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Retired Racehorse Makeover

It’s a moniker, a handle, an appellation, a diminutive or, just plain and simple, a name. Yet, the process by which a racehorse acquires his or hers is sometimes complex, convoluted and misunderstood. Often, the horse’s dam or sire is taken into consideration, and just as often a process never before applied results in the given […]

SecretsforAshley Enjoying Rodeo

The lyrics to Hadley Murphy’s song might not fit Chris LeDoux’s lamentation of the loved one left behind while he chases the buckle every cowboy – or cowgirl – covets. The rodeo, in this instance, had to wait on Hadley. There is college, of course. Murphy is a senior at Winona State studying mathematics and […]

MN Retired Racehorse Project

The list includes a mare named Revenge Tea, a gelding called Valise, another called Just One Spot. There is a dark bay mare called Hopscotch Ali. Or, race fans, remember Topper? There are six in all at the farm in Lakeville and four more ready for adoption in foster care. The lineup of animals in […]