Nogo Kal

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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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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Satiric and Ima Lovalover

Two horses at different stages in their off the track careers. Ima Lovalover is by Love A Dane and had five trials, before heading to Esperance where he had four race starts to run last or second last at all of them, he was then retired. Satiric was slightly more successful on the track, he […]

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Double Irish, enjoying his career in dressage

The Bletchley Park gelding who now enjoys country living with a side of dressage. Double Irish had 18 race starts for two wins, two seconds and $16,005 in prize money. He had a few different trainers in his time including the likes of Justin Warwick and Ivan Haggerty. Now retired, Double Irish has teamed up […]

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Coach in the spotlight, Elaine Greene

With a wealth of knowledge within the equestrian industry, Off the Track WA is excited to have Elaine on board as a part of our clinics and events held in partnership with Equestrian Western Australia. Elaine has extensive experience with thoroughbreds, having bred, pre-trained and prepared horses for the yearling sales for a number of […]

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Hy Royale, what an exciting career this pocket rocket is having!

Finishing his racing career with 113 race starts for 20 wins, 22 placings and $263,564 in prize money. The Lotsa Clout gelding won the Group 2 Governors Cup, Listed 4YO Classic and also raced in the 2012 Inter Dominion Championship. After retiring in 2013, Hy Royale with rider Kelly Mckellar are now flying the flag […]

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Jamaican Rum turned Millionaire of the show ring

Terry and Pauline Van Heythuysen attended a clearance sale at Duncraig Stud in the latter part of the 1980s where they purchased a young horse by Beau Sovereign from the mare L’Amourette. They named the gelding Jamaican Rum, and began his racing career in the eastern states before travelling to Western Australia. Jamaican Rum retired […]

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Vallentino, the show stopping standardbred!

Originally unnamed, Vallentino’s racing career never gained momentum.  Proving more successful under saddle than in harness, he’s certainly grown into a stunning ridden mount with owner Alex Markowski. Vallentino, or Bobby to most, deservingly catches the eye of judges at breed and show horse events. He has brought home a number of Champion and Supreme […]

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