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Have trained thoroughbreds for 30 odd years. Have been a licensed trainer for that long of time. I continue to train my race horses and thoroughly enjoy every day.

Experience in the area

Experience: Licensed trainer for over 30 yrs. Have had lots of winners in all different types of races - from bottom claimers to top quality stakes winners. My best money winner was Aristocratic Cross (multiple stakes winner). My best claiming horse was Navajo Family, winner of 12 races in one year. I still enjoy racing a modest stable of horses each year.

What do you like about this subject?

I love horses of all kinds. I will always ejnoy getting up early and going to work to see what kind of adventure is in store for me. Every horse is an individual. You need to discover each horse's personality in order to train them correctly.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I do beleive I have achieved everything I can imagine to do except win the Kentucky Derby.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

In my 30 yr career, I've come up with many so called special talents of leg care, training methods, and special one-of-a-kind remedies that only I know.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

I do beleive that you have to have a special something, in order to do this type of work. This job is a 24 hr a day commitment on your part, and in order to make good, you have to be able to meet any emergency that may arise.

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2016-04-20 racing schools in USA:

hi i think the best thing for you to do is get a job with a good trainer and work your way up to getting a assistant trainers licence first. then after you work fo that trainer for awhile you can learn

2016-03-21 Horse handicapping:

Hi a lot of the times it could be type of track that he or she had run on before .I didn't see the race and I didn't have a chance to look at the past records of the horses who were in the race. There

2016-03-14 light framed horse:

Hi she is a beautiful color. I haven't seen. Many of that color. Most fillies are usually smaller in frame then your colts of the same age. Size in the racing industry doesn't seem to matter.  If she is

2016-01-01 horses developing ulcers through swimming exercise:

hi i have never heard that one before. usualy a ulcer can be caused by the type of feed they are getting fed .swimming should be done alternating with reg gallops. swimming alone will not keep a horse

2015-12-25 asking the horse - switching the lead:

hi you usualy teach the horse to change leads by using your heal on command and also use your weight when you switch your body left or right. also you can use the reins on the side of the neck for left


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