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    01-11-2009, 08:35 PM
  #11
Weanling
I would start lunging it and doeing ground work getting conterable with being brushed hanbdled. I would when it gets a littlae older get it spoke prof cause you never know what will happen at the race track.
     
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    01-11-2009, 08:47 PM
  #12
Banned
I was looking at your profile to see if there is a link to your racing stable or farm. I was hoping to see some of yours or your trainer successes.

Could you provide a link so we can view ?
     
    01-12-2009, 12:12 AM
  #13
Started
Have your trainer with you every step of the way. However much you think you know, there will always be someone out there who knows something more than you. Talk to as many people as possible. There will always be people who will want to talk.

Just a side note, there was a man who came to my work often. He and his wife raised and trained Racers as a hobby of all things. He was telling me about a filly that they never had time for. She didn't get started until she was 4 and he said that she had the best runs out of any of his horses.
     
    01-12-2009, 07:49 PM
  #14
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by Spyder    
I was looking at your profile to see if there is a link to your racing stable or farm. I was hoping to see some of yours or your trainer successes.

Could you provide a link so we can view ?
I don't own a racing stable. We have a family run racing buissness and we board our horses with our trainers. We have had horses that have been invited to England to race. But unforchunatly the horse had a leg problem before we could ship him over(he's the dad). Our trainers are Bob Houlthus and Grant something. Our horses have kind of raced all over the country and we acctually have ok stock. We have an upcoming 2 year old and two upcomming fillies. The mare that is going to foal is Ariel. Or Air Heir.
     
    01-12-2009, 07:50 PM
  #15
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by LadyDreamer    
Have your trainer with you every step of the way. However much you think you know, there will always be someone out there who knows something more than you. Talk to as many people as possible. There will always be people who will want to talk.

Just a side note, there was a man who came to my work often. He and his wife raised and trained Racers as a hobby of all things. He was telling me about a filly that they never had time for. She didn't get started until she was 4 and he said that she had the best runs out of any of his horses.
Yes I will always talk to my trainers. Yes some horses run better older and vise virsa.
     
    01-18-2009, 01:21 AM
  #16
Started
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Originally Posted by StormyBlues    
Yes, but the experiance is always a good thing to have. It will all depend on what the trainer thinks its capable of and what I think it can do.
I'd love to see pictures of your new little one.
     
    01-18-2009, 02:15 PM
  #17
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Originally Posted by Joshie    
I'd love to see pictures of your new little one.
Oh of course!
     
    01-18-2009, 11:45 PM
  #18
Trained
I also grew up on a track, and that makes me want to see a horse not started till 3 even more. I'd rather have a long term sound horse than a money-earner that breaks down.

(And that is not supposed to be an insult to you or anything, just my opinion)
     
    01-19-2009, 11:26 AM
  #19
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Originally Posted by Spastic_Dove    
I also grew up on a track, and that makes me want to see a horse not started till 3 even more. I'd rather have a long term sound horse than a money-earner that breaks down.

(And that is not supposed to be an insult to you or anything, just my opinion)
I would Agree, but we have high hopes(May the 3, mint juleps, ring a bell?) I've vowed not to say it, but I have REALLY high hopes. Lol
     
    01-26-2009, 10:15 PM
  #20
Foal
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Originally Posted by StormyBlues    
hey, just wondering if anyone here has trained a race horse? We will have a foal droped in 4 weeks and I get to train it! We are training it for TB probably long distance racing. His daddy was a long distance racer.
There is no training a horse to be TB, they either are a Thoroughbred or they are not. Just because a horse has parents that could route doesn't mean the ofspring will route, they may be sprinters. And if they are going to run a route, they all start with shorter races. You can't get a horse properly fit for a mile+ race for its first race, and even if you could, that's a long time to be focused on something they have never done for a baby.
     



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