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View: Eat, Hay, Love

Eat, Hay, Love

This year, the Hay Drive's theme is 'Eat, Hay, Love,' but the mission is the same: to raise money to help feed the nearly 1,000 horses in the TRF herd. The average cost of hay is $180 per ton, and the TRF expects that expense to exceed $350,000 this year.

View: Starting Gates Open for Stable Kids

Starting Gates Open for Stable Kids

Stable Kids pairs EAGALA certified mental health professionals and equine specialists with retired racehorses to serve youth who are facing emotional and behavioral challenges

View: 2014 Run for the Horses 5K

2014 Run for the Horses 5K

Register Today! 5th Annual Run/Walk for the Horses & Kids Fun Run Saturday, September 6, 2014 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Spa State Park, Orenda Pavilion

TRF Names Two New Members of the Board of Directors

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation has named Dr. Nat T. Messer IV and Christopher Scherf to its Board of Directors.

View: Groom Elite Graduation at James River

Groom Elite Graduation at James River

Hoping to follow Tomio Holmes' example is Jordan Yox, a 23-year-old Richmond, Va. native who was a member of this most recent quartet of graduates at James River. When he is released next month, he will be heading to a new job.

View: Sue Greene, CTBA President, volunteers for Second Chances CA

Sue Greene, CTBA President, volunteers for Second Chances CA

Since its opening in Oakdale, Woodbridge Farm has become a venue for student field trips to see what comprises a real working farm. From sale horses, to rehabilitation, breeding and foaling, students experience first-hand how it's done from a long-standing professional in the industry.

View: Quick Call Turns 30

Quick Call Turns 30

Quick Call made 89 starts in a career that ran from 1986-'92. A gelded son of Quack, he was a useful horse throughout his career for his Hall of Fame trainer Sid Watters, earning more than $807,817. He even scored an upset over Sewickley in the 1990 Tom Fool Handicap at Belmont Park.

View: Laura Hillenbrand, bestsetlling author, backs TRF horse, Quite Rightly

Laura Hillenbrand, bestsetlling author, backs TRF horse, Quite Rightly

Hillenbrand's pledge to support ex-racehorse Thoroughbred Quite Rightly, a beautiful bay who resides at the Central Maryland Correctional Facility's Second Chance Farm, was offered to honor a dear friend who lost his Affirmed mare to colic, and to show her support for the horses and people at the TRF.

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