Education

Track Life

Education

Track Life

June 1, 2018

How Racehorses Are Handled

The way your OTTB was groomed, ridden and managed at the track will differ — for better or worse — from his new routine as a riding horse…
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April 29, 2024

Understanding Track Surfaces for Racehorse Safety

Consistency of racing surfaces at a track, between surfaces and from track to track is key for racehorse safety…
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July 27, 2023

The Significance of Sale Repositories

Repositories at Thoroughbred sales allow buyers to access health information without subjecting horses to multiple exams…
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July 1, 2022

The Claiming Game

Understand this unique type of race, its benefits and its specifications.…
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January 10, 2024

Navigating Thoroughbred Sales

If you know how Thoroughbred sales work, you might just find your next sport horse superstar at one.…
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September 15, 2022

Horse Racing Safety Initiatives

Learn about proactive horse welfare and safety measures in place and on the horizon.…
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March 31, 2023

Caring for Racehorse Hooves

How farriers, grooms and trainers work together to keep runners’ feet in top condition…
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July 15, 2024

Veterinary Checks on the Track

Understand the different roles veterinarians play at the racetrack to help keep Thoroughbred racing as safe as it can be for the horses.…
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May 12, 2022

Researching Your OTTB

One of the coolest things about OTTBs are the readily-available records of their breeding and racing careers. Here’s how to research your horse!…
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November 20, 2022

Racehorse Vacations

Many owners and trainers give their runners mental and physical breaks from the racetrack routine.…
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