First Time StartersPosted April 2, 2006
Getting horses prepared for their first career starts can be one of the most rewarding and challenging aspects of training.
With claiming horses you already have a base-line on where your horse belongs and it is often the case of good maintenance and care that keeps them at a certain level.
Young horses with untapped potential have to learn how to race. Assessing the horse's strengths and weaknesses are a constant challenge while juggling fitness, knowledge and taltent, the training of a young horse is time consuming and requires a lot of patience.