SRF Working To Save 38 Standardbreds From Being Sent To Slaughter

August 8, 2018

CREAM RIDGE, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation working to save more than three dozen Standardbreds due to ship to the slaughterhouse.

 As of Aug. 8, 13 had been diverted but 25 were still at risk. Some were tagged for the trip on Aug. 8, a few have until Friday, Aug. 10.

Those saved include Bullville Kriss, Nu Example and Icey Rose who were taken back by breeders and ...

50th Horse Rehomed in 'Retrained and Remarkable Challenge'

LEXINGTON, Ky. — New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program’s Retrained and Remarkable Challenge has pass the half-way mark.  

Since the program was launched on March 1, 50 horses have been adopted out of a goal of 100. The Challenge was created to bring about a fundamental change in how former racehorses are viewed by the public. An incentive-based program that offers ...

The Homes for Horses Coalition Announces Exciting Line-Up for its 2018 Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. — Whether it's talking to other rescuers or seeing presentations of innovative ideas and practices that really work, attendees will be inspired to think outside the box at the 2018 Homes for Horses Coalition Conference, Sept. 21 to 23 in Orlando, Fla. This is the only national conference designed for horse rescues and sanctuaries or anyone in the equine welfare and ...

Volunteer At Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue Is 'Equus Champion'

DOVER PLAINS, N.Y. — Danica Rix-Wayne is one of five Champions selected to receive a pair of Ariat boots in recognition of her volunteer service on behalf of horse welfare.

Ariat International sponsors the EQUUS Foundation's Champions program to inspire and reward equine service. Five people are honored each quarter.

Rix-Wayne volunteers with Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue, Inc. in ...

Nominations Due July 31 For Ira Schulman Thoroughbred Rehoming Award

Nominations are open for the The Retired Racehorse Project’s 2018 Ira Schulman Thoroughbred Rehoming Award, which will be presented at the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, in October  at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky.

This award celebrates the legacy of Ira Schulman, the renowned horseman who placed thousands of off-track Thoroughbreds in a career that ...

Riding for the Greater Good: Owner Donates Winnings To America's At-Risk Horses

FAR HILLS, N.J. — "Every once in a while, something special crosses your path, and with that, an opportunity presents itself. And so it is with Lafitte De Muze," said Cheryl Olsten.

Back in October of 2017, Olsten and her trainer and rider Amanda Steege, who is based at Ashmeadow Farm in Far Hills, N.J., decided it was time to look for a new Hunter Derby prospect as her ...

Equine Sanctuary Owner To Appear In Court On Animal Cruelty Charges

WATERFORD, N.J. — A woman operating an equine sanctuary is scheduled to appear in Camden County Superior Court on July 24 to answer dozens of charges after allegedly neglecting the animals in her care.

Sarah Rabinowitz, 62, of Waterford, who operates Labrador Hill Equine Sanctuary, was charged with with 57 counts of fourth degree “Causing Bodily Injury to a Living Animal or ...

EW Podcast “Real Horse Rescues With Susan Kayne” Now Available In iTunes

Explore the Big Questions About What We Do with Horses and Why

KINDERHOOK, N.Y. — Unbridled Thoroughbred Foundation released its educational podcast “Real Horse Rescues” now available on iTunes and via www.RHRPodcast.com.

Created and hosted by lifelong horse lover Susan Kayne, Real Horse Rescues is a groundbreaking equine advocacy series that focuses on equine welfare and ...

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