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It Doesn’t Happen Overnight

When my young prospects leave the track behind them and begin a new life as a show horse, there are many things I take into account for each individual horse.  Their physical make-up and their level of intelligence tells me where to begin their…

SOLD – Zuzu’s Petals

Little Kentucky Farm would like to congratulate Karen Kerby of Pleasant Hills Farm on the purchase of Zuzu’s Petals. This will be Karen’s 2nd horse purchased from us!

SOLD – Wing Tip Shoes

Thank you and congratulations to the Lombardi family of New Jersey on their purchase of this lovely 3 year old prospect, Wing Tip Shoes (Hunter). GO Hunter! – GO Thoroughbred!

Reflections of Heathcliff 1985 – 2015

It has been tough watching my partner grow old. I’ve discovered as Heathcliff has changed through the years, that I’ve been changing right along with him. We’ve gotten old together. I made him a single promise when we first met, that I would do…

(Revised) Help Me, to Help You

In the light of further evidence, I’ve revised this piece and added some recent experiences. It’s a bit tongue and cheek, but there’s truth behind each thing I’ve listed. Selling horses is constantly evolving mostly due to technology such as the internet. It can…

Going Green

The benefits of investing in a green prospect as your next Eventing partner For some, the only direction they want to go is to look at a ‘made’ horse who has mileage and a competition history.  For others, taking a young green horse (sometimes…

OTTB – The New Breed?

My family has been involved in Thoroughbred racing for years.  As a child I would hang out in the training barn, tack rooms and the jockey diners to listen to the chatter of riders bragging about their horses or to hear a trainer discuss…

You Can Tell a lot About Someone . . .

. . . by the way they give you a leg-up on a horse. For some reason, when I’ve asked family or friends for a leg-up, I’m immediately met with a smirk or a nervous giggle. That usually puts me in my “Uh-Oh” mode as…

Trackside with Zeb

It’s going to be that time soon when Zeb hits the road in search of future show horses. Keep a look out for future announcements. I guess it’s safe to say that you’ve been with horses for most of your life. When did you…