A halter worn by Zenyatta while at Lane’s End Farm is being auctioned on eBay to benefit victims of recent tornadoes that killed 21 people in Kentucky.
Zenyatta, the 2010 Horse of the Year owned by Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Moss, recently produced a colt by Bernardini .
With about 35 hours remaining in the online auction, the top bid as of noon March 20 was $2,025. The halter is being auctioned by Rood & Riddle Foundation, the non-profit arm of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington. The proceeds from thr auction benefit the Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross, and are designated to help fund disaster relief in the wake of the tornadoes and severe storms.
The halter, which is being auctioned on eBay under the username “roodandriddle,” comes with a letter of authenticity signed by Bill Farish of Lane’s End Farm.
“The veterinarians and staff of Rood & Riddle are pleased to help with the Red Cross’s relief efforts in those parts of Kentucky that were devastated by the recent tornadoes,” said Dr. Thomas Riddle, co-founder of the hospital. “The auction of Zenyatta’s halter is an exciting opportunity to purchase a piece of history and at the same time support the many people whose lives have been affected so dramatically.”
To view the eBay page, click here.