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Ahhhh, roomy. Two Thoroughbreds from Healing Arenas in California moved into a bigger barn this week. The move comes as demand for wonderfully talented OTTBs grows.

‘We’re gonna need a bigger barn’

To keep up with demand for well-trained Thoroughbreds migrating from the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF, Inc.) fields into the hands of veterans, mounted police units, and riders, a California-based trainer has expanded her facility and capacity to train OTTBs. The need for more space has grown out of the demand on Baker for the services of a herd of wonderfully talented TRF horses, says Julie Baker of Healing Arenas, Inc. Chuckling over the famous line from the movie Jaws, “We’re gonna need a bigger boat,” Baker admits that like the courageous fishermen in the film, her farm needed to cast […]