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Archive for June, 2016

Six underweight horses from Borell farm moved to TRF facility

Article originally appeared in the Daily Racing Form: http://www.drf.com/news/six-underweight-horses-borell-farm-moved-trf-facility 06/28/2016 12:21PM By Mark Simon An update on the status of the 43 abandoned Thoroughbreds  in Mercer County was provided by Rusty Ford, spokesperson for the Kentucky state veterinary department, at The Jockey Club’s Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit at Keeneland. Ford was asked to […]

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TRF takes 6 hungry, abandoned horses into herd

By Susan Salk on June 29, 2016 Silver Cliff and Z Camelot, two Thoroughbreds discovered in a herd of abandoned horses linked to a Breeders’ Cup-winning trainer, were officially released yesterday to the safety of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation(TRF). Following a decision by Mercer County Kentucky officials, which declared a herd of 43 horses to be […]

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Horses Seized in VA Blossom at Prison Farm

By Susan Salk on June 17, 2016 James River, VA – Two ex-racehorse Thoroughbreds rescued last year in a raid on a Virginia farm filled with starving horses, have blossomed under the gentle care of inmates who learned horsemanship and life skills through theThoroughbred Retirement Foundation’s (TRF) Second Chances program. Since arriving at theJames River Work […]

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