Education

OTTB Magazine

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…
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December 1, 2019

From the Ground Up

Establishing connection, confidence and a foundation for your OTTB through groundwork…
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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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September 1, 2020

Understanding Thoroughbred Sales

What happens when a future racehorse is offered at public auction…
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April 1, 2022

Empty Nesters

How to successfully transition broodmares to riding careers…
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September 1, 2020

Taking the Worry Out of It

How to manage OTTBs that experience separation anxiety…
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April 1, 2019

Picking Prospects: Spring 2019

Makeover trainers evaluate sport horse potential based on conformation shots…
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June 1, 2019

Comeback Kids

Patience, perseverance key for bringing OTTBs back from injuries sustained post-racing…
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April 1, 2021

The Great Headgear Dilemma

How to choose the right bit and bridle for your OTTB…
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June 1, 2020

Paddock Schooling

The paddock provides a space for bettors and racing interests to evaluate horses…
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September 1, 2020

Perfect Pairs

Memorable matches made at the ASPCA Makeover Marketplace…
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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…
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June 1, 2016

4 Tips for Healthy Thoroughbred Hooves

Management approaches can help get your OTTB started on the right foot.…
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April 1, 2018

Royal Blood

Thoroughbreds have played a critical role in the development of modern-day Warmbloods.…
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June 1, 2016

Watching the Works

Head to the track at daybreak to see the horses work at varying speeds and distances…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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December 1, 2020

Getting to Know You

‘Letdown’ for retiring Thoroughbred racehorses is more about relationship-building than a predetermined amount of time off…
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September 1, 2015

Uncovering Thoroughbred Talent

Whether pointing horses to the starting gate or start box, training principles aren’t so different.…
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September 15, 2022

OTTB for Hire

The pros, cons and particulars of leasing out your horse.…
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June 1, 2019

Scrolling for a Sport Horse

How to scout for an OTTB online…
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June 1, 2019

Picking Prospects: Summer 2019

Makeover trainers evaluate sport horse potential based on conformation shots…
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April 1, 2019

That Tip-Top Topline

How to help your OTTB develop a beautiful neck and back…
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