Monthly Archives: August 2013

Horse Treats

Besides having race horses, I love to garden and have turned my back yard into a make-shift urban farm.  Last season we had a great deal of vegetables, but one of my primary goals is to keep the horses in … Continue reading

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The Road to the Winner’s Circle

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What does it take to make it to the Winner’s Circle? The first step is the horse. Claiming a proven winner is the best road for new owners. Purchasing a horse from an auction is a great way to get … Continue reading

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Ocotillo’s Update

Hi, it’s me again, Ocotillo. If you read my story you will already know me. I am the youngest horse in Drew Fulmer’s barn. I am a 2-year old gelding and everything that goes on is of interest to me. … Continue reading

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Lucky Horseshoes

Why are horseshoes considered lucky? Apparently there are several myths about the luck of horseshoes. The most commonly told story that I found was from the 10th century. Apparently the Archbishop of Canterbury also moonlighted as a horseshoer. One late … Continue reading

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Thoroughbred Racing 101 — things I had to learn

When my husband and I decided to become horse owners, I was amazed at the lack of knowledge I had. My husband has followed racing for years and so has been more knowledgeable about the racing game. When I was … Continue reading

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Travel in Style

Our horses are fortunate to travel in style. Our trainer Drew Fulmer hauls all of our horses in the convenience and security of his six-horse trailer. Not only are we secure in knowing that the horses are being properly taken … Continue reading

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YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE!

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When I pass the barns at Turf Paradise, I can see that they are all empty. The horses will soon return and we all look forward to seeing them again. They bring joy and peace to the area. Turf Paradise’s … Continue reading

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