Beyond the Blinkers

Esther Marr commentary on Thoroughbred retirement, aftercare, and interesting stories

February 2010 - Posts

Thoroughbreds in Tinsel Town

In this entry, I examined how real horses portrayed some of the creatures in "Avatar," and I interviewed Hollywood horse trainer Cari Swanson about what former Thoroughbred racehorses have been retrained to star in various films.... Read More

New Blog: Behind-the-Scenes Experiences and Happy Endings

This blog will take a look at some of my fun, behind-the-scenes experiences and oddball encounters while working in the Thoroughbred industry, and it will also include some of the rescue stories and triumphs in racing that often get lost in the shuffle, but need to be told. In my first entry, I will share with you the retirement and retraining story of Buster Bailey.... Read More

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