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LOPE Horses

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


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

Meet LP’s Tiger

As a mare, LP’s Tiger is an unusual warhorse! She’s 11 years old and just retired from racing in late 2016. A fan favorite at Penn National, LP’s Tiger was [...]

Meet Fiesty Day

Fiesty Day (registered name looks like typo) is a classic racing warrior! He’s 11 years old and just retired from racing in 2017. A hardworking racehorse, Fiesty Day ran 58 [...]

Meet LOPE Intern Eliza

Our junior interns will be posting regularly on the LOPE blog. Below is the first post in the series (by Eliza Jones). Eliza is committed to good horsemanship. She has [...]

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