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Leonel Garcia  – Minnesota HBPA Groom of the Week

The Minnesota HBPA has honored a Groom of the Week each Wednesday with a winner’s circle presentation, providing recognition to an individual that has done an outstanding job. This week’s honoree is Leonel Garcia who works for trainers Patrick and Tomey Swan. Leo, who has worked as a groom since 1989, has been with the […]

QH Stakes Initiate Friday Card

BY JIM WELLS A phone call interrupted Pat Swan while he was busy in the barn Friday afternoon. “Give me five minutes,” he said, “I’m working on a horse’s foot.” He’s been working on some aspect of a horse most of his life, starting with bulls and saddle broncs in high school and college and […]