The Blood-Horse Regionals

Stories about North American farm owners, racehorse owners, and breeders from the pages of The Blood-Horse magazine.

4/26/2014 Southwest: Stronger Than Storms

  • May 06, 2014
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Sam Stevens has seen it all and keeps winning by Lenny Shulman There is a sandstorm blowing through the West Texas Plains, reports Sam E. Stevens, hardly bothered by the blowing dust. In fact, Stevens...

4/12/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Giant Start

  • April 22, 2014
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Frost Giant is paying off for Andrew Cohen by Lenny Shulman Andrew Cohen, 57, is an amiable man, quick with a quip even if the punch line is inf licted upon himself. He has carved out a big career on Wall...

3/29/2014 Southwest: Investing in Texas

  • April 08, 2014
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Century Acres a new player in Lone Star State by Esther Marr About 40 miles northwest of Houston, Texas, in an area known for the horse farms that populate its sandy soil and gently rolling hills, there...

3/22/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Solid as a Rock

  • April 01, 2014
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Rockridge Stud and Lere Visagie are off to a fast start by Lenny Shulman Lere Visagie has broken from the gate like a rocket with his Rockridge Stud near Hudson, N.Y., a testament to his long track record...

3/8/2014 Southeast: Testing Partners

  • March 18, 2014
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Florida herd helped shape today’s medication rules by Frank Angst While to observers they may look like any other horses enjoying the day in a paddock near Gainesville, Fla., the eight horses currently...

3/1/2014 Midwest/Canada: Fine Vintage

  • March 11, 2014
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Stallion business growing at Leigh Ann and Kerry Hopper’s RichWine Farm by Claire Novak When Leigh Ann Hopper talks about building an Indiana breeding operation from the ground up with her husband, Kerry...

3/1/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: A New Heritage

  • March 11, 2014
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Drs. Bowman, Louis Merryman offer new stallion operation in Maryland by Evan Hammonds Just as the Thoroughbred breeding industry in Maryland veered from the abyss, a pair of local upstarts with no land...

2/15/2014 Southwest: Comfortable Shave

  • February 25, 2014
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Horses bed better thanks to S & S Farms' shavings by Gary McMillen It's 5:30 in the morning and a flat-bed truck with a bumper sticker that reads: "Eat Beef--The West Wasn't Won on...

2/8/2014 West Coast: Going to Town

  • February 19, 2014
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Tom and Debi Stull thrive with Tommy Town Thoroughbreds by Tracy Gantz Most people have fond memories of the horse that lured them further into racehorse ownership. Not Tom Stull. His distinct recollection...

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