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LOPE Academy: Oro Rush Update #1

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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 looking forward to working with Oro — but then a complication developed. Oro came in from the pasture one day with an irritated right eye. [...]

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LOPE Academy: Onahotstreak Update #1

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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 would never thrive at the track. So she donated her to LOPE. Little Filly has steadily gained weight and was given extra turnout time to [...]

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LOPE Academy: Levi Wilson Update #1

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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 vets (Austin Equine Hospital) examined him and approved him to begin work. His tendon has been sound since he arrived at LOPE and has been [...]

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The Class of 2015: three young ex-racehorses at our Wimberley facility.

The LOPE Academy Opens

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The Education of LOPE LOPE is approaching its 12-year anniversary in 2015. That’s an exciting milestone, especially when you consider how far LOPE has come since 2003. We’ve helped over 1000 ex-racehorses find new careers. Our work has morphed from a simple listing service to multiple adoption farms. Our latest growth has been in the [...]

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