For Immediate Release

Contact: Karin Carreau, Chair




New York – Kimberly Weir, the Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving for the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF), has joined the Board of Directors of HORSEPOWER, Inc., a New-York based 501c3 organization devoted to the safety and well-being of equines through education, awareness, advocacy and allies.

A resident of Saratoga Springs, New York, Weir has been with the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation since 2018 and prior to that served as the Deputy Executive Director of Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) in Washington, DC. A lifelong horse lover, Weir graduated from the University of Virginia with distinction and went on to complete her M.B.A. through the Mason School of Business, at the College of Williams & Mary. Weir and her husband moved to New York to devote themselves to work within the Thoroughbred industry.

“At this stage in my career, I have dedicated my life – personally and professionally – to making a positive impact on the welfare of horses, with gratitude for all they have given me” said Weir. “As a member of the board of Horsepower Inc, I look forward to the opportunity to educate and engage a broad cross section of New Yorkers in the important legislative work required of all of us to keep them safe.”

HORSEPOWER, Inc. was established to protect equine health and welfare, raise awareness about inhumane practices, and effect change in public policy. Learn more at