Racism is built into KY horse racing’s history

Is industry ready to address injustice? Via Kentucky.com. OP ED. By Lynda Blackford. 8 Jul. 2020 If you want to see just how quickly U.S. society appears to be changing, check out the speed with which the horse racing industry condemned the atrocious racist remarks of horseman Tom VanMeter on social media. Fasig-Tipton, Keeneland, the Daily Racing… Continue reading Racism is built into KY horse racing’s history

Compton Cowboys: The Book

Compton Cowboys "Peace Ride" for Black Lives Matter. Image: LA Taco.

We here at the Fund for Horses were happy and so proud to see all of the excellent horsemen (and women) riding their horses in the Black Lives Matter protests around the country. A hundred black horse riders showed up to support the Compton Cowboys ‘Peace Ride’ for Black Lives Matter earlier this month. The… Continue reading Compton Cowboys: The Book

Tuesday’s Horse

Fund for Horses signature horse. ©Bob Langrish.

We hardly know what to say. What can be said? We are all in new territory aren't we? Global pandemic. Black Lives Matter. Why wouldn't everybody's attention be focused on these life altering events. Unless we have news that we feel you need and want to know, which is becoming increasingly hard to gauge, we… Continue reading Tuesday’s Horse