Buying & Selling
What I look for in a mare
Buying & Selling
Highlight mares I have purchased
Buying & Selling
Front Leg Conformation
• Various front leg conformations can lead to soundness problems during a horse’s career. For instance, a base-narrow horse often correlates with a horse toeing in, causing uneven distribution of ...
Buying & Selling
Hind Leg Conformation
• A horse’s hind leg is the lever that ensures maximum push from behind • Conformation of a hind leg varies between turf and dirt horses • Conformations to avoid include sickle hocks, straig...
Buying & Selling
Knee Conformation
Given the amount of weight and force carried through them, a horse’s knees are among their most important structures. Ideally, horses will be clean and flat through their knees. Issues resulting...
Buying & Selling
Hoof Conformation
The hoof is among the most important things to look at when inspecting a horse – a poor hoof conformation will generally lead to other soundness issues. Look for balance, a clean hoof wall with n...
Hit The Road scores impressively on opening day at Del Mar
Racing
Hit The Road scores impressively on opening day at Del Mar
Talented three-year-old More Than Ready colt Hit The Road won the Listed Oceanside Stakes in impressive fashion at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club for trainer Dan Blacker. Taking a sit in behind the sp...
The process of purchasing a yearling
Buying & Selling
The process of purchasing a yearling
When purchasing a yearling, there are various stages which I go through to ensure I am providing my clients with the best chance of purchasing a yearling that will get them into the winners circle. ...
The differences between a sprinting type and staying type
Breeding
The differences between a sprinting type and staying type
When examining a horse, it is important to know the differences between a sprinting and a staying type, particularly for a bloodstock agent as I am then able to provide my client with the style of hor...