The Importance of Forage for Horses: Why Every Horse Owner Needs to Take This Seriously

When you visit Leighton Farm, the home of Thoroughbred Placement Resources, you will notice how relaxed and healthy all of the horses are. Our feeding program has a substantial impact on giving the horses a sense of well-being. A large component is the amount of forage our horses have access to. As a horseman with …

Honoring Stevis Man

The one and only Stevis Man retired from racing in October 2022 completing a race career of 74 starts, 26 wins, 8 seconds and 8 thirds. His lifetime earnings were $437,208. Presque Isle Downs where Stevis Man won 20 of his 26 career wins has named a race to honor this great horse. The Stevis …

The Hardest Thing

I’ve been riding Stevie consistently and now it’s time to begin work on the canter.  Introducing the canter to retired racehorses is one of the hardest things to address when laying down a new foundation.  Relaxation is a must but the horse believes I am asking him to gallop and that’s understandable because he has …