Updates

Ria- Update 8

I have to say that a lot has changed in the last month. Groundwork lessons with our new trainer, Katerina (who goes by Ponti Kriti on social media), have gone incredibly well. After just two sessions with her, there was a tremendous difference in Ria’s overall attitude. We still have

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Ria- Update 7

Ria and I have continued to do a lot of groundwork over the last month, interspersed with a few rides here and there. We’ve continued to do a lot of liberty work, which she and I are both enjoying a great deal. It seems to really be helping her with

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Happy Update- March 2022

Kaffeinated, now known as Happy, was purchased by WV Stables at the Fasig-Tipton MidAtlantic Eastern Fall Yearling Sale in 2019. She was part of their barn until September of 2021, when she broke her maiden and was claimed away. In December 2021, Kaffeinated was retired from racing and adopted by

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Sully Update- March 2022

Sully, formerly known as Midnight Shine, has made his home with Madison since October 2019. We last shared an update for this former Wasabi Ventures Stables runner in September 2021. We are pleased to provide another update on this sweet boy. Sully is doing great. He has not been to

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Jerry Update- March 2022

Formerly known as My Pal Jerry, Jerry was retired from Wasabi Ventures Stables in October 2018. Shortly after that he found his home in South Carolina. Since then he has been loving life, working with his friend and owner, Heather. More recently, Jerry has been working with a friend of

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Ria- Update 6

Over the past month, Ria and I have gone back to the basics of training. I’ve done a lot of pure relaxation work with her, as she’s a very anxious horse in general. I am sure that anxiety is where 99% of her issues are stemming from. Some exercises have

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Q&A with TROT

What does TROT stand for? Commonly referred to as TROT, Thoroughbred Retirement of Tampa Inc is a Florida nonprofit organization and 501(c)(3) that specializes in Thoroughbred aftercare. How did your program begin? The organization started out as Thunder Bay Horse Rescue in September 2003. In 2009, the organization’s leadership changed.

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Celebrating Shamrock Kid

Through great sadness came great generosity, as well as the final bit of inspiration needed to build this charitable organization. Are you familiar with the story of Shamrock Kid? You can click here to learn about Shamrock Kid and the amazing community at Wasabi Ventures Stables. The very short story

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Threeninetytwo- February 2022 update

In mid-January Wasabi Ventures Stables retired Threeninetytwo and placed him in the capable hands of Jessica, who will get him ready for his next career. Check out this quick update on the past month: I just wanted to let you know he is just the best dude, and I already

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Baby Liam Update- February 2022

Golden Spun Lad was retired from the Wasabi Ventures Stables’ barn of Mark Salvaggio in August 2020. In the time since then he has been retrained and acclimated to life off of the track. This past January, he found his forever home with his new friend, Charlotte. He also has

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