Articles Tagged 'Raina Paucar'

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog

Find Out How Massage Can Benefit Your Ex-Racehorse

Many horses have issues with balance, straightness or restricted range of motion, especially off-the-track-thoroughbreds. Issues like stiffness, poor flexibility, high head carriage, wrong leads, difficulty circling, weak hind end, heavy on the forehand or a limited ability for collection. ...

Darley’s Travel Blog

Equitrekking.com’s Top 10 Articles of 2012

Introducing the most popular articles, as measured by your clicks, on Equitrekking.com in 2012. Your picks included several from Karen Braschayko's Dream Jobs series, equine art, OTTB trainers, Raina Paucar's horse breed profiles, riding California's High Sierras and more. ...

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog

A Horse Racing Family’s Perspective on “Breakdown”

A former professional female jockey from a horse racing family responds to The New York Times BREAKDOWN series.  Raina and her ex-racehorse, Bahamut / ©Edgar Paucar The recent articles in The New York Times series: BREAKDOWN Death and disarray at America’s racetracks i...

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog

Standing at The Mounting Block With Your OTTB

There was a time when I could place my left foot lightly in the irons and spring up like a pogo stick. Well, those days are long gone for me. If I try to do that nowadays, I’ll hear a snap, crackle, pop and have something sore the next day. So, I now use a mounting block to get on my large 1...

Ex-Racehorse Adoption Blog

My Personal Off The Track Thoroughbred Adoption Story

My Off TheTrack Thoroughbred Adoption Story Begins With Reservations And Reward. by Raina Paucar   Bahamut and Raina during a training session ©Angie Sanchez My horse, "Bahamut" is an ex-racehorse, otherwise known as an Off the Track Thoroughbred or OTTB. As a Thorough...