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Anne Tucker, 73, grooms a horse with boarder Norman King, a former inmate and graduate of the TRF's prisoner/racehorse program Second Chances.

Woman, 73, opens farm to ex-cons; 2nd chance

A 73-year-old Virginia woman who boasts a connection to Kentucky Derby winner Day Star, is doing something absolutely stellar with her modest horse farm. For the last bunch of years, Anne Tucker has taken “a big leap of faith” and welcomed former inmates to her farm, providing a roof over their heads, rent free, and a path to transition from prison to society. “At first, my family was not as enthusiastic about the idea as I was,” Tucker says. “My husband had some reservations and my daughter did too. But in 2009, I welcomed Tamio Holmes to come live on the […]