Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment follows horses as they are shown to prospective buyers and sold at the 2014 Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrition.
You are watching the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association 29th Annual National Awards Dinner, held in Lexington, Kentucky. TOBA honors owners and breeders from 23 states and Canada. Also honored are four Regional Owners of the Year, National Owner of the Year, National Breeder of the Year, Broodmare of the Year, Rood & Riddle Sport Horse of the Year, and the Robert N. Clay Award.
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. Behavior counts, whether you are looking to increase a young horse's tractability or to subtly improve his or her performance in front of prospective buyers. This video covers options such as round pen work to improve the human-horse interaction and also offers a few cues that can make for a smoother presentation of the yearling to prospective buyers at the farm or on the sale grounds. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrition
Keeneland President and CEO Bill Thomason and Dr. Mick Peterson, Executive Director of the Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory, explain the significance and innovation involved in the new dirt racing surface installed at Keeneland during a August 28, 2014 reveal.
Watch footage of English Channel as Calumet Farm stallion director Ken Wilkins discusses plans for Calumet Farm. Learn more about Travers Stakes winner V. E. Day, Optimizer updates, and how their 70 horses in training are doing.
Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment considers the roles that equine swimming, automatic walkers, pasture turnout, and handwalking all can play in building fitness. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrition.
Blood-Horse President and CEO Marla Bickel and company answer the challenge from Keeneland and the Breeders' Cup, and challenge Dan Metzger and TOBA. They also remind DRF and TDN that they were part of the original challenge.