Purple Power Racing Services Home Page 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.  

RP 2018
Trainers' Exam Prep Class at Remington Park: August 13-15, 2018 has been postponed.
These dates did not work for enough people. I will look for alternative dates. Depending on what happens with negotiations with St. Lucia Royal Jockey Club I may be booked solid until November 14.  I could possibly work in a weekend class in OKC (Friday-Saturday-Sunday) in September during the Laurel Park GE101 class.  If you wouild like attend a Trainers' Exam Prep Class, please EMAIL ME HERE.

OGE Lexington 2018Special Owners Groom Elite Intensive Workshop - July 29-August 1, 2018 in Lexington, KY was a modest success and several have requested I repeat this class over a weekend so they may attend. I am looking at the weekend of November 16-18.

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Groom Elite 101 at Laurel Park, Laurel, Maryland September 17 through October 11 (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays)
Experienced grooms have preference for this national groom certiication course to be taught at Laurel Racecourse in Maryland. If you are interested in working at Laurel or one of the surrounding training centers and have experience working with racehorses (even if only hotwalker experience) and are licensed (or eligible to be licensed) sign up by callingl the Maryland THA directly at: (410) 902-0842. Online registration will be available after the first of August.

Groom Elite 101 at Presque Isle Downs Thursday-Friday-Saturdays assessment days August 3-4

TOBA conformation clinic and Fasig Tipton Yearling Sale August 5-7.  I'll be in Saratoga Sunday morning and at the sale grounds Sunday afternoon. Monday and Tuesday is the annual TOBA conformation clinic and I'll be presenting "How They are Put Together & How We Keep Them Together" on Monday. If you would like to attend go to www.toba.com.  
Later in 2018

Philosophy and Methods of Training Racehorses - in Kentucky near Breeders' Cup - Date and time to be announced.

I'm continuing to "write that book". Events of January 2018 suggested that I complete this book sooner rather than later. You can follow my progress by reading "exerpts" plus other ramblings by following me on Medium. CLICK HERE to go there now and get started.



  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
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