What is it???

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        09-20-2010, 07:12 PM
    Green Broke
    What is it???

    I don't know what a ottb is. I read that alot of you ride them. Must be english?. ?? There are alot of english riders on here. Actually jumpers. Actually show people. Alot of you ride huge horses. Anyway, someone let me know what a ottb is and I will be happy. Thank you
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        09-20-2010, 07:13 PM
    Off Track Thoroughbred
        09-20-2010, 07:21 PM
    Green Broke
    Oh. A retired thoroughbred?
        09-20-2010, 07:24 PM
    Originally Posted by mbender    
    oh. A retired thoroughbred?
    Not nessacarily retired. Just no longer racing. Most get other jobs, like H/J or dressage or just a trail buddy.
        09-20-2010, 08:22 PM
    Yup. And with all the training that they get to go onto the track, the training they need to function off the track is usually extensive. It's horrible, but they really do need different treatment. A novice to OTTBs would assume since a jockey rides them, they are broken to saddle, when in reality all they are broken to is running.

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