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Foundation Seeks Foster Homes For Horses
Offbeat  (tags: racehorses, thoroughbred, retirement foundations, adoptions, foster homes, horse welfare )

- 2032 days ago -
The country's largest racehorse retirement program, the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF), recently issued an urgent plea to horse lovers and ranch owners across the nation to participate in a Foster Care program.
TROTT: New Hope For Racehorses
Offbeat  (tags: racehorses, retirement, plan, retraining, rehoming, welfare, thoroughbreds )

- 2077 days ago -
A bell sounds, the gates flare open, and thoroughbred horses leap into action. Crowds scream and cheer, shaking small white stubs in their tightened fists as they yell "RUN!"
.Not All Race Horses Have a Hollywood Ending
Offbeat  (tags: hollywood movie, racehorses, story of secretariiat )

- 2416 days ago -
The life of Secretariat, as depicted in the uplifting Disney film of the same name, is a great American story: an underdog beats the odds, defies the skeptics, and rides to glory. The movie opened in theaters across the nation last week,
Bugger the Poor Horse, It's Just Wealth Before Welfare
Offbeat  (tags: australian racing industry, racehorses, jockeys, whipped, beaten, no horse welfare, greed )

- 2628 days ago -
TODAY will mark another day when the dysfunctional Australian racing industry once more delays the inevitable. The Australian Racing Board is expected to allow horses to be beaten willy-nilly in the final 100 metres of any race, every race throughout
Track Asks Pa. Racing Commission to Probe Horse Deaths Amid Jockey Revolt
Offbeat  (tags: michael gill, racehorses, collaspe, welfare, investigation, cruelty )

- 2676 days ago -
A central Pennsylvania racetrack is asking state officials to investigate a New Hampshire horseman after 10 of his horses were euthanized on the track in 13 months -- two last week alone.
River Downs Aims to Save Endangered Horses
Offbeat  (tags: river downs, racehorses, thoroughbred, surrender stall, neglect )

- 2686 days ago -
River Downs racetrack plans to designate a so-called surrender stall for any racehorse whose owner can no longer care for it.

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