On November 6, 2019 the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) will celebrate the twentieth year of the national organization’s internationally acclaimed […]
Quick Call was humanely euthanized on Tuesday, October 8 at the age of 35 due to the infirmities of old […]
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Nicholas Meittinis, DVM to the Board of […]
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) announced today the opening of a new Sanctuary Farm in Maryland which will expand the […]
On Saturday, September 14, Patrick and Ansley Smithwick will host the Maryland launch and reading of his new book Racing […]
More than 300 runners, walkers and their canine companions will join former racehorses to participate in the 10th Annual Run/Walk […]
The TRF will introduce the public to the TRF’s new Herd Ambassadors at the first of four public Open Barns […]
Son of A.P. Smithwick releases his third in trilogy and shares proceeds with Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) On Thursday, July […]
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) will host its first annual “Summer Night BBQ at the Barn” fundraiser on Tuesday, August […]
Lord Anson
By Francis LaBelle The trip was already a difficult one because of its mission. Days before, Julia Adams, then 14 […]
Saratoga Springs, NY – The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, working in partnership with the authorities and several other horse rescue organizations, […]
Heather and Dusk to Dawn
By Francis LaBelle While her husband, Joe, was working, Heather Rio fell in love. The next day, Joe met the […]
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation presents “35 Years of Second Chances” at the American Correctional Association Winter Conference (Jan 11-15, 2019) […]
Saratoga Springs, NY- The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) has received a $50,000 matching grant from the Geoffrey C. Hughes Foundation […]
by Francis LaBelle, for the TRF (October 12, 2018) Kelsey Riley had not ridden a horse in two years. At […]