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  1. New to Horses
    I took a hot walker job at a racetrack that lasted two days after three horses reared and ran away, one breaking my finger. I'd still like to be a hot walker for Thoroughbreds, and I was wondering if there are any training programs or maybe trainers that could take me from an absolute beginner...
  2. Horse Talk
    does anyone have any info, whereabouts or anything on Exquisite stride, the AQHA race horse?? i have a filly by him and i just wanted more info on him, that i cant really get from a quick Google search and would like some updates on him that are from is year
  3. Horse Training
    Hi, I'm looking for some more advice, I took over care of this ex racer although she didn't make it all the way as she wasn't faster enough and the owner just neglected her. She is a really beautiful horse, she can be so loving and like affection. She handles well, a pleasure to groom and...
  4. Horse Videos
    Saving Champions: A new generation of regeneration. Short documentary is now LIVE! Congratulations to filmmaker Dinty Andrew, and many thanks to Olivia Lamphee OKLEquestrian Waterlane Equine Vets Jessica Allies Dressage Martin Ffrench Blake and everyone involved to make this a great short...
  5. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Just thought I'd share a photo of 'Miss Vista' a race horse from here in Australia, I just love her and her beautiful markings, very unique! :gallop::gallop::gallop:
  6. Rodeo
    I am so excited to start doing high school rodeo in about two weeks (I'm a Freshman, so this will be my first year). I've been doing Junior rodeos my whole life, so I'm excited to try something new. Does anyone else do high school rodeo? How do you like it, and have you ever been to...
  7. Horse Training
    Hello everyone, I posted this question in another area of the site and got no responses. Im hoping someone in this section will be able to help. Some background about myself: I have grown up around horses my entire life. My dad is a trainer and we run horses at many of the East Coast tracks in...
  8. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Hello everyone, This is my first post on the site. Some background about myself: I have grown up around horses my entire life. My dad is a trainer and we run horses at many of the East Coast tracks in the USA. I really enjoy working with horses and helping train them and I am hoping to get my...
  9. Horse Training
    Im 16 and i am 6,0 and 115 pounds. Anyways I saved up and bought this horse that can be raced and I rode for the first time and it just BOLTED like it was insane!:shock: No other horse could catch it so I had to wait till it tired out. I thought it would be a waste to let its talent just sit...
  10. Horse Talk
    Hello, looking for some of the best horse books out there, new or old. I've just read one called The List by Tina Kunkle. It was a great little story on insurance fraud in racing. Looking for more great books to read.....post your favs! :D
  11. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I'm looking to get a nice saddle pad that's not extremely expensive, I will be sing it for barrel racing so if anyone has any favorite and/or reasons they think its a good one for barrel racing please let me know! (:
  12. Horse Talk
    I am the proud owner of a retired thoroughbred. Lately I have been thinking just how amazing it would be to be able to view some videos of my horse in some of his races. However, I have not had any luck in finding anything :( Does anyone know if there is anyway to obtain/view old racing footage...
  13. Horse Breeds
    Ok, I have a retired standardbred mare who came from the alberta tracks. I recently became interested in her background and decided too see if I could find her Tatoo. The last two numbers are to blurred out to read but I got the first three - TN3.. I can't contact the old owner for her papers as...
  14. Western Riding
    Hi everyone :) luckily enough I'm not having real problems with my horse now, but he took a frustrating habit and I need your advice! I love racing with friends in the fields.. We used to always win, I just gave him the start and he would do the rest :D During the last months we haven't raced...
  15. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Hi, Im currently doing an assignment where I debate against "flat racing competitions should be restricted to horses of 3 years or younger" Any ideas for using younger horses? THanks
  16. Horse Talk
    At one point I remember watching a horse documentary of sorts on either youtube or just online that followed 3-4 pasture mates through their lives in different disciplines and now that I want to find it again I cannot... I believe one was an eventer, one was western of some sort, and the other...
  17. Horse Talk
    Hi everyone! I have owned my OTTB for 3 years now and have decided to do some research on his track life. I have found his pedigree, videos, and breeders information. Im looking for some more info and pictures of him. His race name is Peek A Boo Johnny and he raced on these days: Race Date...
  18. Horse Training
    Hey Guys. I'm new to this so sorry if I seem a little NOOBISH. I've spent most of my life around horses doing stuff like grooming and feeding them but apart from a summers worth of riding lessons and watching other people do it I'm still fairly novice. About 5 years ago now one of my friends...
  19. Horse Tack and Equipment
    can anyone tell me where i might find the logo and serial number on a dakota barrel saddle? and maybe post a picture or a discription of what the logo should look like? thanks!
  20. Horse Talk
    Has anyone ever going to see chariot racing? or ever actually raced this a few pics my dad took I thought i would share Chariot Racing - a set on Flickr
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