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Horse Racing/strapping horses


hello sir. do you encourage your grooms to strap their horses? i mean, banging the horse muscles using disk shaped pads made out of wool.

hi i have never heard of that type of treatment for sore muscles but it may be a good thing if used regularly. we just massage the horse with a linamnet after they have their baths and are cooled out as a daily treatment if they tend to have sore muscles after the training. thanks  ED HESS

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Ed Hess


Have trained thoroughbreds for 30 odd years. Have been a licensed trainer for that long of time. I continue to train my race horses and thoroughly enjoy every day.


Experience: Licensed trainer for over 30 yrs. Have had lots of winners in all different types of races - from bottom claimers to top quality stakes winners. My best money winner was Aristocratic Cross (multiple stakes winner). My best claiming horse was Navajo Family, winner of 12 races in one year. I still enjoy racing a modest stable of horses each year.

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