Tag Archives: OTTB

Some track thoughts

Sometimes, I get comments from people* that make me feel like I should get my Horse Person Card revoked for not being anti racing. *people = largely on the internet Let me be clear– there are things I don’t like … Continue reading

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Shameless Plug

In my spare time (haha I have so much of that), I moonlight as a volunteer for CANTER. For those of you unfamiliar with the organization, the acronym stands for Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex Racehorses. CANTER Chicago has … Continue reading

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Major Catch-up

Hey, remember when I was like “oh yeah, I’ll totally post every week about every single ride, shouldn’t be a biggie right?” Ahahahaha. That was ambitious. Looks like I owe a rundown on the past three months– in bullet point … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 5/4-5/10

Wednesday 5/7: Double date with my TB buddies. Love it when that happens because A) if some is good more is better and B) it gives my Type A obsessive-compulsive (yes in the legit diagnosis sense, not the omg I … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 4/27-5/3

Tuesday 4/29: Said bye to Prior in preparation for her moving the next day. Left some going-away presents (read: excuse to buy cute halter) and handgrazed her a bit since they were in that day.     Bye, little red … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 4/20-4/26

Monday 4/21: I did a thing I very rarely do (especially these days), which is turn down a ride when technically I probably could’ve made it work. I was at a hospital appointment with Cars (oh, did you know my … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 4/13-4/19

Wednesday 4/16: How you know your horse had a good roll:¬†when she has grass stains on her poll.   Then had a ride on Prior– just walk trot bending stuff. She’s starting to get fussy again when she gets tired…probably … Continue reading

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