Feb 06

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $10,000 TO GRAYSON-JOCKEY CLUB RESEARCH FOUNDATION

February 3, 2023 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to announce the awarding of a $10,000 research grant to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, Inc. The funding will support the work of Dr. Sue Stover at the University of California for research involving motion of the proximal sesamoid bones. The research project will examine how uneven footing, hoof conformation, shoeing, and uneven racetrack surfaces could contribute to fetlock breakdowns. With the vision and mission of bettering the life of Thoroughbreds, TERF primarily aims to support students in pursuit of education in equine industry careers and to fund… Read More »

Jan 20

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $5,000 TO AMPLIFY HOURSE RACING

January 20, 2023 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award $5,000 to Amplify Horse Racing to be used for educational, mentorship, and career opportunities. Amplify Horse Racing’s mission is to amplify careers and education in the thoroughbred industry. They do this by supporting and enhancing existing educational and engagement initiatives, while creating and developing new opportunities that lead them into the future. Amplify wants to open doors for anyone to be involved, welcoming all backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, riding disciplines, and age groups. Their goal is to generate positivity, share knowledge and experience, and collaborate. Annise Montplaisir,… Read More »

Jan 13

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $10,000 TO THROUGHBRED RETIREMENT FOUNDATION

January 13, 2023 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) $10,000 to be used for educational purposes. TRF’s mission is to rescue ex-racehorses, no longer able to compete at the racetrack, from neglect, abuse, and slaughter. Furthermore, TRF collaborates with correctional facilities in eight states to provide vocational training to inmates who, in turn, care for horses that are not suitable for second athletic careers. Second chances classroom Dr. Reid McClellan and Program Manager John Evans In 2021, TERF funding provided for the accreditation of the vocational instructors in the Groom… Read More »

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MLK Day of Service Events 2023

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, or MLK Day, is a day to commemorate the life and work of Dr. King. Dr. King promoted nonviolent means to bring an end to racial segregation and injustice in the United States during the civil rights movement in 1955. Honoring him and all did, every third Monday in January communities are encouraged to reflect on principles of racial inequality, justice and social change. On this day Americans are encouraged to volunteer to improve their communities. Below is a list of events in Chester County for those who wish to volunteer their time on Monday,… Read More »

Jan 06

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $52,389 IN RESEARCH GRANTS TO FOUNDATION FOR THE HORSE

January 6, 2023 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to announce the awarding of $52,389 in research grants to the Foundation for the Horse. With the vision and mission of bettering the life of Thoroughbreds, TERF primarily aims to support students in pursuit of education in equine industry careers and to fund research efforts, which better the life of the Thoroughbred racehorse. TERF awarded $20,000 to support the work of Dr. Alexandra Carlson at the University of Tennessee for research involving in vitro analysis of the optimization of stem cell therapy for the treatment of osteoarthritis using… Read More »