What the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Is and Why It’s Important

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) is a national effort funded by the Paul Mellon Foundation. This non-profit was founded in 2002 and their mission is to save off-the-track Thoroughbreds from tortuous slaughterhouses. During the Obama administration, the end of equine slaughter was passed in the United States. Good, right? Wrong! Instead, horses are now shipped…

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