Thoroughbreds 1912
Follow
Find
1 views | +0 today
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Jenna N' Trouble
Scoop.it!

Kentucky Derby Results: Goldencents and More Horses That Let Us Down - Bleacher Report

Kentucky Derby Results: Goldencents and More Horses That Let Us Down - Bleacher Report | Thoroughbreds 1912 | Scoop.it
Bleacher Report
Kentucky Derby Results: Goldencents and More Horses That Let Us Down
Bleacher Report
Louisville Cardinals basketball head coach Rick Pitino owns five percent of the horse, which only enhanced hometown sentiment for Goldencents.
Jenna N' Trouble's insight:

I watched the Kentucky derby! Wow what a run!

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Jenna N' Trouble from Horses
Scoop.it!

Racehorse to War Horse: How Did an American Off-Track Thoroughbred from Michigan End Up on the Set of Steven Spielberg’s Film?

Racehorse to War Horse: How Did an American Off-Track Thoroughbred from Michigan End Up on the Set of Steven Spielberg’s Film? | Thoroughbreds 1912 | Scoop.it

"It’s the war you will learn a lot more about when you see Steven Spielberg’s War Horse film this winter. The Jurga Report found a little story to link together the past, the present and Hollywood in remembrance of this important, but often under-recognized holiday."


Via Susie Blackmon
Jenna N' Trouble's insight:

Wow OTTOB (off the track thoroughbred) to War horse?!

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Jenna N' Trouble from Horses
Scoop.it!

If the (horse)shoe fits, they'll wear it

If the (horse)shoe fits, they'll wear it | Thoroughbreds 1912 | Scoop.it
[...] the fitting of a shoe to an individual horse hoof, a practice dating to perhaps the sixth century, remains a skill passed from one generation of craftsman to the next.

Via Susie Blackmon
Jenna N' Trouble's insight:

This is really Interesting!!!

more...
Deborah Spector's curator insight, April 28, 2013 8:18 AM

The age old adage 'no foot no horse' is so true. A good farrier is worth more than your horses weight in gold!

Fran Jurga's comment, May 1, 2013 11:18 AM
He is a great farrier and a very old friend of mine. I loved that the Albany paper went to Saratoga to shoot this feature.
Rescooped by Jenna N' Trouble from Ultimate Horsemanship
Scoop.it!

Study Examines Off-The-Track Thoroughbred Adoption Issues - TheHorse.com

Study Examines Off-The-Track Thoroughbred Adoption Issues - TheHorse.com | Thoroughbreds 1912 | Scoop.it
Study Examines Off-The-Track Thoroughbred Adoption Issues TheHorse.com According to Stowe, the study showed that horses that were sound enough for some amount of jumping were adopted 37 days faster than those that could only be ridden on the flat...

Via ULTIMATE EQUINE
Jenna N' Trouble's insight:

I really wish I could adopt a OTTOB </3 it makes me feel like I give something a second chance in life and not in a slaughter house.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Jenna N' Trouble from Horse Racing News
Scoop.it!

Shock as claims from trainer Butler indicate more than 100 horses have been on steroids

Shock as claims from trainer Butler indicate more than 100 horses have been on steroids | Thoroughbreds 1912 | Scoop.it
The Godolphin drugs scandal that has rocked racing took a fresh twist last night when another Newmarket trainer admitted he is facing a ban for injecting horses with anabolic steroids.

Via Susie Blackmon
Jenna N' Trouble's insight:

Wow, this is a shock considering that Steroids are illegal for compotition... I am glad that the trainer is deciding to ban the sellings of injecting horses with sterroids!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jenna N' Trouble
Scoop.it!

Dog Tails and Myths - WSBT-TV

Dog Tails and Myths - WSBT-TV | Thoroughbreds 1912 | Scoop.it
Dog Tails and Myths
WSBT-TV
I still hear the same dog myths today that I remember hearing as a child. Call them myths, ol' wives' tails, folklore or superstitions, but they are not true and in fact may be just bad advice.
more...
No comment yet.