Keyword: equine retirement

  • Breeders' Cup Horsemen Back New Vocations

    For the fourth consecutive year, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is working with trainers and owners of Breeders' Cup contenders to pledge a percentage of their earnings to support New Vocations.

  • Gary Contessa

    Contessa New Exceller Fund President

    New York-based trainer Gary Contessa has been named president of the Exceller Fund, a non-profit organization that transitions former racehorses into new careers.

  • This sign, created by Tonia Marynell, pays tribute to Exceller, Ferdinand, and Old Friends.

    Old Friends Gets TV Exposure, Retirement Plan

    A segment on the CBS Evening News generated some positive feedback for Old Friends, the equine retirement facility that has a deal with a racing partnership group to create a retirement plan for horses.