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In 1994, former jockey and trainer Helen Meredith, a native of Scotland, founded one of the first fully accredited Thoroughbred rescues in the country – the United Pegasus Foundation in San Jacinto, California “She is an avid equestrian that was moved to start the foundation after seeing a news story about the feedlots in Southern California. Watching once prize winning race horses being discarded and sold by their owners inspired Helen to start saving these noble, beautiful equines in her half-acre back yard. This becameRead More →

“I heard about Bev Strauss’ work years before meeting her. I learned early on that she went to the New Holland sales weekly. She saved Thoroughbreds in the kill pen and would quietly network them back to original homes or to new homes. Many of those horses had ‘fallen through the cracks’ after their racing days were over. Bev provided them with soft landings and futures by sending them to her rescue, MidAtlantic Horse Rescue (MAHR), outside of Chesapeake City, Md.   When I met herRead More →

“Anne Campbell may best be known as ‘the First Lady of Thoroughbred Racing Partnerships,’ but to think of her only in that vein would understate all that is Anne Campbell and all that she has done for our great sport of racing. Anne and her late husband, Cot, are not only credited with developing the syndicate racing partnership model, but more importantly introducing and nurturing in excess of 1000 new people into the sport. Anne’s contributions extend way beyond her role at Dogwood Stables. SheRead More →