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This section contains materials to help those in the Standardbred industry to be better at what they do. Whether training, breeding, driving or caring for a horse, we want everyone in the sport to achieve the highest possible level of success. Additional topics will be added in the future, so please check back from time to time.

USTA Yearling Prep Video
This two-hour production covers all the issues of concern when preparing a young horse for public sale and eventual training and racing. Topics range from weaning to forage to preparing a yearling socially for their racing life ahead.

Viewers get the benefit of decades of experience in just two hours from Albert Adams, speaking of his years producing top notch yearlings at Almahurst Farm in Kentucky and his own Winterwood Farm in Ohio.
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'Stallion Selection' transcript
There are dozens, if not hundreds of choices the mare owner can make in choosing a stallion to mate with their mare. The selection process is made ever more difficult by the years one must wait to find out if the cross was a successful one. Read the transcript of a seminar in early 2012 with Dr. Bridgette Jablonsky of Hanover Shoe Farms, along with Joe Thomson and Garrett Bell of Winbak Farm to learn more about the decision-making process.

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