What is that little Thoroughbred foal’s fate if he doesn’t run, or when he is through giving his heart and body for an attempt at those “roses”? The answer is a bit chilling, and known all too well by CANTER USA , an organization that has successfully placed over 20,000 Off the Track Thoroughbreds (better known as OTTB’s) with new owners who have re-purposed these sleek and athletic animals. Sharon Jantzen tell us how you could join in the dance with a new OTTB equine partner.
As we approach the Ultimate X Showdown, Jake Faulstich shares 20 lessons learned through Nikki and Casanova’s journey together.
Nikki Egyed’s campaigning for OTTBs has lead her to compete in the Ultimate X Showdown 100 day Training Challenge and Barrel Race. Let’s get together as a community and show our support.
Local trainer Nikki Egyed kicks off her column “The OTTB Chronicles” with this introductory look at how Off Track Thoroughbreds (OTTBs) have impacted her life.