On November 6, 2019 the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) will celebrate the twentieth year of the national organization’s internationally acclaimed […]
Quick Call
Quick Call was humanely euthanized on Tuesday, October 8 at the age of 35 due to the infirmities of old […]
Carterista loved Florida and loved to be first, so it was fitting that he was the first horse to arrive […]
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 […]
Lexington, KY– The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new fund dedicated to the […]
by Francis LaBelle, for the TRF (October 12, 2018) Kelsey Riley had not ridden a horse in two years. At […]
Originally published in the Washington Post by Petula Dvorak Columnist May 17 at 12:05 PM Email the author   Horses get walked at Second […]
By Emily Chappell About two miles away from the Central Maryland Correctional Facility in Sykesville sits a farm, the barn […]
By Francis LaBelle Just over a year ago, the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation’s Second Chances Program at the Vandalia Correctional Facility […]
Beloved TRF retiree Phantom on Tour, who for eight years, starred as a living exhibit at the Kentucky Derby Museum […]
Submitted by Sarah Stein, TRF Second Chances program manager at Sykesville Correctional Facility, MD Alex Wooten graduated from the six-month […]
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) has secured a $50,000 matching gift challenge from the Geoffrey Hughes Foundation (GHF) to launch […]
By Francis LaBelle Mary Boucher is only 14 years old, but she has already developed a keen sense of responsibility, […]
Story originally appeared in the Indy Star Matthew Ziliak doesn’t like to be messed with. Neither does Aly’s Wildcat, a […]
The Geoffrey C. Hughes Foundation has donated $85,000 to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Farrier Fund to cover the organization’s 2017 […]