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March 24, 2021

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In this issue:

Unbiased 
Trainers explain why they don’t overlook a nice OTTB just because she’s a mare.
First Time Out 
Tried-and-true techniques for helping make your retired racehorse’s first show a positive one.
The Art of the Free Jump 
How trainers can use a jump chute to give OTTBs a positive introduction to jumping.
The Great Headgear Dilemma 
How to choose the right bit and bridle for your OTTB.
Racehorse Life: Groom Like a Sales Groom 
Tips and tricks from two seasoned Thoroughbred sales grooms that equestrians can use for their show ring prep.
OTTB Care: Making and Using an Equine First-Aid Kit
Having a well-stocked first-aid kit and the skills to use it correctly can make all the difference when health issues arise.
Training With Tik: Learning Through Lists 
Four lists Tik relies on when training and getting to know new horses.

PLUS:

  • OTTBs in Sport
  • RRP News
  • Aftercare News
  • and more!

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