Posted: August 17, 2022

Emotional Intelligence Part One: The Nature of Leadership

“The nature of leadership is found within its disposition; it is presence, it is as absorbing of environment as it is influential within it. It is versatility of action, patience in perception and imperceptible in deliverance.” The herd dynamics are those naturally occurring traits, tendencies and characteristics that make up the individual psychology and where this places the horse in the hierarchy of the herd structure. It is in short, the operating system of the physical machine. The study of the herd dynamics and the vital role it plays in...

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Posted: August 16, 2022

Unfiltered: The layoff, good, bad, or ugly

We have another great episode of Unfiltered on Past The Wire TV. On this show our hosts Michael Wilson and Jonathan Stettin have an interesting discussion about layoffs in horse racing. Are they always a sign of something bad? Are they beneficial? Do all horses need them regardless of injury? Of course we go deep, we always do. Why can and do some trainers win off the layoff and why do some always seem to need a race back or two? Should layoffs even somehow be mandatory? Do we need...

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Posted: August 16, 2022

Someone's favorite horse racing movie ever

Welcome to another episode ofPast the Wire'spodcast,Gate to Wirebrought to you by Spendthrift farm. Usually when you ask someone their favorite horse-racing movie you get a few of the same answers. Let It Ride, Secretariat, Phar Lap and maybe one or two others. Not when you ask our host Jonathan Stettin. Co host Michael Zale posed the question and get the unexpected answer. The Killing. No, it is not very well known in today's racing circles and most racing fans today have never heard of it let alone seen it....

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