TRF Second Chances Program

Virtual TRF Second Chances Exhibit Premiers on Monday

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF), in collaboration with the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame & Museum, will host a live-streaming, virtual exhibit premier on Monday, Mar. 22 from 6:00-6:30 p.m. ET to debut the "Saving Horses, Saving Lives, A Celebration--Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Exhibit," a new addition to the museum. "It is extremely important to tell the story of the important work that the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation is doing not only in South Carolina, but all over the country," said Lisa Hall, the Museum Coordinator at the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing...

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Second Chances Farm Manager Heidi Richards Made the Program Happen and is Awarded by CA

Heidi Richards is a lifelong horsewoman and rancher. She grew up riding, and at age 16, began working at a Thoroughbred training center. Since that time, Richards has re-trained and transitioned more than 100 off-track Thoroughbreds. When Richards moved to Coalinga, California, a city in Fresno County and the western San Joaquin Valley, for college, she began a 10-year career at Harris Farms where she worked in every aspect of the breeding and training of Thoroughbreds. Her career on the farm ended when Richards began to feel conflicted about the...

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TRF to Host BBQ at the Barn Fundraiser
TRF to Host BBQ at the Barn Fundraiser

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) will host a re-imagined "TRF BBQ at the Barn" summer fundraiser on Tuesday, Aug. 11 from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Saratoga Winery. This year's BBQ will be carry-out with a twist. Guests will drive thru the grounds to enjoy a "TRF Experience" with miniature ponies, racing celebrities, goodies for the kids, and a special appearance by Joey, the TRF Herd Ambassador, who will be returning to Saratoga from the TRF Second Chances Program at Wallkill. The event will feature food from Barnsider BBQ in...

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