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RRP at Southern Equine Expo
February 24 @ 8:00 am - February 26 @ 5:00 pm
Come learn about the Retired Racehorse Project at the Southern Equine Expo in Murfreesboro, TN!
RRP President Steuart Pittman will be giving clinics and lectures, and the expo will feature a Thoroughbred Makeover Preview and another Thoroughbred Makeover Rematch.
Here’s the schedule:
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24
“Taking Flight” clinic (10:30-11:30 AM)
A session about teaching horses to jump with OTTBs as demo horses.
“Becoming a Professional Horse Trainer” lecture (2:00-2:45 PM)
A seminar about how to get started, with training off-track Thoroughbreds as a model.
“On the Bit and In Front of the Leg” clinic (3:30-4:15 PM)
Basic dressage, with OTTBs as demo horses.
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25
Thoroughbred Makeover 2017 Preview (10:15-11:05 AM)
Meet recently retired racehorses just starting their journey to the Retired Racehorse Project’s $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover, scheduled for October 5-8 at the Kentucky Horse Park. Learn why they were selected, what they knew at the start, and how quickly they learn about their new sports.
Thoroughbred Makeover Rematch (12:15-1:15 PM)
Four Thoroughbred racehorses in four second careers will battle it out for your vote. Each will demonstrate the skills that they learned training for the Retired Racehorse Project’s 2016 $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover. $1,000 in prize money distributed based on your text voting. Horses and riders to be announced.
“Selecting and Re-starting the Off-Track Thoroughbred” lecture (3:00-3:50)
Join Makeover trainers in a panel discussion.
More information on the RRP expo sessions available here: http://www.retiredracehorseproject.org/horse-world-expo/1338-rrp-at-the-southern-equine-expo
Click here for the full expo schedule: http://www.southernequineexpo.com/schedule/