Tag: Horse racing

More from the Kentucky Oaks and Derby

  There are still so many stories and memories to share from the trip to last week’s Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby. It was like a sensory overload at times for me – so many people and things to see, so many horses to watch, so much to soak in so I wouldn’t miss anything

Highlights of our Kentucky Derby adventure

Wow. A simple word to describe our recent experience at the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby. A dream come true for me to attend these races where I watched history being made. 2 In addition to amazing, sunny weather in Louisville, our days went off without a hitch. We met many people, saw beautiful horses,

On the road to the Kentucky Oaks and Derby

If you know me, even just from reading this blog, you know I have loved horses since I was a child. I rode hunter/jumpers for many years until my bone cancer diagnosis and surgery replaced my femur with titanium. One of my jobs before my diagnosis was exercising race horses. Despite not being able to

Touring Kentucky’s horse racing farms

I’ve been obsessed with horses since I was a child. I started riding horses when I was nine, evolving into a hunter/jumper rider and then dressage. I exercised racehorses in college and had visions of becoming a horse veterinarian. I followed horse racing, getting a subscription to The Blood Horse magazine and watching races on