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Thoroughbred-Only Event At Florida Horse Park Offering $36,000 In Prizes

The Florida Thoroughbred Transformation Exposition will take place March 24-26, 2017, at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala. With contestants competing in barrel racing, cross-country, dressage, freestyle, polo, showjumping, show hunter and working ranch/racetrack pony horse, awards will also be awarded to the top Junior and Amateur contestants in each of the eight disciplines. A […]

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String Of Cloned Ponies Win Famed Polo Match In Buenos Aires

  One of the world’s best polo players, Adolfo Cambiaso, rode six different horses during one of the highest-profile polo matches in Buenos Aires, coming away with a resounding victory. Even more notable than his win was the fact that he did it aboard six horses that are clones of the same mare. The horses […]

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Thoroughbred Makeover – Day 2

Lexington, KY (Oct 28, 2016) – The 2016 Retired Racehorse Project’s (RRP) $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium Finale happens tomorrow, Saturday, October 28 in the TCA Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. Preliminary competition began Thursday and wrapped up today. More than 300 Thoroughbred ex-racehorses competed in one or two of 10 equestrian disciplines: Barrel Racing, Competitive […]

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Bloodlines: What Will Be The Legacy Of Storm Cat Clone?

When I read the nearly off-hand comment that Storm Cat had been cloned last week in a Vanity Fair article profiling Crestview Genetics, I felt that electric sensation that the future was already here. Or perhaps, the past was actually the future. Then, rationalizing, my reaction was that someone had misspoken, had meant that a […]

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Oink, Oink: Group Of Polo Ponies Adopt Semi-Feral Pig

A group of polo ponies in Hawaii has acquired a somewhat unusual herdmate. According to a report from ABC22 Dayton, workers at the Hawaii Polo Club in Mokuleia, Hawaii have noticed that an orphaned semi-feral pig has begun following a group of their horses. Wilma, as she has been christened by workers at the polo […]

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Great British Racing International To Partner With Polo Events

Great British Racing International (GBRI) has extended its efforts to bring overseas investment to the British racing and breeding industries with today’s announcement of a partnership with British Polo Day. British Polo Day – presented by Land Rover – is a global network of exclusive, invite-only polo events, creating a platform to showcase and champion […]

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Cloned Thoroughbred Wins Polo Championship

Show Me, a clone of Thoroughbred polo mare Sage, made history last weekend when she won a championship match of the Argentine National Open under Adolfo Cambiaso. The pair scored two goals together to take the win, seemingly silencing critics who have alleged that clones do not perform as well at their vocations as originals. […]

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Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Jambalaya

This past Sunday in Lexington, Ky., the inaugural Lexington Catholic Cup was played at the expansive polo fields of the Kentucky Horse Park. The sun was shining, two local teams were vying for bragging rights – Wickliffe Veterinary Pharmacy and Augustus Hill – and as one would expect, there were former racehorses all over the […]

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Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: High Cature (a.k.a. “Lucy”)

Usually if a Thoroughbred travels around the world, it’s as a high caliber racehorse competing on the sport’s biggest stages. It’s not often that a smallish plain-looking ex-racehorse who was running at the $4,500 claiming level at Charles Town ever gets to tour the globe. A little filly named Lucy earned that ticket, though, and […]

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Segways: Putting Polo Ponies Out of Work?

According to a report by The Independent, a British entrepreneur is hoping to provide people with a less expensive alternative to the four-legged version of polo: Segway polo. Nick Magliocchetti aims to have his country’s first Segway polo players rolling by this fall, bringing Britain up to speed with ten other countries with Segway polo teams. […]

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