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Chestnut Thoroughbred mare

This OTTB is beginning a career in dressage.

2005 K. Blocksdorf
Definition: The initials OTTB stand for 'off the track Thoroughbred'. Off the track Thoroughbreds are ex-race horses. When a Thoroughbred's racing career is over, they often find second careers as pleasure horses, polo ponies, dressage horses, hunters and jumpers.

OTTBs might not be the best choice for a first horse. Many have soundness issues that may take months to sort out, and their training will be basic. Many will be relatively young.

Also Known As: ex-race horse
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