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February 10th, 2012

Week Two – Training an Off-the-Track Thoroughbred

OTTB Young Joe learning to trot over poles on the ground

Young Joe has been away from racing just two weeks. His new mom, Mary Catherine, has been riding him and teaching him the basics of being a sport horse as opposed to being a race horse. Since leaving the race track Joe has learned to cross tie, stand while being mounted, stand quietly while being ridden, walk, trot and canter without getting quick.

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June 14th, 2011

Training Thoroughbreds with Dressage

classic-casey_20110611_029 CLINIC UPDATE: See photos and read about our clinic with Evie Stephens. Thank you to all who participated and to our guests and new friends who joined in the fun. See photos on our Training Thoroughbreds with Dressage page.

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April 19th, 2011

Sunny Sunday Trail Ride With Our Thoroughbreds

Political Pull & Spot RunSunday was such a perfect spring day that we decided to take the Oliver’s new 4 Star trailer on a test run to Garland Mountain in north Georgia with their two Thoroughbreds — Political Pull and Spot Run. We loaded four more Thoroughbreds into the Bits & Bytes Farm’s 4 Star to join in on the fun. So Romeo, With Wings, Monarch’s Reign and our newest off-the-track Thoroughbred, Detroit Iron aka “Andy” all enjoy trail riding. We have a photo gallery showing the beautiful day on our new page 2011 Outings and Training Photos.

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January 31st, 2011

Imatexan Meets Her Mom

imatexan_20110130_216Imatexan arrived on Saturday night to Bits & Bytes Farm and Sunday was a busy day for her. Turnout, shoe removal, bath, photos and giving her new mom her first ride. Read all about her day and then read the first installment of Training Imatexan.

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April 23rd, 2010

Reign Day’s Training Diary is Complete

reign-day_20100307_004 If you are new to our Web site or have been watching our Prospect Horses at the Track sell quickly, you might be wondering what is it like to retrain a horse directly off-the-track. Reign Day’s Training Diary takes you on a six week long training session that starts one week after he finished racing. Ride along as Elizabeth teaches Reign Day to be a sport horse. Read more . . .

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February 14th, 2010

Read About Retraining a Thoroughbred Off-the-Track

reign-day-five_20100211_105Reign Day’s Training Diary continues. We have taken the opportunity to expand on Reign Day’s training to explain some of the myths of retraining an ex-race horse. It is our hope that by following Reign Day’s training you will learn that it is not difficult to retrain an ex-race horse if you have experience riding. Read more . . .We love our Thoroughbreds! Happy Valentines Day!

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