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Feb 25

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES GRANTS AVAILABLE

February 25, 2022 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to announce the opening of their 2022 grant awards cycle. 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. The missions and programs of the organizations selected to receive this year’s grant awards will reflect TERF’s strategic focus and vision to support and promote equine education and research. Awards will be considered for qualified federally tax exempt 501-c-3 organizations. Information regarding… Read More »

Feb 04

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $14,000 TO UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

February 4, 2022 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award $ 14,000 to the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine to be used to support the Opportunity Scholarship Fund for student scholarships. In the past, TERF has generously awarded grants for need-based scholarships for students interested in pursuing equine medicine. In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine education by supporting organizations that are educating the public on the proper care of horses, TERF continues to offer their financial assistance in 2021. The University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine will use the grant for… Read More »

Jan 28

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $4,000 TO MIDATLANTIC HORSE RESCUE

January 21, 2022 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award $4,000 to the MidAtlantic Horse Rescue (MAHR) for educational purposes. MAHR’s mission is to rescue thoroughbreds from feed lots and kill pens and transition horses directly off the track. After quarantine and careful evaluation, horses are adopted into loving homes as sport horses and pets. In alignment with their mission to support and promote equine education by supporting organizations that are educating the public on the proper care of horses, TERF offers their financial assistance in 2021. MAHR plans to continue their thoroughbred-only clinic series at the farm with well-known… Read More »

Jan 14

THOROUGHBRED EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION AWARDS $4,000 TO HORSEMEN U

January 14, 2022 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award $4,000 to Horsemen U to support Horsemen U’s continuing education platform for a full year. The online platform was launched to assist trainers, assistant trainers, and others in the equine industry with continuing education requirements. The California Thoroughbred Trainers (CTT), Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA), and New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NYTHA) teamed up to start Horsemen U because education is the best investment for improving the equine industry. With better educated equine industry personnel comes better health and welfare for the horse. Those who complete… Read More »

Jan 07

TERF AWARDS $10,000 TO BELMONT CHILD CARE ASSOCIATION

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award the Belmont Child Care Association, Inc. (BCCA) $10,000 to be used for educational purposes. The mission of BCCA is to provide a safe, supportive, and academically inspiring environment for the children of parents working in the Thoroughbred racing backstretch area located at New York’s historic Belmont Park, Aqueduct Racetrack, and Saratoga Race Course. BCCA received funds from TERF in 2019 and 2020, which were used for their early childhood education program. In alignment with their mission to promote equine education by supporting organizations that are educating the public on… Read More »