekend for a dressage clinic. . . . Goldie worked very hard to respond to my seat giving the cues, rather than my hands, and got quite adept at “reading” my (mental) whoa transition.

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Da Slockbower Boyz Gotz a Blog

You might da been wonderin why I would want a blog for ma hosses . . . well herez da story . . .

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Nothing Special . . . Yeah Right!

I worry and don’t want to let her down by not doing stuff right and maybe mess her up and not justify the trust you and Dr Duffy put in me with her–but………..at the end of the day—the single only thing that really really matters….is how much she and I are into each other…how much we give and do for each other . . .