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Second Careers for Off The Track Thoroughbreds

When racehorses retire, many find a second career. Assistant trainer Kelsey Berndt seeks new homes for off the track thoroughbreds and explains the process in this video. To contact Kelsey visit her Facebook page. To donate to This Old Horse aftercare program visit here. To donate to Koch Thoroughbred Transformations, a Minnesota-based aftercare program or […]

Berndt Racing Stable Derby Contenders

Kelsey Berndt, assistant trainer to father Joel Berndt, talks with betty Jo Goodwin about It’s Bobs Business and Rejection Hurts, their entrants in Saturday’s $100,000 Minnesota Derby. Kelsey also discusses her father’s success and what her future in racing might be.  

A Day in the Life of a Racehorse

Follow a racehorse through their tasks on race day! Kelsey Berndt takes us through what a horse and groom does on a race day. Quantum Leap is trained by Joel Berndt and owned by Lothenbach Stables. Video by Natalie Hoepner

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day from Canterbury Park! We interviewed some father daughter duos on the backside at Canterbury Park to celebrate! Check out this interview with racehorse trainer Troy Bethke and his daughter Olivia. Check out this interview with pony rider Mackenzie Kane and her dad Steve. Here is an interview with horse trainer Joel Berndt […]