All About Sole Volante Sol Volante, trained by Patrick Biancone, and owned by his daughter. When her father gave her ownership of the horse for her 22nd birthday. Pretty cool birthday present if you ask me! Her father picked up the horse at a 2-year-old sale last April. Past Performance Sol Volante debuted on October … Continue reading Sol Volante- Derby Prospect?
A Little Info On Cool Cool is one of our horses who has had a hard go of it the past year or so. He had an incident in the field that led to stall rest and a long recovery. It is hard to Xray the hip/ pelvic area in a horse. From his symptoms … Continue reading Photo Critique- Christina & Cool
I’m No Racehorse Expert But I Love Thoroughbreds! I wait all year for the triple crown races. The contenders are doing their prep races for the Derby right now. These three horses have been mentioned quite a bit in the horse racing articles I have read. Tiz The Law Holy Bull Stakes Tiz The Law … Continue reading First Look At A Few Derby Contenders!
Poem For As Time Like This “I know that in times own space there must be some sweet pastured place. Where creeks sing on and tall trees go, some paradise where horses go. For the love that guides my pen, I know great horses live again”- Stanley Harrison Rest Easy Sweet Girl, You Will Be … Continue reading Penny, We Will Miss You!
Back To Horse Books Again I read one non-horse book and now I’m back to the horse books again. It was bound to happen, I will try and read more of a variety of books. No promises though! Race Track Life Horse racing is something that I have always been intrigued by, but really don’t … Continue reading Book Review-Backstretch Girls By Dawn LeFevre
Who? As you know I have a thing for Thoroughbreds. It seems I surround myself with other people who feel the same way. Meaca came to his owners through the Philadelphia Park Racehorse Rehoming program, Turning For Home. This is a program in place that allows racehorse trainers to responsibly rehome horses that aren’t fast … Continue reading Project Meaca !
Sometimes I Hate To Hear The Term Why you may ask? Of course, this is an important skill to learn you advance with your riding and the horses that you ride. I have found over the years, that many people are misinformed or don’t understand what exactly it means. This leads riders with good intentions, … Continue reading “On The Bit”- What It Means
Always Been A Fan Of This Author I have loved every book I have read by this writer. All her books are about horses(of course). Aside from the eventing series, this may be my favorite so far. A Young Woman With A Purpose Jenny was born and raised in Ocala, Florida. The daughter of two … Continue reading The Hidden Horses Of New York By Natalie Keller Reinert
Especially Boring For Those Of Us Without Indoors! I don’t know about you, but I spend most of the winter trying to stay warm. Also, trying to thing to do to enjoy the horses over the winter. Here Are Some Ideas! Plan the next 5 rides with your horse. Make a back-up plan for if … Continue reading Winter Is A Boring Time For Us Equestrians!
What’s Been Going On With Little Miss Ruby! We had a stint of bad weather and our training schedule got a little inconsistent for about a month or so. Luckily, Mother Nature has blessed us so far to start out 2020! We are back on track again and have made some great progress. Ruby Yesterday! … Continue reading Ruby Update January,13