Halt who goes there

Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training
[caption id="attachment_106" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Treats?.. Yes please"][/caption] I've been starting slow with riding my ex racer. I spent the first couple weeks just getting to know her and letting her get to know me. Of course I had the hoof abscess to help me along with that. My adorable filly's manners were some what lacking. I chalked that up to a few things. 1. Shes only just barley 4 years old 2. She's a racehorse and sometimes acts like one 3. I'm a walking treat factory I am compliant in her sometimes bad manners or rather sometimes no manners. She's improving and I'm working on trying to have her earn her treats instead of just giving them out like the treat factory I am. I admit it I spoil her,…
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No not the wash stall!

Life with Jezebel, OTTB
[caption id="attachment_97" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="I can haz hose pleze?"][/caption] Oh the wash stall. No anything but the wash stall! Its really not that bad but hey it ain't that good. At my barn the wash stall is the hub of activity. It's used for vet visits, farrier visits, tacking up and it kinda feels like the kitchen at a dinner party, the place where everyone ends up and congregates. It also has a strange echo to it. Horses cant tell where the nosies are coming from and there is no real eye line to any other horses while they are standing in the wash stall. Some do well in it, others... do not. My filly is none to fond of the wash stall. She will go in, but shes fidgety…
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HBO Shuts down Luck

I'm not anti horse racing. I go the the track once in a while, I watch racing on TV more then most people, I love thoroughbreds. Their speed, heart and power and never thought I'd own one of my own. I am however happy as all hell that HBO finally shut down their production of "Luck" A drama series that is filmed at the Santa Anita Race Track, which was the track I went to when I lived in LA. The deaths of Three thoroughbreds caused the cancellation and shut down of the series. Two deaths happened during the shooting of the pilot and third happened just two days ago during an episode for the second season. The second season was ordered just after the pilot aired and rushed to…
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