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Great news! Sure Personal has completed his post-surgery rehab phase. It has been eight weeks since his colic surgery (for a torsion) and he has done great with his stall and paddock rest. This week, we will begin introducing him to normal turnout again with his horse buddies. We hope to start him back into light work again within a week or so. Yay for Sure Personal!! And huge thanks to Austin Equine Hospital for saving him :) ... See MoreSee Less

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LOPE Horses

These are the LOPE horses either currently in the LOPE Academy, rehabilitating or up for adoption. View all

LOPE Blog

Recent posts from the blog featuring posts about the LOPE horses, horsemanship and other Tales from the LOPE Ranch.

2014 Year In Review

Favorite Media Coverage: The Blood-Horse Article in Winner’s Circle In August, LOPE was featured in The Blood-Horse Winner’s Circle section. The story was titled “A Leap of Faith” and chronicled [...]

LOPE Academy: Oro Rush Update #1

Oro Rush retired sound from the track — he just wasn’t interested in running fast. He is a cute, flashy horse with a hunter-like look to him. We were really [...]

LOPE Academy: Onahotstreak Update #1

Onahotstreak (nicknamed Little Filly) came to LOPE very underweight. She had intensely disliked the track environment and had been anxious there. Her race trainer adored her, but knew that she [...]

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