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When Reggi Met Shelby

By Francis LaBelle As part of its mission, the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation encourages anyone who has made a living or derived enjoyment from Thoroughbred horses to consider what happens to these animals when they are through racing. Owners, breeders, trainers, jockeys, racetrack administrators, exercise riders, grooms, hotwalkers, veterinarians, blacksmiths, horse transport and farm personnel and, […]

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“Spa Day” for Retired Horses Provided by Equestrian Team

Article originally appeared: http://www.gamecocksonline.com/sports/w-equest/spec-rel/091216aac.html September 12, 2016 The South Carolina Equestrian team is accustomed to taking care of the horses on which they compete, but the Gamecocks paid it forward recently by providing a little tender loving care to retired thoroughbreds housed at the Wateree River Correctional Institution with some serious grooming and bathing of the […]

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‘We’re gonna need a bigger barn’

By Susan Salk on September 2, 2016 To keep up with demand for well-trained Thoroughbreds migrating from the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF, Inc.) fields into the hands of veterans, mounted police units, and riders, a California-based trainer has expanded her facility and capacity to train OTTBs. The need for more space has grown out of the […]

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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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