Why Thoroughbreds?

Why Thoroughbreds?

Part of our mission at Riders Up! is that we use Off the Track Thoroughbreds (OTTB) as our lesson horses. You might be wondering what an OTTB is and why do we use them? Johnny Hurricane placing 2nd in his first race. OTTB stands for Off the Track Thoroughbred, which...
The Outside of a Horse…

The Outside of a Horse…

By Jenny Schneider Schneider Farms Proprietor and Trainer Have you ever watched a “horse show” on TV? Ever read a horse book? I’m that girl… the kid who wanted to take riding lessons but could never afford to. Without my parents’ help or...
My Thoroughbred Story

My Thoroughbred Story

I have always been a huge horse racing fan. There aren’t many Kentucky Derbies that I’ve missed and I watch racing any chance I get. These days I am fortunate enough to be able to write for a handicapper, covering the latest news and recapping weekend...