I am knowledgeable regarding Standardbred race horses (trotters and pacers). I can answer general questions, questions regarding conformation, rigging, lameness and some shoeing questions.
I raced standardbreds (primarily trotters) for 9 years on the Grand Circuit and in overnight events for approximately 15 years.
"There's something about the outside of a horse that's good for the inside of a man"
I would like to get another horse good enough for the Grand Circuit
It's not as easy as it looks.
The vast majority of people involved in (harness) horse racing are honest hard working people without chemistry degrees!
Hi Timothy. Let me start by saying that I'm not a farrier either. You say that she brushes her knees, then you say she hits them. There's a huge differences in approaches you could try. If you can
Hi Roberts. I am not familiar with the term DRY COAT. I wouldn't diagnose heaves based solely on nasal flaring, especially since you state one of the horses won a big race despite the same nasal flaring
Karen, Sorry for the delay. I was having some computer issues :( I came up with a brown horse, no white markings. 11 years old. Could this be your boy? HERECOMESTHECHOCHO (1CF65, H) SPIRITED STYLE
Jackie, looks like your new horse is 16 years old, foaled 2/02/2000. According to the records he is a bay horse with a star. He started life as "Divide By Two" then became "Boca Spur" and finally his registered
Hi Roberts. The "best" remedy for thrush is meticulous hoof care and stall maintenance! What should be used and how often depends on the severity of the thrush. I'd suggest consulting your farrier
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