May 12, 2009 -- The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's innovative Second Chances program matches retired racehorses with prison inmates. "The horses are one of the best rehab tools I've seen," says one prison counselor. And the horses themselves get a nice retirement home, great care and plenty of affection. William J. Snyder writes about the James River (VA) Correctional Center program in WSJ, the magazine of the Wall Street Journal.
?Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) Hosts "Run For The Horses" 5K At Saratoga Spa State Park
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation will host its second annual "Run for the horses" 5K at Saratoga Spa State Park on September 3, to promote the well-being of retired Thoroughbred racehorses. Two races will wind through Saratoga Spa State Park, with proceeds benefiting the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) and retired thoroughbreds.