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TERF Awards $5,000 To Amplify Horse Racing

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) will award $5,000 to Amplify Horse Racing to be used for educational, mentorship, and career opportunities. Amplify Horse Racing's mission is to spotlight careers and education in the thoroughbred industry by supporting and enhancing existing educational and engagement initiatives. In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine education through inclusion and engagement, TERF continues to offer financial assistance to programs in 2023.

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TERF Awards $10K To TRF

Edited Press Release The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded $10,000 to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) to be used for educational reasons. In 2021, TERF funding provided for the accreditation of the vocational instructors in the Groom Elite Program. In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine education by supporting organizations that are educating the public on the proper care of horses, TERF offers their financial assistance in 2022. TRF will use the funds to purchase teaching aides and equipment to enhance the learning experience...

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TERF Awards $4,000 to MidAtlantic Horse Rescue

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded award $4,000 to the MidAtlantic Horse Rescue Inc. (MAHR) for educational purposes. MAHR's mission is to rescue Thoroughbreds from feed lots and kill pens and transition horses directly off the track. After quarantine and careful evaluation, horses are adopted into loving homes as sport horses and pets. MAHR plans to continue their Thoroughbred-only clinic series at the farm with well-known professionals. These clinics are free for MAHR graduates and low cost for all other Thoroughbreds. This gives incentives to adopters to...

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Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation Awards $5,000 to Wilson College

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded Wilson College $5,000 to be used for scholarship support. This year's scholarship recipient is Adrianna "Andie" Swanson of Kersey, Pa. She has been around horses her entire life and is expected to graduate in 2023 with a major in Equestrian Studies. Swanson recently got her second off-the-track Thoroughbred and will be using her in a training class at Wilson College. TERF awards scholarships consistent with its mission of promoting equine education and research by sponsoring scholarships in veterinary medicine and supporting...

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TERF Awards $10,000 To BCCA

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) will award the Belmont Child Care Association, Inc. (BCCA) $10,000 to be used for educational purposes in 2023. The mission of the BCCA is to provide a safe, supportive, and academically inspiring environment for children of parents working in the Thoroughbred racing backstretch area located at New York's historic Belmont Park, Aqueduct Racetrack, and Saratoga Race Course. "What makes BCCA so unique is that we are changing lives at the racetrack every day," said Executive Director Joanne K. Adams. "For the past 20...

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TERF Announces $62,389 in Grants

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) announced Friday the awarding of $62,389 in research grants to Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and Foundation for the Horse. The following grant was awarded to Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, Inc.: TERF awards $10,000 to support the work of Dr. Sue Stover at the University of California for research involving motion of the proximal sesamoid bones. The project will examine how uneven footing, hoof conformation, shoeing, and uneven racetrack surfaces could contribute to fetlock breakdowns. The following grants were awarded to the Foundation for...

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TERF Awards $4,000 to TAKE2 Second Career Thoroughbred Program

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded TAKE2 Second Career Thoroughbred Program Inc. with $4,000. TAKE2 Second Career Thoroughbred Program Inc., launched in 2012, promotes and develops second careers for racehorses that have retired from the track. In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine education by supporting organizations that are educating the public on the proper care of horses, TERF continues to offer their financial assistance in 2022. "Education is key to the success of Thoroughbred aftercare," TAKE2 Executive Director Andy Belfiore said. "There are...

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TERF Named TAKE2 August Donor of the Month

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF), an offshoot of Thoroughbred Charities of America established to provide focused funding for equine education and research, has provided funding to the tune of $4,000 for an aftercare education program and for its generosity, has been recognized as 'TAKE2 Donor of the Month' for August. TAKE2 set a goal of raising $10,000 a month for 10 months in honor of its milestone 10th anniversary this year. With the generous help of previous 'Donors of the Month' Len Green and the Green Group, TAKE2...

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TERF Awards to the University of Minnesota Foundation

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has announced that the University of Minnesota Foundation will be the recipient of a $4,000 reward intended for student educational use. Formally renamed in 2012 to its current moniker, TERF strives to ensure that a next generation of equine stewards, who would not ordinarily have the option to further their equine studies, will not be left behind. In alignment with both missions to support and promote equine education, TERF continues to offer financial assistance to a program which provides hands on experience as...

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TERF Awards $5,000 to TRF

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) will award the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) $5,000 to be used for educational purposes. The TRF, whose mission is to rescue ex-racehorses, no longer able to compete at the racetrack, from neglect, abuse, and slaughter, collaborates with correctional facilities in eight states to provide vocational training to inmates who, in turn, care for horses that are not suitable for second athletic careers. TRF will use the funds to implement the Second Chances Farm Groom Elite (SCGE) Vocational program at all TRF Second Chance...

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TERF Launches 2022 Grant Cycle

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has opened its 2022 grant awards cycle. TERF supports students in pursuit of education in equine industry careers and to fund research efforts. Awards will be considered for qualified federally tax exempt 501-c-3 organizations. Information regarding the grant award program can be found at www.terfusa.org. Grant applications will be accepted through Apr. 1 for applications relating to equine education and scholar support and June 8 for research grant funding applications. Selected by the Board of Directors, grant recipients will receive written notice of...

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TERF Awards $5,000 to Retired Racehorse Project

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) $5,000 to be used for educational purposes. RRP's mission is to facilitate placement of Thoroughbred ex-racehorses in second careers by increasing demand for them in the equestrian marketplace and educating equestrians to provide the training that secures their future. The driving force behind everything RRP does is educating the public, especially equestrians and equine enthusiasts, about the potential and versatility of off-track Thoroughbreds as riding and competition horses. RRP does this through their popular Thoroughbred Makeover...

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