Thoroughbred rehab internship established

Cross-posted from the The first Olivia M. Saylor Internship has been established to allow a college student the opportunity to gain hands on experience rehabbing, retraining, and rehoming retired racehorses at New Vocations. The internship was established to honor the daughter of prominent horse owner, Paul Saylor. Olivia M. Saylor passed away in January.… Continue reading Thoroughbred rehab internship established

Final Turn: Sound advice on retiring racehorses

Below are excerpts from an article in Final Turn on by Christine Orman PhD, "Sound Advice" on retiring racehorses from the track so they have a chance at a second career, and life. Dr Orman begins: Simply too many horses come off the racetrack for the last time because of some injury they sustained… Continue reading Final Turn: Sound advice on retiring racehorses

ReRun Brands Their Horses

ReRun is serious about protecting their horses even after the Thoroughbreds have left their rehabilitation, retraining and adoption program. That is why they all get freeze-branded with ReRun’s unique and distinctive design (see image above). It is half of a heart with the letters "R R." If you ever come across a horse with the… Continue reading ReRun Brands Their Horses

“Secretiques” fundraiser benefits racehorses Oct 4th

Secretique on Facebook Host: Maker's Mark Secretariat Center Type: Fundraiser Date: Sunday, October 4, 2009 Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm Location: Maker's Mark Secretariat Center Street: 4089 Ironworks Parkway City/Town: Lexington, KY Phone: (859) 246-3080 Email: mdecarlo at thoroughbredadoption dot com Description: A collection of "elegant and elderly" objects that need new homes, just like our… Continue reading “Secretiques” fundraiser benefits racehorses Oct 4th

Re-run gives ex-racers another run at life

Finding a Second Life for Aging Race Horses Group Tries to Find Homes for Horses That No Longer Run By GIGI STONE for ABC News COOKSTOWN, N.J., June 8, 2008— Eastover Faith was a champion on the Maryland circuit, winning nine races, until an arthritic hock ended his career. Infinite Crescendo once soared through New… Continue reading Re-run gives ex-racers another run at life

Rescue Me: After the Finish line

After the Finish Line TM is a horse protection organization who help Thoroughbreds transition off the racetrack into a second career through the funding of qualified rescues and retirement organizations that support, rehabilitate and retrain them. The organization's name was inspired by the book called “After the Finish Line: Race Against Slaughter” by Bill Heller.… Continue reading Rescue Me: After the Finish line