Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase

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Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: When the Show Ring Calls

When one door closes, another one opens. That’s exactly what happened when Sue Kinney’s horse, an off-track Thoroughbred who raced as Mister H and was nicknamed “Hero,” contracted Lyme disease from a tick bite. “The disease attacked his muscles and … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Earning His Stripes

Twenty-two-year-old Red Sovereign is a throwback to what Thoroughbreds once were, but so few still are. He is from one of the last crops by his sire, Live Oak Stud’s Medieval Man, who was from one of the last crops … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Purposefully Bred

So much thought and planning goes into the breeding of a Thoroughbred. Every pairing is a careful balance of variables. Speed, stamina, brilliance, durability, conformation all play a part, as do a myriad of other nuanced aspects. Whether they breed … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Seeing Through Tough Times

Trish Bowman had a life-long love of horses and had loved racing for nearly as long. When she hit adulthood at the age of 18, she decided to take the plunge into horse ownership by purchasing a retiring racehorse. What … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: A Priceless Bond

Priceless Mischief was loaded with potential. She broke her maiden in her second start by a monumental 17-1/4 lengths, but that brilliance turned out to be a flash in the pan, and the lightly-raced filly only found the winner’s circle … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Embracing Life and Horses

Sometimes it takes having endured what may well be your darkest hour to help you realize what truly makes you happy in life. That’s the case with Miah Lee Gwozdz. Miah tragically lost her father in a fire when she … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: A Bear With a ‘Heart of Gold’

Bear Most Wanted is a Kentucky-bred-turned-Canadian runner who raced exclusively north of the border after selling for a respectable $130,000 as a yearling at Fasig-Tipton’s July Sale in 2007. While he visited the winner’s circle several times during his racing career, … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Lady Warden, the Teacher

This week’s OTTB Showcase featured horse comes to us from South Africa, and her story straight from her owner, writer Robyn Louw. Last year Robyn wrote a guest piece for Biznews.com about her fond memories and lessons learned from one … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: A Child’s Gift

Katie Peery is a life-long horse-lover. Growing up in California, she rode eventers and loved racing, often going to Santa Anita with her mom to watch the races or morning workouts. “I loved horses from the time I was born … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: A Perfect Landing ‘Spot’

It’s funny to stop and appreciate sometimes how the seemingly most random things can take us down a path that will ultimately change the course of our lives. Captain Rocket had a spot, a white one. The spot was on … Continue reading

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