Ask The Experts

Photo by Alys Emson/Lane's End

Ask The Experts #22

Q: I am wondering how often the mares are able to deliver the foals without any assistance from the staff…. Continue Reading

Photo by Alys Emson/Lane's End

Ask The Experts #21

Q: How will Zenyatta’s daily routine change as she gets closer to foaling? A: Routine is one of the most… Continue Reading

Zenyatta enjoying some winter mud. Photo by Alys Emson.

Ask The Experts #20

Q: I consider Alys an expert! Does she have any advice for taking these wonderful photos? Not just equipment (although… Continue Reading

Fillies in the paddock at Lane's End. Photo by Kyle Acebo.

Ask The Experts #19

Q: Sales have always fascinated me but I don’t have a full understanding of all the mechanics of them. How… Continue Reading

12Z out in the paddock in October. Photo by Alys Emson.

Ask The Experts #18

Q: What do you feed 12Z now that he is weaned? Do you feed all foals the same way, or… Continue Reading

12Z turned out with fellow weanlings in October. Photo by Alys Emson/Lane's End.

Ask The Experts #17

Q: I was wondering how Lane’s End handles the care of weanlings and yearlings. I know a number of larger… Continue Reading

Zenyatta enjoying time in her paddock.

Ask The Experts #16

Happy Friday! We have an exciting five days of posts planned for next week. Each day, we will be announcing… Continue Reading

Zenyatta in her stall. Photo by Kyle Acebo.

Ask The Experts #15

Q: I always hear that the large Kentucky farms (and others, too) have their horses in the barn during the… Continue Reading

Photo by Alys Emson/Lane's End

Ask The Experts #14

Q: How much ‘training’ do the yearlings undergo (in handling, etc.) and what is the next step in their development… Continue Reading

Zenyatta in her paddock. Photo by Alys Emson

Ask The Experts #13

Q: When a racing thorougbred is retired from the track with the intention of being bred, do they generally settle… Continue Reading