OTTB Third Regiment Goes Home…Again

In early March, Maryland-based trainer Pat Dale was preparing Third Regiment, a Pennsylvania-bred retired Thoroughbred racehorse, for the next step in his second career: a performance in the Battle of the X’s in Texas, after which he’d be auctioned off to a buyer approved by Remember Me Rescue, which was coordinating the event.

Third Regiment jumps. Photo by Pat Dale.

With thirty years of experience buying, training, and selling horses, Dale knows that what she does is a business, and through the course of her career, she’s bid farewell to dozens, if not hundreds, of horses. But this one was different.

“I’m going to cry when I leave him,” she said at the time.

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Featured image: Third Regiment & Tara Ziegler, photo credit Pat Dale.

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