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Kristen Kovatch

Kristen Kovatch

BLM’s New Adoption Incentive Program Pays Out $1000 Per Adopted Horse or Burro

In an effort to increase more adoptions of wild horses and burros, the Bureau of Land Management introduced an incentive program earlier this year. Get the details here.

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Kristen Kovatch

#goriding ‘Grams of the Week

Another week of horse life, rounded up in your images!

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Kristen Kovatch

Book Review: ‘Taking Shergar’

‘Thoroughbred Racing’s Most Famous Cold Case,’ by Milton C. Toby.

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Kristen Kovatch

UPDATE: Stronach Group Issues Statement

The Stronach Group, the owner of Santa Anita Park, has issued a statement promising sweeping changes to California racing after a 22nd horse broke down on the main track this morning. There have been no further statements issued about the surface of the track itself.

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Kristen Kovatch

First Annual Give Back to Go Scholarship Awarded to Thoroughbred Makeover Trainers

“The Give Back to Go Scholarship may just have launched a movement — of paying it forward, looking outside of one’s own experience and raising awareness of off-track Thoroughbreds in new and creative ways.”

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Kristen Kovatch

On This, the First Monday of Daylight Saving Time

A battle speech for fellow equestrians, on this, the longest Monday of the year.

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Kristen Kovatch

Santa Anita Closes Indefinitely After Deaths of 21 Horses

Since the Santa Anita meet opened on December 26, 21 horses have died while training or racing on the main and turf tracks. After another fatality on March 5, the track announced it would be closed indefinitely for evaluation.

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Kristen Kovatch

Retired Racehorse Project’s ‘Sire Madness’ is Back for 2019

Combining the best parts of March Madness — so, you know, the bracket — with the 16 most popular Thoroughbred sires of sport horses, the Retired Racehorse Project has rolled out “Sire Madness” for another year.

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Kristen Kovatch

#goriding ‘Grams of the Week

Another week of horse life, rounded up in your images!

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Kristen Kovatch

Race Horse to Ranch Horse: Cross Training

“I was gratified not only to see him go so nicely for another rider, but to know that

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