Beyond the Track: Retraining the Thoroughbred from Racecourse to Riding Horse

Beyond the Track: Retraining the Thoroughbred from Racecourse to Riding Horse

by Anna Morgan Ford
     
 


Renowned for their amazing athleticism and unparalleled work ethic, and famed for their "great heart" and willingness to go the extra mile, off-the-track Thoroughbreds (OTTBs) have proven to be the ultimate equine partner in a host of disciplines: dressage, eventing, hunter/jumpers, trail riding—even barrel racing! Now discover all you need to know to… See more details below

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Renowned for their amazing athleticism and unparalleled work ethic, and famed for their "great heart" and willingness to go the extra mile, off-the-track Thoroughbreds (OTTBs) have proven to be the ultimate equine partner in a host of disciplines: dressage, eventing, hunter/jumpers, trail riding—even barrel racing! Now discover all you need to know to find the right OTTB and give him the solid educational foundation he needs to excel in a new career, whether as a highly trained competitor, pleasure mount, or companion animal.
• A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book goes to support the New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program

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"Far superior to any other published material available on the subject of off-the-track thoroughbreds. . . . I highly recommend that every trainer keep a copy on hand . . . to give out or to recommend with each horse that leaves the track."  —Washington Thoroughbred

"Racehorse or just a plain old rescue, if you're considering a horse in need of a new career, grab a copy of this book. I can't recommend it any more highly."  —Side Lines

"Like every thoroughbred who is given the chance to succeed, this book is a winner."  —Thoroughbred Style

"A sigh of relief for anyone who cares about equine rescue, particularly off-the-track Thoroughbreds (OTTBs) looking for a second career. . . . If you're looking for an OTTB, you'd be crazy not to buy this book."  —Horsemen's Yankee Pedlar

"I recommend this book to any potential OTTB (Off the Track Thoroughbred) owner."  —The Chronicle of the Horse

"Large color photos and step-by-step instructions make this manual a must-have for anyone thinking about adopting a thoroughbred off the track."  —Horse Illustrated

Horse Illustrated
Large color photos and stepbystep instructions make this manual a musthave for anyone thinking about adopting a Thoroughbred off the track.
The Chronicle of the Horse
I recommend this book to any potential OTTB (Off the Track Thoroughbred) owner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570764028
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Pages:
212
Sales rank:
561,805
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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