Hoof Beats September 2023


Taking the Torch
Nancy Takter finds Hambletonian glory with Tactical Approach
by James Witherite

Hambo Heights
Exploring a century of Hambletonian history
by Kathy Parker

Jugger Joe
The man who made the Little Brown Jug a classic
by Dean A. Hoffman



Profile: Annas Lucky Star
Head of the Class
Annas Lucky Star in a league of her own
by Neil Milbert

Horse Care
Breathe Easy
An overview of airway abnormalities
by Hope Ellis-Ashburn

Life After Racing
Calm During the Storm
Shark’s Legacy finds a new calling as both a trail companion and therapeutic riding horse
by Megan Rider

Equine Clinic
A Joint Effort
Fractured elbow cannot stop veteran pacer Chocolate Biskit
by Kimberly A. Rinker

Shoeing News
A Break in the Action
Recovering from coffin bone fractures
by Steve Stanley


The Director’s Chair
by Joe Faraldo
Finding Good Friends Abroad
Working with our international racing counterparts enriches and strengthens our sport back home

Under Wraps
by Tim Bojarski
Remembering Tom White
Longtime Little Brown Jug publicity director was universally liked

Food for Thought
by Tom LaMarra
A Better Solution?
An alternative to HISA is nearing fruition


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