Aftercare Allies

Longrun Thoroughbred Retirement Society

Recently, I was able to speak with Vicki Pappas, chairperson and founding partner of Longrun, a TAA-accredited aftercare organization. Read on to learn more about this terrific program. Where is Longrun Thoroughbred Retirement Society based? Longrun’s administrative offices are on the backstretch of Woodbine. We also own a hundred acre

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The Horse Fund Announces Rebranding and New Board Members

Rebranding The Horse Fund is pleased to announce that, as part of their mission to provide safe and secure retirements for Thoroughbreds affiliated with Wasabi Ventures Stables (WVS), they will now be known as the Wasabi Aftercare Fund. This decision to rebrand aligns with the organization’s commitment to horses that

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Jessica Hammond and Beyond the Wire

In the newest article this series, I spoke with Jessica Hammond, Executive Director of Beyond the Wire. Jessican has been involved with this program since its inception. Where is Beyond the Wire based? Beyond The Wire is Maryland racing’s aftercare program and is based at Laurel and Pimlico. They also

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TRRAC- An Aftercare Ally

I have worked with Nina Lyman of TRRAC during a few retirements. Most recently, Its Over went to TRRAC to be rehabbed and restarted for his post-racing career. I spoke with Nina to learn more about TRRAC. Where is TRRAC based? TRRAC is based in beautiful Chester County, Pennsylvania. How

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An Update from After the Races

It has been almost four and a half years since I first spoke with Bonnie about After the Races. While not forever ago, this was before The Horse Fund even existed! With the passing of time, there have been many horses placed in forever homes, as well as some other

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Board Changes Announced for The Horse Fund

Moving into our third full year, we are implementing a number of changes to our board of directors. Board Changes Jordyn Egan and Tom Erisman are stepping down from The Horse Fund board of directors. After serving as our board secretary for the first two and a half years, Jordyn

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