Aubrey Graham

Aubrey Graham

Thoroughbred Logic: The Starter Kit

“So according to me (from the point of view of an Eventer making sweeping statements), here’s a ‘where to skimp, where to focus’ on the ins-and-outs of getting started and getting on regarding tack.”

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Thoroughbred Logic: Thankful for the Thoroughbred

“… each time I swing my leg over a Thoroughbred, I am grateful that, in fact, that is exactly what I am riding.”

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Thoroughbred Logic, Presented by OTTB United: Hanging Out

“… when I ask a horse to hang out, I don’t need anything from them but their company and their manners.”

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Thoroughbred Logic, Presented by OTTB United: Buying The Appropriate Horse (A Seller’s Perspective)

“… if that barefoot, forage-only Thoroughbred needs shoes as the ground gets harder, or needs grain to help

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OTTB United: Thoroughbred Buying and Selling Made Easy

“It sounds hyperbolic, but the app has taken all of the challenges and frustrations from trying to sell

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Thoroughbred Logic, Presented by OTTB United: The Post-Track Body Crash

“Transitioning [Thoroughbreds] from track to farm can be finicky business. But getting it right is essential, because folks,

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Thoroughbred Logic, Presented by OTTB United: Horses That Inspire Community

“Those who own Thoroughbreds at some point or another, struggle with their feet, their condition, their brains, and

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Thoroughbred Logic, Presented by OTTB United: Trust, Patience and a Little Smarts

“Trust and patience help transform the off-track horses that come here into quiet and manageable creatures on the

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Thoroughbred Logic, Presented by OTTB United: Lunge Right

“There’s always more to do, always more ways to do it. But, even if you’re like me and

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Thoroughbred Logic, Presented by OTTB United: Three Ground Work Essentials

Today’s Thoroughbred Logic addresses three key ground work exercises: working on a loose lead, giving, and moving over.

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Thoroughbred Logic, Presented by OTTB United: Get the Image

“…being present as vets bring internal equine data to light has made me realize just how complicated these

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Thoroughbred Logic, Presented by OTTB United: What’s in a Name?

“These names are the ties that allow people who loved that horse during their lifetime to find them.

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Thoroughbred Logic, Presented by OTTB United: Incremental but Effective

“Ever see someone assume that they can just kick into the trot on a spicy horse? I bet

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Thoroughbred Logic, Presented by OTTB United: Why We Clinic

“… this is where clinics are cool. So when 10 Thoroughbreds and around 40 folks who share a

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Thoroughbred Logic: Low Bar, High Hopes

“One trick to showing and enjoying it — and therefore a trick to owning, loving, and competing your

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Thoroughbred Logic: Pedigrees and Horoscopes

This week’s Thoroughbred Logic tackles the age-old question: nature vs. nurture? How much does a horse’s pedigree play

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Thoroughbred Logic: Before the Second Career (Foal Life)

“I loved all of them and now I love watching them grow and learn in some of the

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Thoroughbred Logic: Habits on the Circle

“Circles are great for both identifying . . . underlying patterns and foundational holes and using that very

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Thoroughbred Logic: 50 Shades of Green

“I use their amount/shade/type of green to set the bar and therefore my expectations. Such expectations translate into

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Thoroughbred Logic: So You Don’t Want To Go Fast…

This week’s Thoroughbred Logic discusses what you can do to keep these smart, sensitive and capable horses balanced,

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Thoroughbred Logic: Just Ignore Them

“…with patience, a healthy dose of good equitation and amply honed ‘ignoring’ skills, it usually doesn’t take too

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Thoroughbred Logic: Aim For The Whole Story

“In short, the better information one has, the more complete the story, the better a shot one has

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Thoroughbred Logic: Be Fair

Want respectful and well-behaved, happy horses? A key (but certainly not the only) component is this: Be fair.

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Thoroughbred Logic: Hit the Trails

Welcome to the next installment of Thoroughbred Logic. In this weekly series, Anthropologist and trainer Aubrey Graham, of Kivu

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Thoroughbred Logic: Getting Turnout Right

“Sometimes, the key to getting the horses going right for their people, is in fact, other horses (and

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