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Education

OTTB Magazine

April 1, 2022

Off-Track Hooves

How farriers manage horses that come off the track with common hoof issues such as thin soles and low heels SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is…
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April 1, 2022

Developing Young Racehorses

Seabiscuit, the popular runner in the 1930s who became the subject of a bestselling book in 1999 and a major movie in 2003, raced 35 times as a 2-year-old. That didn’t stop him from competing a total of 89 times…
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April 1, 2022

Picking Prospects: Spring 2022

Makeover trainers evaluate sport horse potential based on conformation shots SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in equestrian sports.…
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April 1, 2022

What Can This Horse Do?

How to evaluate recently retired racehorses for second careers SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in equestrian sports. Winner…
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April 1, 2022

Odd Jobs

Thoroughbreds excelling in unusual sports SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in equestrian sports. Winner of the American Horse…
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April 1, 2022

International Aftercare Successes

How racing and aftercare organizations around the world are making strides to care for horses once their racing careers end SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is…
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April 1, 2022

Empty Nesters

How to successfully transition broodmares to riding careers SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in equestrian sports. Winner of…
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December 1, 2021

Your OTTB Colic Prevention Plan

Tips for preventing colic during the retirement, retraining and rehoming processes SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in equestrian…
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December 1, 2021

Growing Up in the Bluegrass

Why Central Kentucky is a prime breeding ground for Thoroughbred racehorses SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in equestrian…
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December 1, 2021

Flatwork for All

Flatwork essentials for OTTBs that lay the foundation for any discipline SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in equestrian…
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December 1, 2021

From Admirer to Owner

How to keep tabs on your favorite racehorses, and best ­practices for buying a horse at the end of its racing career SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track…
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December 1, 2021

Picking Prospects: Winter 2022

Makeover trainers evaluate sport horse potential based on conformation shots SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in equestrian sports.…
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December 1, 2021

Grooming on the Track

Racehorses, just like riding and show horses, get groomed to the nines…
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September 1, 2021

Managing the Cold-Backed OTTB

Therapies and exercises that can help prevent and relieve primary back pain SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in…
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September 1, 2021

Sitting Well

Approach each ride on your OTTB with keen perception and positive action SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in…
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September 1, 2021

Rising Worth

The demand for and value of quality off-track Thoroughbreds has increased SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in equestrian…
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September 1, 2021

The Art of Galloping

Learn how jockeys and exercise riders communicate with their horses during training and races SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the…
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July 1, 2021

Picking Prospects: Summer 2021

Makeover trainers evaluate sport horse potential based on conformation shots SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in equestrian sports.…
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June 1, 2021

Managing Ankle Injuries Acquired on the Racetrack

Don’t overlook an OTTB with imperfect fetlocks, says a renowned equine surgeon SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in…
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June 1, 2021

Backing and Starting Racehorses

Learn how one husband and wife duo gives future racehorses a sound start for the track and beyond SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only…
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June 1, 2021

Run Fast and Jump High

Discover how the lifestyle of the steeplechase horse differs from that of a flat racer SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on…
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June 1, 2021

You’ve Got To Have Heart

Thoroughbred blood is the not-so-secret sauce that helps Warmbloods live up to their sport horse status SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused…
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June 1, 2021

Strong to the Core

Apply these techniques to build your OTTB’s second-career strength and agility SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVEYou’re reading an Off-Track Thoroughbred Subscriber Exclusive.A collaboration of the Retired Racehorse Project and Horse Media Group, Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine is the only publication focused on the Thoroughbred in equestrian…
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April 1, 2021

The Essential Equine Emergency Kit

Having a well-stocked first-aid kit and the skills necessary to use it can make all the difference when trouble arises…
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