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Stolen Thunder; Legendary Racehorse and World Class Show Jumper

The incomparable Stolen Thunder performed well in whatever was asked of him, both on a racetrack and the very best of international show jump arenas. Foaled in 1979, the ‘I’m Scarlet’ gelding won an impressive $169,000 in prizemoney over 80 starts, with 13 wins, 10 seconds and four thirds under legendary trainer the late Barry […]

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Super Exceed and Kings Heaven

Two clever geldings, that don’t have a win to their names between them on the track. Kings Heaven had 11 race starts for no wins or placings on the track and is now competing under the name of Down To Business. Super Exceed, a gelding by Exceed And Excel that recorded nine starts for no […]

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Sutters Pride, the standardbred who loves to jump

Sutters Pride started life on the track with six race starts for no wins or placings and a grand total of $485 in prize money. Now with Veronique Vanderklift, the Sutter Hanover gelding has shown his talent for jumping! We caught up with Veronique and Sutters Pride at the Off the Track WA Eventing Grand […]

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Nogo Kal, Champion Agility Horse

Nogo Kal, a gelding by Saxon out of Sylvia’s Smile, was bred by Mr G J Edwards and foaled on the 13 September 2008. The gelding was trained by Neville Parnham, however did not show much promise on the track, only having two trials, and ran last at both attempts. Nogo Kal was retired from […]

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Audacia, the state or quality of being bold

The Husson Lightning gelding had one trial at Bunbury before he was retired. Alfie as he is fondly known, spent some time in Kalgoorlie where he did a little bit of dressage and show jumping. Jo Jacobs then purchased Alfie and the pair have now been together for two years. We caught up with Jo […]

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RWWA Seeking Re-Trainers for Off the Track WA Program

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today released a tender for the provision of re-trainers to assist its Off the Track WA Retraining Program, supporting with the assessment, education and training of retired racehorses. The Off the Track WA Retraining Program forms part of RWWA’s WA Racehorse Welfare Plan to further safeguard the wellbeing […]

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How Can I Purchase Off The Track WA Merchandise?

Off the Track WA (OTTWA) merchandise is a great way to proudly show your support for off the track standardbreds and thoroughbreds, enjoying their second careers! Merchandise is available to be purchased in person or over the phone with a postage option during OTTWA clinics and events. Details of the items available, pricing and a […]

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SLM Flirting; From Racehorse to One Of Australasia’s Most Successful Show Horses

SLM Flirting, who raced as Klairson, may have begun his ridden career as an unsuccessful racehorse, but he finished it as one of the most successful show hacks in Australasia. The 1998 Prince Salieri gelding had eight starts for $3,600 in prize money, for east coast trainer Alan Bailey. Retired in 2002, Max, as he […]

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Taking Care of Your Horse; Equine Husbandry, Vital Signs & Medical Kit

There’s nothing more rewarding as a horse owner and rider, than having a happy and healthy horse as your equine partner. While there’s a large combination of factors that contribute to this, every owner should maintain staple equine husbandry routines, be aware of vital signs and have a well-stocked medical kit on hand to help […]

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Goandcullect, the standardbred gelding that is now collecting in the show jumping arena.

Aj as he is fondly known, had 66 starts for four wins, two seconds, three thirds and $26,066 in prize money. Amy Kennedy has had many thoroughbreds in her time, however it was time to try something a little different. She headed to the Albany trots and was pointed in the direction of AJ, it […]

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