Jim Gath: The Healers and the Healed

THE HEALERS & THE HEALED. Yesterday, one of our volunteers described what we do here at Tierra Madre as “the healers & the healed”. Brilliant. Alexis wrote a spectacular piece on it last night, but I wanted to give voice to it, too. Here’s Alexis’ piece if you want to see it: https://www.facebook.com/ranchotierramadre/posts/1376084799093499:0. Many years … More Jim Gath: The Healers and the Healed

Jim Gath: KELSO

A horse was born on this day in 1957. Here’s a little story about him. (Note: the photo was taken on the day I wrote about, with Hanford & Arcaro) THE MIGHTY KELSO.   There once was a racehorse. But only once. His name was Kelso. Among other things, he was named by The Blood-Horse … More Jim Gath: KELSO

Jim Gath: A Thoroughbred can do Anything, Just Anything

Another piece written by Jim Gath of Tierra Madre Horse Sanctuary in AZ. He nails it every time… passing this on for some inspiration and yes, admiration for this man and his sanctuary and all they do. Jim Gath: You know, once Thoroughbreds leave the racetrack, they’re still young & vibrant. They still have 20-25 … More Jim Gath: A Thoroughbred can do Anything, Just Anything

Jim Gath: American Pharoah BEFORE the Belmont ~ After the Preakness

AMERICAN PHAROAH & THE BELMONT Another spring. Another superstar with two jewels adorning his bridle. There have been a plethora of them before him: Spectacular Bid, Alysheba, Silver Charm. Charismatic, Funny Cide, War Emblem, Smarty Jones & Big Brown, just to name a few recent ones. Then, we can go back to Carry Back, Northern … More Jim Gath: American Pharoah BEFORE the Belmont ~ After the Preakness

Rockingham Again: a piece by Jim Gath

Jim Gath: Tierra Madre Horse Sanctuary, Cave Creek, AZ Jim Gath, founder of this sanctuary, writes the most touching, goose-bumpy best pieces I’ve ever read.  About his horses that he’s rescued, about life, about everything.  His writing style will capture your attention and you’ll just crave more.  You will.   Jim was a co-founder of USA Today, … More Rockingham Again: a piece by Jim Gath