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Barbara Luna promised her warhorse Colonel Bart a lifetime home

Where soldiers once walked come war horses

Soldiers once walked past the historic Rose Bower Farm in Appomattox, Va. where Barbara Luna has fittingly claimed the land for Thoroughbred war horses. For the older ones who have battled so long on the track, she offers respite and healing at her newly created nonprofit War Horses at Rose Bower, and begins again, at age 56, helping the horses of an industry that has been too kind to her. “In all these years, I’ve made my living in some area of racing,” says Luna, a long-serving member of Parx Racing’s retirement program Turning for Home. In this week’s Clubhouse […]