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These Horses Give Prisoners a Second Chance

Published on Jun 22, 2015
Some inmates in the Maryland state prison system are hoping to make their lives after prison better by working with retired racehorses. The prisoners benefit from learning new skills as well as the compassion and patience it takes to work with the horses. Studies have shown that programs like these help decrease the likelihood that an inmate will return to prison.
PRODUCER/EDITOR: Gabriella Garcia-Pardo
VIDEOGRAPHERS: Kathryn Carlson and Gabriella Garcia-Pardo

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Second Chances at Putnamville Graduates Three

Three offenders at TRF Second Chances Putnamville will receive their Groom Elite Certificates today. Congratulations to the graduates and Putnamville Program Coordinator Terri Russ.
The core curriculum addresses 1) anatomy and confirmation; 2) height, weight and fitness; 3) behavior; 4) feed and digestive system; 5) legs and bandaging; 6) shedrow safety; 7) equipment and tacking up; and 8) test barn procedures.

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TRF Events

Mama Mia! 3rd Annual Hay, Oats and Spaghetti

  July 27 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The enormous success of “Hay, Oats & Spaghetti,” a Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation fundraiser hosted by Mama Mia's of Saratoga Springs, NY, figures to be bigger than ever for its third anniversary on Monday, July 27 – the first Monday of the Saratoga Thoroughbred racing season.

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The Foods of Anne Burrell

  August 9 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm

The best party you will attend in Saratoga this year! The Foods of Anne Burrell at the Canfield Casino to Benefit the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation

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