Keeneland January Sale 2018 – Horse Lover’s Math

Unlike Keeneland’s September sale which offers only yearlings, Keeneland’s January sale is an all ages sale. This year’s catalog included six hundred seventy-seven broodmares and broodmare prospects, six hundred twenty-eight short yearlings, two hundred sixty-four horses of racing age, and thirteen stallions. Horse Talk – short yearling: a yearling horse that has just turned a year…

pole bending race

Young Rider Wins Pole Bending Championship

“Now that’s a cowgirl,” the announcer said as Brookside Elementary School’s Lauren Flaherty, riding her sister’s horse, Rocky, rode their victory lap. A month later, Lauren, a hard-working seventh-grader, headed to the National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Gallup, N.M., because of her accomplishments on May 19, 2013 in the California state finals. Lauren was…