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Poor Oro Rush! He is lagging behind his other classmates at the LOPE Academy due to an eye irritation. The good news is that Oro will soon be back in school -- his eye issue is temporary and won't have any long-term effect at all. The good news is that Oro is doing his best to catch up on missed classes. He shares a pasture with Onahotstreak and she is letting him read her notes :) Read more about Oro in his first progress report here :)
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Recent posts from the blog featuring posts about the LOPE horses, horsemanship and other Tales from the LOPE Ranch.

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 [...]

LOPE Academy: Levi Wilson Update #1

Levi has had a full letdown from the track (lots of pasture turnout time to “just be a horse”). He has a mild, well-healed bowed tendon. Earlier in November, our [...]

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