Updates

Sevilla Sangria- Update 2

From Lauren Floyd, WVS club member Over the last month I’ve had to step back and reevaluate my short-term expectations for Ria (JC name- Sevilla Sangria). Unfortunately, her weight and overall body condition hasn’t improved, so after about two weeks of training with Kim Clark, we both made the decision

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Timber Update- October 2021

Timber, who was formerly known as Intrepid Forest, ran for Wasabi Ventures Stables in 2019. After an unsuccessful attempt to start her career as a broodmare, she transitioned from racing to second career with Abbie Fischer. Abbie found Timber’s forever home with Brooke. Timber’s new best friend, Brooke, has been

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Tracking Our Former Horses

I have been involved with Wasabi Ventures Stables since its inception with a role that grew along with the business. Starting as the Community Evangelist, I added responsibilities and gained the title the Director of Community. In time I saw the need to focus on aftercare and, again, added to

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Crazy Bernice- October 2021

Crazy Bernice was a member of Wasabi Ventures Stables barns in the spring of 2018. WVS claimed her at the end of March, and in her very next race she was claimed away at the end of May. Her stay may have been short, but with a name such as

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Sevilla Sangria- Update 1

From Lauren Floyd, WVS club member: It’s been a little over a month since I claimed Sevilla Sangria (now nicknamed “Ria”) out of her last race at Timonium. She spent about a week at DeNovo Farm in Maryland before shipping down to a small farm in Mason Neck, Virginia. Ria

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Midnight Shine Update- September 2021

In February 2019, trainer Jesse Cruz dropped a claim slip for Midnight Shine at Oaklawn Park for Wasabi Ventures Stables. It wasn’t a great race for Midnight Shine, but Wasabi did win the claim. Unfortunately, shortly after Midnight Shine joined Jesse’s barn, some health issues were discovered. While he could

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Peyton Place- Update 16

Peyton had an easy month, including mainly trail riding and a few fitness rides. We are continuing our dressage lessons. The plan was to go to a dressage show this week, however, the horse show entries were full. We plan to enter a dressage show in August and compete at

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Q&A with This Old Horse

Where is This Old Horse based?Our home base is in Hastings, Minnesota, located within the greater metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  We have seven other farms we manage in the area.  Our foster network expands throughout Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. How did your program begin?In 2012, This Old Horse was founded to

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Q&A with The Foxie G Foundation

Where is Foxie G based? It is based at the Summer Wind Farm in Union Bridge, Maryland. How did this rescue group begin? Foxie G Foundation began on September 14, 2012, in honor of the memory of a racehorse named Foxie G. What makes your program unique? In addition to

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Q&A with New Start

Where is New Start based? It is based at Penn National and is a program of the Pennsylvania Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association (PAHBPA). How long has your group been active? In 2013 the PAHBPA decided to create an in-house program. The program is staffed by only Lauren. There is

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