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Category: Racing Warrior

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Just One Horse

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Why bother with tough, complicated horses? There are many horses who are calm, sound, well-mannered and easy to ride/train. With these horses, you can concentrate on your own riding goals (competitive or recreational). Many trainers have the perspective that challenging horses (especially troubled or injured ones) will only hold you back from bigger accomplishments. Wouldn’t [...]

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LP’s Tiger: A Veterinary Tale of Epic Proportions

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LP’s Tiger (aka “Elle”) is the most challenging rehab case we’ve ever had at LOPE. A true warhorse, she raced 141 times and retired at age 10 from the track. Elle is a petite mare (@15.1H) with an elegant, feminine build — and the huge heart of a champion. A village of aftercare groups came [...]

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A good change: Shadow Warrior when he first arrived (left) and now.

Shadow Warrior and the Halter

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Shadow Warrior has had some difficult experiences in his life. Bred in KY, he raced 13 times there — and then went to Puerto Rico, where he ran 70 times in four years. In September 2017, two hurricanes devastated Puerto Rico. The racetrack barns were severely damaged — and several hundred racehorses (including Shadow) were [...]

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Meet LP’s Tiger

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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 known for her grit and determination. She ran a whopping 141 times, earning $244,676 over her eight years at the track. What’s especially impressive about [...]

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Meet Fiesty Day

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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 times, earning $219,541 steadily over his many years at the track. Despite his athletic ability Fiesty Day has gentle ground manners. His race trainer used [...]

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Meet Flavor

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Flavor is an incredible racing warrior. He’s 11 years old and just retired from racing in 2017. What an amazing athlete! And yes, Flavor is actually his registered name. Just one word – Flavor. That seems appropriate for a celebrity as big as Flavor (kind of like Elvis). Flavor is a Claiborne homebred, with a [...]

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