Training Racehorses

First – A short Film

Random Acts Film

Last summer we had the pleasure of opening the gates of Saint Wendred’s to talented young director Alejandro Ahedo Perez and his team. As part of his university degree at the Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, and funded by Channel 4, Alejandro directed and produced a short film on our philosophy at Gansera-Leveque Racing… You may have seen a…

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Where are they now?

Thoroughbred arfter-care

Back to blogging! Boy has the time flown by…….. There are so many topics to write about, I always try to give it a current spin.  One subject that we will always have to think about is: what happens to all the racehorses after their career? The good ones go to the breeding shed of course…

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Equine Transformers

Equine Transformer

The great thing about working with young horses , is the change that takes place in front of your very own eyes. It’s so rewarding. When you are caught up in the day to day reality of running a racing operation you don’t always have a camera to hand or think of taking pictures all the…

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May the Force be with YOU

Force of Destiny racetrack Schooling

With horses like Storm Troupour and Force of Destiny under our care , Saint Wendred’s is  sporting a Star Wars theme these days. In weather like todays you definitely need grit , determination and some “Force” on your side. This weekend we spent a lot of time at Chelmsford racecourse ticking all the boxes, a…

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Yearling season

yearlings get their teeth done

Every new arrival at Saint Wendred’s gets their teeth checked right away, regardless of age. This time of the year all trainers are busy getting “their babies” going and cantering on the heath. So, before bitting a horse, it’s best to get their teeth done. Youngsters often have sharp points needing to be smoothed, and wolf teeth that…

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Farrier Friday

Farrier Friday

Wow, the wonderful time of the year, turned into the manic time of the year, and, before you know it: no blogposts in November…. I’ll have to work on that one! The next few weeks I will be focusing on feet, because as most of you have probably heard the saying: “No hoof, No horse” there is…

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Seprani

It’s sales season, a very busy season Who doesn’t love the hustle and bustle of this time of year? Stephane and I have been jetting up and down the country and across (the channel) to our homelands to be present at some of Europe’s greatest sales. The best one, of course, is right on our doorstep:…

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