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By: Anne Hambleton On October 31, 2013
Celebrate good times, come on! (Let's celebrate)There's a party goin' on right hereA celebration to last throughout the yearsSo bring your good horse, and your saddle tooWe gonna celebrate your pony with you Come on now    Last weekend, I went to the OTTB mother ship - The Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Show at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, VA. And a celebration it was!  Hunters, Jumpers, Dressage, Sidesaddle, Leadline, Western Pleasur...
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By: Anne Hambleton On January 15, 2013
Consider the happy life of Steppenwolfer (by Aptitude out of Wolfer)….. lots of treats, a big field with clover and buddies, and, from September to March, running around the countryside with a lot of other horses chasing a pack of hounds.  A far distance from running  third to Barbaro (by Dynaformer out of La Ville Rouge) in the Kentucky Derby and second in the Arkansas Derby in 2006.  Gelded and purchased by Gail and Dixon Thayer as a steeplechase prospect, his short steeplechase caree...
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By: Anne Hambleton On July 16, 2012
The last time Rather Be rode out of The Oklahoma Annex at Saratoga on a horse van he had a big old bandage on a big old bowed tendon. Two weeks ago he rode out the same driveway on a trailer with a big old check from the New York Racing Association and some beautiful ribbons and saddle pad courtesy of the Jockey Club TCIP program and the Skidmore Classic Horse Show. It was a sweet end to a day competing in the new Thoroughbred classes that seem to be popping up at horse shows and events ...
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By: Anne Hambleton On March 21, 2012
Remember Alice’s Restaurant and Arlo Guthrie? “And if three people do it, three, can you imagine, three people walking in singin a bar of Alice's Restaurant and walking out. They may think it's an organization.  And can you, can you imagine fifty people a day,I said fifty people a day walking in singin a bar of Alice's Restaurant andwalking out.  And friends they may thinks it's a movement.”   If three people do it, it’s an organization and if fift...
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By: Anne Hambleton On January 17, 2012
  2012 – The year of the “Sport thoroughbred?”We’re only two weeks into the year and already the world of ex-racehorses has a poster boy and a movie star! And support from the venerated George Morris who claimed in the Chronicle of the Horse that “The American Thoroughbred is the best sport horse in the world”.Unless you have been off pony trekking in Outer Mongolia this week, you will have heard the news that upper level event horse (and failed racehorse) Neville Bardos, w...
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