Thoroughbred Makeover to Feature 300 Retired Racehorses

Lizzy Schultz

302 recently retired Thoroughbreds from 62 racetracks across North America are heading to Lexington, Kentucky for the 2016 Retired Racehorse Project’s (RRP) Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium. The Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America, will be held Oct. 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park. Each horse has spent the past ten months in training The retired racehorses have been …

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Wise Dan Wins Rood & Riddle Comeback Award

Lizzy Schultz

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will honor the Thoroughbred champion Wise Dan with the Rood & Riddle Comeback Award at Hats Off Day on July 30 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. The award is given to an equine athlete who has overcome a major health complication and returned to elite competition. “We are pleased to present the inaugural …

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George Morris Book Signing At KY Spring Classic

Lizzy Schultz

The Kentucky Horse Shows have announced that they will be hosting a book signing with George H. Morris for his newly released autobiography, Unrelenting: The Real Story: Horses, Bright Lights and My Pursuit of Excellence. The signing will be hosted on the afternoon of Saturday, May 21, during the $5,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby at the Kentucky Spring …

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Thoroughbred Makeover Application Open

Lizzy Schultz

An online application has been opened by The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP), a nonprofit organization that promotes off-track Thoroughbreds as valuable sporthorse prospects, as the group is enlisting for participation in the 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover Competition. The Makeover is a $100,000 competition that calls on hundreds of horse trainers across the country, recruiting equestrians from a diverse array of disciplines …

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