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Happy Birthday Silver Charms! … Or Will 2019 Bring a Renewed Enthusiasm for Horses?
Today, horse racing Hall of Famer Silver Charm celebrates his 25th birthday at Old Friends thoroughbred retirement facility in Georgetown, Kentucky. (I got to meet Silver Charm in the fur when I visited Kentucky – check it out). Silver Charm’s birthday is a significant milestone for several reasons: Thoroughbreds generally have shorter lifespans thanks to […]
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.
Valentines Day Buy a ‘Share’ in a Racehorse and Share the Love, Old Friend
What Better Way to Celebrate Valentines Day? Great Idea! The Old Friends Annual “Share the Love” Horse Share Certificate Sale This Valentine’s Day help share the love for our Old Friends residents with a Share Certificate donation. Now until February 14th, we’re offering our popular, personalized certificates in a special holiday sale. You will receive […]