Horse Channel

Thoroughbreds: life after the track (Part 2)

Every year thousands of Thoroughbred horses are retired from the racetrack. While every horse is different and some will be more suitable to certain equine pursuits than others, in general Thoroughbreds have even temperaments and are athletic, intelligent and durable. These qualities together with the constant handling they experience during their racing career, means that with the correct retraining, facilities ...

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Cape fire affects equine community

The Cape fire, originating in Muizenburg, broke out on 1 March; strong winds fed the fire even more, resulting in the fire spreading even further across Cape Town. Horses have been affected as a result.

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L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate

In January this year, trainer Brett Crawford and jockey Bernard Fayd’Herbe won the Grade 1 R1 million L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate over 1,600m with the Dynasty colt, Futura.

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Riding in France

Being able to ride the trails of France’s Loire Valley is an opportunity of a lifetime. Every path leads to grand chateaux, vineyards & fascinating museums.

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The modern Arabian

The South African Arab National Championships is the highlight of the Arabian showing calendar, and 2014 was no exception. Last year made its mark in history by offering a number of new classes never seen at Nationals before, embracing other disciplines in which the Arab horse excels.

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