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View: Tarrant Chellenge Met - And More!

Tarrant Chellenge Met - And More!

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation started 2015 off on the right hoof, thanks to a challenge grant that brought in more than $350,000. Amy Tarrant, a successful Thoroughbred owner, breeder and trainer and a staunch supporter of the TRF, agreed to match any donation to the TRF from November through December 31, 2014 up to $100,000.

View: TRF Retired Racehorses to serve amputees and their families and loved ones

TRF Retired Racehorses to serve amputees and their families and loved ones

Healing Arenas, Inc., a new and diversified non-profit has designed a Project for the area's underserved amputee population. Entitled 'Stable Journeys,' the initiative pairs EAGALA certified mental health professionals and equine specialists with TRF retired racehorses to serve amputees and their families and loved ones who have been given permanent life change by the loss of a limb(s); announced by Julie Baker, founder and President of the non-profit.

View: Wallkill Says Goodbye to Two Veteran Residents

Wallkill Says Goodbye to Two Veteran Residents

Lunar Plexus and Emotional High, two of the elder members of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's herd, died on January 3 and January 19, respectively, at the TRF's Second Chances Farm at the Wallkill Correctional Facility in New York.

View: TRF Alum 'Batman' Finds a Forever Home

TRF Alum 'Batman' Finds a Forever Home

This was the start of a new life for Batman. A son of Turkoman, Babe's Mantel fashioned a record of 3-1-6 from 24 starts and earned little more than $40,000. Perhaps his most noteworthy race was on November 10, 1992 where he led early but finished seventh at Churchill Downs. The winner of that race was Prairie Bayou, who would go on to win the Preakness, the second jewel in racing's Triple Crown, six months later.

TRF Holiday Horse

Give the Gift of Love

This holiday season the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation offers two ways to give a unique present to someone special on your list. Make a GIFT OF ANY SIZE and your gift will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $100,000. Double your support dollars! Or, SPONSOR a retired racehorse. Visit the sponsorship website to meet Thoroughbreds like Baby Trend, and Carterista.

View: PAUL SAYLOR JOINS THOROUGHBRED RETIREMENT FOUNDATION BOARD

PAUL SAYLOR JOINS THOROUGHBRED RETIREMENT FOUNDATION BOARD

Thoroughbred owner and businessman Paul Saylor has been elected to the board of directors of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation

View: TRF Gets Grand Donation from Boulder Crest Retreat

TRF Gets Grand Donation from Boulder Crest Retreat

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation recently received news that two members of one of its satellite farms have joined the Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness in western Loudoun County, Va. Boulder Crest, which is celebrating its one-year anniversary, is a country retreat for military service members and veterans with physical and psychological injuries.

View: Tarrant Issues $100,000 Challenge Grant for the TRF

Tarrant Issues $100,000 Challenge Grant for the TRF

Some may consider Amy Tarrant a late bloomer in the Thoroughbred racing industry, but there is no denying her passion for horses is infectious...and successful. At 71, this triple threat--owner/breeder/trainer--isn't close to stopping, especially as she prepares to leave her mark on the sport in a different way, one that keeps the future bright for horses after the lights fade. Tarrant is making a $100,000 donation to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) in a challenge grant, which encourages matching donations.

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