Aftercare Spotlight

Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: What Happened To Him Could Happen To Any Horse

In literature or theater, the term “everyman” represents a seemingly ordinary individual whose path or plight is common, relatable and could be representative of anyone. The audience becomes introspective, as they can easily imagine themselves in the character’s situation. The story of Vinceremos is the everyman’s tale of Thoroughbred racing because it could all too […]

Continue reading
Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Believe In You Needed Someone To Believe In Him

It was in 2009 at the Fasig-Tipton October Yearling Sale that bloodstock agent Mike McMahon first laid eyes on a dark bay colt that would eventually be named Believe In You. McMahon had formed a partnership with well-regarded 2-year-old conditioner Eddie Woods, and under the banner of Saratoga Stables, the pair were shopping for a […]

Continue reading
Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: All Aboard ‘The Party Barge’

When you come across a horse named “The Party Barge,” you know he’s going to have a good story to go along with that raucous name. True to form, “Rye,” as he’s known around the barn, does not disappoint. Rye is a middle-aged all-around show, trail and recreational riding horse who earned his name, according […]

Continue reading
Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Well, That Didn’t Go As Planned

The past several years we’ve closed out the final installment of the Aftercare Spotlight by focusing on resolutions that equestrians and horsemen (and women!) can contemplate adopting as their own. It’s also one of the few times during the year (some years the only time) that I press pause on covering other horses, people and […]

Continue reading
Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: She Found A Home In Rehoming

Horse people tend to operate on a different level of “busy” than most people, but Amy Paulus takes the term to a whole new level. As one of the most successful rehoming agents for off-track Thoroughbreds in the country, Paulus balances regular visits to racetracks, training centers and farms throughout the country with managing her […]

Continue reading
Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: So Much Done, Still Much To Do

The California horse racing community continues to find its new normal after the devastating wildfire, dubbed the “Lilac Fire,”  that ripped through San Luis Rey Downs on December 7, killing 46 horses and injuring several horsemen.  Those connected to the racing industry, as well as equestrians from across the nation, have been quick to step […]

Continue reading
Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: A Gift Guide For Thoroughbred Lovers

With the holiday season ramping up, ‘tis the season for gift-giving! It can be tough to find the right gift for a horse person (especially if the one doing the shopping isn’t equine-inclined). If one (or several) of the people you’re shopping for ride, lease, take lessons on, or just plain love off-track Thoroughbreds, we’ve […]

Continue reading
Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: A Lifetime Of Horse Stories

Lane Hutchins had to say goodbye to an old friend this week. At 25-years-old, age had caught up with the sweet gray mare named Sec Sea Lark, in the form of melanoma, an aggressive and deadly skin cancer. Hutchins had known the mare for nearly a quarter of a century and oh, did they have […]

Continue reading
Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Puerto Rico’s Equine Recovery In Transition

Over the past few weeks, as the best horses in the world were competing and selling for millions of dollars on the sport’s biggest stages, our friends in Puerto Rico have been making progress in their recovery from Hurricane Maria. As far as they’ve come, there is still so much that needs to be done. […]

Continue reading
Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Cherishing Land And Horse

For anyone looking for a feel-good horse to get behind this Breeders’ Cup weekend, here’s a mare who just might fit the bill. Her name is Cambodia, and while she was never expected to even look through a starting gate, she’ll be breaking from one on Saturday in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram