dr. levi herr
Dr. Levi Herr, well-known in the nineteenth-century for his theories on colt development and training, revolutionized the system of developing young horses. When he went to Kentucky in 1852, Herr took up the study of medicine and became a veterinarian. After establishing Forest Park Farms near Lexington, where he experimented with his theories, Herr became well-known as a vet, writer, and a breeder of trotters. Among the many champions he developed were Pirate Jr., Mambrino Chief and Lady Thorn. Dr. Levi Herr died in 1890 in Kentucky.
Published in the Harness Racing Museum's 1994 book, The Immortals