Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation

TERF Awards $100,500 in Grants

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded $100,500 in grants to 12 organizations. With the vision and mission of bettering the life of Thoroughbred, TERF primarily aims to support students in pursuit of education in Equine Medicine and to fund research efforts which better the life of the Thoroughbred horse. To fund scholarships and education, $10,000 was awarded to the Belmont Child Care Association, Inc., $2,500 to Amplify Horse Racing, $12,000 to Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, $4,000 to the MidAtlantic Horse Rescue, $5,000 to the Retired...

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MD Horse Foundation Receives TERF Grant

The Maryland Horse Foundation has received a grant from the Thoroughbred Education & Research Foundation, a fund of the Chester County Community Foundation for educational programs. "We are thrilled to receive this funding and grateful to the TERF Trustees for considering our application" said Jordyn Egan, MHF director of development. "TERF has been a great partner in the past and this support allows us to work creatively with people that are committed to a career in the Maryland Thoroughbred industry." Details on the 2022 Maryland Horse Foundation education programs will...

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TERF Grant Applications Open, Due Apr. 1

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation announced the opening of their 2021 grant awards cycle. This year's grant awards will reflect TERF's strategic focus and vision to support and promote equine education and research. 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. Grant recipients will receive written notice of TERF's acceptance of their funding request and/or notice via phone or e-mail by no later than July 15 of...

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TERF Awards Grant to MidAtlantic Horse Rescue

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation has awarded a $2,000 grant to the MidAtlantic Horse Rescue. MAHR's mission is to rescue Thoroughbreds from feed lots and kill pens and transition horses directly off the racetrack. The organization offers Thoroughbred-only clinics which are free to graduates of its adoption program and low-cost for all other Thoroughbreds. TERF was founded by Herb and Ellen Moelis to promote equine education by supporting organizations that are educating the public on the proper care of horses. In addition to the Moelises, its current board members...

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TERF Awards $20k to the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded $20,000 to the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine to be used for equine research. In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine research, TERF annually provides grant funding to organizations that are engaged in the research of issues which impact equine health. Funding will be used to support research by Mary Robinson, VMD, PhD in a study of the use of bisphosphonates to medically treat equines. Bisphosphonates inhibit bone breakdown and are useful for treating bone disorders...

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TERF Makes TRF Donation

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation has awarded the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation $10,000 to be earmarked for educational purposes. TRF collaborates with correctional facilities in eight states to provide vocational training to inmates who care for horses that are not suitable for second athletic careers. TRF will use the TERF donation to implement the Second Chances Farm Groom Elite (SCGE) Vocational program at all TRF Second Chance Programs to provide standardized level of education at each facility, educate inmates on proper care of Thoroughbreds, and create higher skilled individuals who...

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Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation Awards $12,000 to Cornell University

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded $12,000 to Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine to be used for educational purposes. Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine's mission is to advance veterinary medicine at the interface of discovery and application. 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 2020. Cornell University will use the grant for two need-based scholarships totaling $12,000 ($6,000 each)...

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Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation Awards $14,000 to the University of Penn

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded $14,000 to the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine to be used to support the Opportunity Scholarship Fund for student scholarships. 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 2020. The University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine will use the grant for need-based scholarships for students enrolled in the school. Eric Parente, DVM, Chair...

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TERF Launches New Website, Announces Grant Deadline

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation, a Pennsylvania-based non-profit group dedicated to the support of local, regional, and national organizations  promoting education and research to benefit the Thoroughbred, has unveiled a new website at www.terfusa.org. The new website includes 2020 grant application materials. TERF will consider grant applications which focus on Equine Education, Equine Research, Veterinary Medicine Scholarships and the proper care of horses. Applications for grants are due Apr. 1. The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation's mission is to support Thoroughbred health and welfare by funding scholarships, educational programs,...

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Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation Awards $6,000 to Cornell University

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded Cornell University $6,000 towards their Veterinary School of Medicine. The latter's mission is the creation, dissemination, and implementation of scientific knowledge to improve the health and well-being of animals and people. In alignment with their own mission to support and promote equine education and research by sponsoring scholarships in veterinary medicine and supporting organizations that are educating the public in the proper care of horses, TERF assists Cornell in their efforts to financially support and recognize scholarship winner Claire Reid. TERF's...

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