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Silver Ray lands softly on the green grass of Old Friends

Old Friends Equine welcomes Silver Ray

(Press Release) GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Silver Ray, a graded-stakes winner who was rescued from potential slaughter, has arrived at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, Ky. It was an unexpected turn of events that turned Silver Ray’s life around. Earlier this summer the stallion was discovered at a livestock auction in Mira Loma, Calif. by April Smith. Suspecting he night be headed for a slaughterhouse, Smith bought him for a mere $30. After uncovering his identity, Smith contacted Catherine Trope, founder of the Glendale-based Polo Pony Rescue and Trope helped nurse the ailing ex-racer, now 24, back to […]

Lisa Molloy will oversee the day-to-day operations of ReRun, Inc. in her new roll as program director

ReRun, Inc. taps Lisa Molloy as program director

ReRun, Inc. has named seasoned horseman and well-liked Thoroughbred advocate Lisa Molloy to head up the horse charity’s day-to-day operations, with goals of increasing the numbers of ex-racehorses re-homed through the program. Molloy assumes the title of Program Director at the charity, and in the newly created position will be responsible for overseeing the care and training of Thoroughbreds as they move through the process of rehabbing, retraining, and eventually finding homes. Tapped by the ReRun Board of Directors for her “exemplary experience with horses,” Molloy was lauded for her extensive career in Thoroughbred adoption, as well as her past […]

Metro receives Tildren injections from Dr. Kimberly Brokaw

Knee treatment saves famous ‘painting horse’

Dr. Kimberly Brokaw, DVM, of Maryland announced this week that novel treatments introduced to counteract potentially life-threatening knee inflammation and arthritis in famous “painting” ex-racehorse Metro Meteor, appear to be working. Metro, the talented ex-racehorse who paints abstract in acrylics, and who has been featured on myriad national news shows, suffers soft tissue swelling within the joint capsule of his knees, combined with an arthritic condition and extra bone growth, Brokaw explains. His condition, which developed after multiple knee surgeries to remove bone chips, rendered him at the top level of a lameness scale. Brokaw explains: “The Lameness Scale is […]