The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

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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  • File Size 3.1MB

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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  • File Size 3.2MB

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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  • File Size 1.7MB

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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  • File Size 4.6MB

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...

1/18/2014 Southeast: Beyond Pleasant

  • January 28, 2014
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  • File Size 1.6MB

Helen and Joe Barbazon step up for Florida at Pleasant Acres by Michael Compton Destiny, some believe, is not a matter of chance but of choice. For Joe and Helen Barbazon of Pleasant Acres Farm near Morriston...

1/11/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Family Farming

  • January 22, 2014
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Saratoga Stud bolstered by O'Cains and fifth-generation farmer Rick Burke. by Phil Janack Not 15 minutes from the main gate at Saratoga Race Course, along a paved, two-lane road that winds through...

1/11/2014 West Coast: Roaring Back

  • January 22, 2014
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  • File Size 4.3MB

Smiling Tiger keys California upswing at Premier Thoroughbreds by Jack Shinar "Moneyball," The National best-selling book and successful 2011 movie, showed it was possible for the low-budget...

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