Turning a Gift Horse into a Race Horse

My uncle who owns a horse ranch gave me a horse for my 21st birthday. Most people give people my age a car if they want to give something expensive. I got something that uses horse power, but it wasn’t quite what I expected. I wasn’t prepared to take care of a horse, and I really didn’t know what to do with one. My uncle suggested that I should try putting the horse through racehorse training so it can be a professional racer. He believed that with enough work, the horse could make it to some of the big horse races and win.

My uncle and I took the horse to a local facility that trains horses to race. The horses go through a rigorous process of speed building and jumping to make them faster and build up the strength in their leg muscles. (more…)