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Dr. Ken Lian

ThoroughbredEd strives to change racing biz

The sad-eyed racehorses coming off the track were a sight Dr. Ken Lian, DVM, was never able to shake. And despite, or possibly because, he had been a longtime fan of horse racing, it always seemed to him that the life of a racehorse could be improved. In the summer of 2010, Lian and a collective of like-minded veterinarians, race trainers, farriers, animal-welfare advocates, horseman and backside workers, formed Thoroughbred Education Foundation, Inc., nicknamed it ThoroughbredEd, and went to work. The goals were lofty. The foundation aims to foster good horsemanship from within the industry, bringing the sport back to […]