At Wasabi Ventures Stables as much as we are excited about seeing the winner’s circle, we also are focused on ensuring that each of our horses has a safe and happy retirement. In that vein, Michele Pesula Kuegler has taken on the role of Director of Aftercare. Michele is a lifelong animal advocate, who now focuses on Thoroughbreds. In the role of Director of Aftercare, Michele has acquainted herself with numerous Thoroughbred retirement programs and has published several interviews with these groups. In the coming months more interviews will be published. Additionally, the social communication team has focused on highlighting…
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At Wasabi Ventures Stables, we like to think of ourselves as a tight-knit community. Recently, we learned that this thinking is true. Sadly, on Saturday, June 29th, there was a spill at Laurel Park. One of the involved horses was our own Detroit Cowboy. Although DC was fine, the jockey riding him, Felix E. Pinero, was not. Unsure of the severity and nature of his injuries, he was airlifted to shock trauma. At the hospital it was determined that he had a broken femur, which required surgery; he also had a number of lacerations and abrasions. He was released from…
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