Lace-Reid-SatinMISSION: To improve the welfare of horses through education of owners, trainers, grooms and the general public in selection, care and handling of their horses

Welcome to Purple Power Equine Services' website.   We provide services designed to help you enjoy and profit from your equine endeavors.  From classes and private lessons on horse care and training to professional photogrraphs and videos of you and your favorite horse, to acquiring racehorse prospects and getting their pictures taken in a winner's circle, we help you participate as much or as little as you desire. Take advantage of our unique combination of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm and enjoy a profitable equine experience.  

Three Classes Announced for February-March 2019
  (click on any of the flyers for an 8.5 by 11 printable copy. (Click on the class header to go straight to the registration form.)

For 2019 I am using Google Forms to get information from those that are interested in classes.  Even if you signed up before and are on my mailing list, please sign up with this form. That will give me everyone on the same database and I can more effectively let you know about all classes being offered in 2019. So, if you have already signed up before, or you are interested in being on the mailing list for 2019 classes and clinics, SIGN UP BY CLICKING HERE.

OGE 100Owner Groom Elite
will also be scheduled in 2019. This class covers materials covered in Basic Grooming 099 and Groom Elite 101. Horse Behavior and Handling, Height, Weight Body Condition Scoring (especially useful for retired racehorse owners), Front & rear leg bones; Common injuries; Foot and foot care; Hay, Feeding and Digestive System Anatomy; Health Check, colic and laminitis.  In addition to those subjects, participants are introduced to bandaging, tack, equipment and will get hands on opportunity to tack a racehorse with exercise tack.  In 2019 OGE workshops will be scheduled in Kentucky, Mid-Atlantic area and California. If you have group of owners and woujld like to discuss a private class for your group. EMAIL ME with your interest and we will discuss arrangements.

TOBA and KEEP members get a discount on tuition, so make sure you sign up or renew your membership in those organizations.

For more information and to see a tentative workshop outline, CLICK HERE


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  CLICK HERE for class outline and other general information about the Trainers' Exam Prep Class and to add your name to our email list to be notified when other classes are scheduled

If you are interested in becoming a Rachorse Trainer or Assistant Trainer and cannot attend a Trainers' Exam Prep Classes you can purchase the Prep Class materials by CLICKING HERE



C. Reid McLellan, PhD
Stanford, KY 40
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