3rd Quarter Update from SC and OK


Olivia’s Herd in South Carolina: When it rains it pours… Things have been pleasantly uneventful for many months but in the last three weeks we have had a series of four hoof abscesses. South Carolina was dry for so long and recently had quite a bit of rain causing foot issues within the herd. The vet has been out weekly checking the horses and working on them but we are still battling some foot/lameness issues. On the other hand, the rain was needed to get the last cuttings…

RIP Beboppin Baby (1993-2015)

Beboppin Baby

Multiple graded stakes winner Beboppin Baby was euthanized on August 26 at Flying Y Ranch in Carney, OK due to infirmities of old age and prior injury. The 22-year-old son of Hatchet Man lived at Flying Y for about a decade and, at the end of 2014, joined “Olivia’s Herd,” the segment of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation that tends to horses with special needs as a result of injury, illness or old age. Bred in Illinois, Beboppin Baby earned nearly $850,000 in his 64-race career.…

Meet the new guys

Wichita Lineman and Flies With Eagles! Both horses reside in South Carolina and make perfect additions to Olivia’s Special Care Herd. See their bio’s to learn more.