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Rocky Bear & Elizabeth

Rocky Bear and Bits & Bytes Farm owner - Elizabeth

This Web site was created to tell the stories of the Off-the-Track Thoroughbreds Bits & Bytes Farm has sold. The Mission of Bits & Bytes Farm is to help sellers (of Thoroughbred racehorses for sale) to find buyers who have the ability to transition these horses to new careers. We offer assistance and guidance to make sure the horses we sell are successfully placed. Our Success Stories are proof that Thoroughbred racehorses make great sport horses and family members when their racing careers are over.

When a horse is purchased with the assistance of Bits & Bytes Farm, we require the new owners to stay in touch and provide us with updates. These updates are posted on our Success Stories pages so that the sellers of the horses know that their horses are doing well and have not gone back to racing or been slaughtered. The sellers care about these wonderful Thoroughbreds and they too enjoy reading about their horses' successful new careers. They often call or e-mail to thank us for finding a home for a horse they bred or trained. To learn more about Bits & Bytes Farm and our mission please visit our Web site at: www.BitsandBytesFarm.com.

Bits & Bytes Farm is to help sellers (of Thoroughbred racehorses for sale) to find buyers who have the ability to transition these horses to new careers. We offer assistance and guidance to make sure the horses we sell are successfully placed. Our Success Stories are proof that Thoroughbred racehorses make great sport horses and family members when their racing careers are over.

Be sure to visit our Facebook page, YouTube channel, websites and G+ page to learn more about Bits & Bytes Farm and the Thoroughbreds we have found second careers for. Links are at the top of this page. Enjoy!

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Austin’s Wolf Devours Those Little Jumps

Austin’s Wolf has Settled and Developed.

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OTTB Little Silic Anticipates Meeting New Trainer

My trainer is coming on Friday to see if “Shaman” (Little Silic) will load, she is so excited for us!! She is a wonderful trainer! She has invited us to come to dressage clinic at her beautiful barn the third week in July. We have some work to do first to make sure “Shaman” is…

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Alabama Elf is Great!

Alf is GREAT! I love this guy. Melissa D.

Tax Hike - Thoroughbred sold by Bits & Bytes Farm

Call Another Taxi

Hi Elizabeth, I was planning to send you some pictures from Taxi’s dressage lesson but they didn’t make it.  Taxi refused to load. We have a 2 horse slant load extra tall and wide but she wasn’t so sure of it. Our dressage trainer was able to come over and help. He started by working…

Carrie Rides Muchu!

Carrie Rides Again!

Here are some photos of Carrie and Shu—finally the circle is really complete!…Some of them are a bit blurry—but the essence of a rider on a horse—after all these years and in spite of all infirmities…still shows thru—some things just defy every attempt to have their light snuffed out—here is one.

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Is This Normal?

Learn how to handle a strong willed horse.

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Ex-race Horse “Plows” Through the New England Snow

Who’s Cindy Sue aka: “Quinn” is learning the weather in New England is not so reliable! Here are pictures of her in her second snow storm, the first storm left us with 22 inches and single digit temperatures.

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The Bank President is On Vacation at the Spa

“Banker” (Bank President)is doing very well and seems really happy to be here. He enjoys languishing in his stall then going out and rolling in the dirt.

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Taken Chances Takes Third on First Test

Chance is doing great. I am just thrilled with him. He went to his first combined test this past weekend at Full Gallop Farm in Aiken, SC and was very good. He ended up third in the amoeba division. He is jumping bigger at home but I didn’t want to overwhelm him at his first…

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Austin’s Wolf Exhibits a Wicked Sense of Humor

A quick update on Austin’s Wolf a former Bits & Bytes Horse For Sale. He has decided to try living up to his name and dug a hole in the pasture then pretended to be afraid of it when we walked by it under tack. HA! He is spoiled rotten. Our coach came over today…

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