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Category: Racehorse Education Program

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Ruff Slew and Flint Equestrian

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LOPE is excited to announce that Holly Flint of Flint Equestrian will be working with LOPE’s training initiative program! A talented eventing competitor and all-around trainer, Holly has a special fondness for OTTBs. Holly was a long-time student of Nancy Lindsey (Richmond, TX). She also has worked extensively with Clark Montgomery (Winner of the 2011 [...]

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Showtime Queen at Tom Curtin Clinic

Showtime Queen and the Tom Curtin Clinic

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Before the Clinic At the beginning of November, I began working with Showtime Queen (aka “Queenie”) in the round pen. My goal was to prepare her for the Tom Curtin Colt Starting clinic at the end of November. We began with some simple ground work (walking circles around me, suppling exercises, backing up, and so [...]

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A Tale of Two Rides: Mystery Blessing

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Ride 1 Since our last blog post about Mystery, many fun and exciting developments have been going on with her training with Laura at Poseidon Sport Horses. A few weeks ago, I took a lesson with Laura and rode Mystery myself! This was a big deal to me, as I had a fall from a [...]

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Mystery Blessing Progress Report

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Laura at Poseidon Sport Horses has been riding Mystery regularly for the past several weeks. The groundwork from earlier sessions has really prepared Mystery for her saddle time with Laura. Just like on the ground, Laura helps Mystery learn how to move her shoulders and front legs more freely from the saddle. The rides are [...]

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Latest Update on Mystery Blessing

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Since October 5, Mystery has been in training at Poseidon Sport Horses with Laura Whitfield. Since Laura’s program has a terrific emphasis on classical foundation horsemanship, she typically likes to focus on groundwork and handling for the first few weeks of training. Many people might think that spending time on the ground for that long [...]

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Mystery Blessing and Poseidon Sport Horses

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Mystery Blessing is now officially in training with Laura Whitfield of Poseidon Sport Horses! We are thrilled to see Mystery in such a terrific program and are looking forward to watching her learn with Laura. The goal of Poseidon Sport Horses is to provide the equine industry with the very best in training and education. [...]

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Mystery Blessing at the LOPE Ranch

Ground Work Assessment Sessions

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Recently, both PJ’s Wish and Mystery Blessing received some ground work and assessment at LOPE. With multiple trainers interested in working with our new training initiative, we wanted to do some preliminary sessions with both horses — so that we could decide which trainer (and discipline) might be the best match for each of them. [...]

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The LOPE Training Horses: Mystery Blessing

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LOPE is excited to announce that we have two horses in our new training initiative. One is a lovely four-year-old filly named Mystery Blessing (aka “Blessing”). She was donated to LOPE by Betty Knox and Carrol Key of Southwestern Racing, LLC — and she has had exceptional care and handling for her entire life. Blessing [...]

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American Association of Equine Technicians and Assistants Paddock Foundation Soft Ride Boots
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Two Socks Designs Moose Pants Studio
Thoroughbred Charities of America Scissortail Hill Equestrian Secretariat Foundation
Blanco River Academy Equine Express Sam Houston Race Park