Tag Archives: horse sanctuary
A Year of Heroes #6: Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement, Lexington, KY
Old Friends thrives and attracts about 20,000 visitors annually to this non-profit venture designed to provide a quality life to 175 equine who earned millions in prize money racing and even more in stud fees. Tour fees support the running of the farm.
Old Friends – a Kentucky horse rescue – is essentially a living history museum to the North American Thoroughbred Racing industry … history that eats carrots from visitor’s hands.
A Year of Heroes #1: Horse Rescue Ontario & Sanctuary (for 20 equine)
Everyone loves Spencer, even the goats. He’s literary the poster boy for the Horse Rescue Ontario Sanctuary in Waterdown, Ontario, Canada. Spencer is red Paint rescue horse who oozes personality and charm. After being injured as a yearling and unable to support a rider, Spencer’s spent most of his 18 years here at Horse Rescue […]