Month: February 2020Page 2 of 62

Farrier Friday

As I mentioned the other day, my farrier was able to come out Tuesday, just a few days after our visit with our vet, Dr. Tolley. I have…

SATURDAY IS PHOBLOG DAY! (and Leap Year good luck day!)

Today, I have to finish fixing the irrigation, before it gets too hot! HERE WE GO! This was titled as ‘a perfect album cover’. Another wild curly. Gorgeous!…

Crossfirehurricane Lands Determined Patton Score

Undefeated Crossfirehurricane picked up 20 points on the European Road to the Kentucky Derby Feb. 28 with a half-length score in the Woodford Reserve Patton Stakes on the synthetic…

New CHRB Regulations Upset California Trainers

A memo distributed by the CHRB Feb. 27 announcing strict pre-race treatment restrictions of horses at the state’s racetracks, effective March 1, was met with surprise and hostility…

Farriery Doesn’t Have to be a Tug of War

The International Hoof-Care Summit recently concluded, and I have a question. Why do you go to the mid-winter farrier conference? I think the typical response is going to…

USA’s Jessica Jo Tate & Faberge Win Wellington CDI4* Freestyle, Japan’s Kiichi Harada on Fairytale Takes CDI3* for 4th Florida Victory

Jessica Jo Tate and Faberge in the Global Dressage Festival CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle. © 2020 SusanJStickle.com WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 28, 2020–Jessica Jo Tate rode Faberge to victory…

Valedictorian Named New Jersey Horse of the Year

Epic Racing’s Valedictorian has been named 2019 New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year, champion older female, and champion turf runner by the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association of New Jersey….

Spiced Perfection Again California Horse of the Year

Spiced Perfection became the first female to repeat as California-bred Horse of the Year, which was announced Feb. 25 at the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Annual Meeting and…

$20M Purse Brings Top Horses to Saudi Cup

In the iconic baseball movie “Field of Dreams,” the central theme revolved around the words “If you build it, he will come.” The world of horse racing has…

Zayat Suit: Judge Dismisses Claims Against Yeomanstown

Any claims by MGG Investment Group to the stallion El Kabeir or related proceeds were dismissed Feb. 28 by Fayette (Ky.) Circuit Court Judge Kimberly Bunnell.