The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

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...

2/8/2014 Southeast: Back on the Bridle

  • February 19, 2014
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John and Leslie Malone seek to revitalize historic Bridlewood Farm By Michael Compton If there is a template for success, it's a safe bet that John and Leslie Malone, the new owners of Bridlewood Farm...

2/8/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Pride of Pa.

  • February 19, 2014
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Houghton family’s Sylmar Farm early home to Princess of Sylmar By Steve Haskin The Houghton family can best be described as straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting, portraying a slice of Americana many...

2/1/2014 Midwest/Canada: Steady Hand

  • February 11, 2014
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Mapleville Farms and Sherry McLean stay stable in changing times by Lenny Shulman In the mIdst of the instability that has befallen the Thoroughbred industry in Ontario over the past two years, at least...

1/18/2014 Southwest: Rising Star

  • January 28, 2014
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  • File Size 3.4MB

Dr. Linda Robbins grows Starfish Stallions near Hot Springs by Evan Hammonds Dr. Linda Robbins didn't return to Arkansas to start a new stallion operation; getting more involved on the racing side...

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