Month: January 2021Page 1 of 38

Capo Kane Tops Starters Lining Up for Withers

A field of at least six, topped by runaway Jerome Stakes winner Capo Kane, is falling into place for the Feb. 6 $250,000 Withers Stakes (G3) for 3-year-olds…

Bedroom Refresh Update

 It’s been a little while since my bedroom refresh post. So here’s a status report.  We had a little change in plans and every now then you make…

ST Academy Graduates | January 2021

In January 2021, five Scholars and STudents in the ST Academy from Denmark, France, South Africa, the UK, and the US passed a Touchstone in the ST Evaluation Program!…

#SundaySchool: how to improve rhythm over fences

Event rider and coach Nick Gauntlett (pictured) explains how you can use poles to improve the rhythm that will give horse and rider confidence in their approach to…

More Fun Finds

 Here are some fun finds this snowy Sunday in January.   Love this Lilly velour top. Perfect for lounging at home right now. I’m in love with this Jean…

Indirect Rein

We all know it’s a cardinal sin to cross your inside rein over the horse’s neck. Moving the rein like that is called an indirect rein. Riders sometimes…

Express Train Punches Big ‘Cap Ticket in San Pasqual

C R K Stable’s Express Train punched his ticket to the March 6 Santa Anita Handicap (G1) Jan. 30 with a 3 1/4-length score in the $200,000 San…

Medina Spirit Narrowly Lands Robert B. Lewis

Favored Medina Spirit repelled Roman Centurian and Hot Rod Charlie to win a three-way photo in the $100,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (G3) Jan. 30 at Santa Anita…

Will’s Secret, Frank’s Rockette Sparkle at Oaklawn

Willis Horton Racing’s homebred Will’s Secret is a secret no longer after making the successful jump from maiden winner to stakes winner in the $200,000 Martha Washington Stakes…

Medina Spirit Wins Three-Way Photo to Take Lewis

Favored Medina Spirit repelled Roman Centurian and Hot Rod Charlie to win a three-way photo in the $100,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (G3) Jan. 30 at Santa Anita…