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Jason, far right, says goodbye to Decathlete as he is being picked up by a new family.

Inmate hired by racehorse farm, a 2nd chance

After a life caught up in a “revolving door” of drugs and trouble, a 41-year-old Virginia inmate who found his calling working with retired racehorses at the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, will exit prison this coming September and go straight to work at a well-known racehorse facility. Jason Holland, a model inmate at the James River Work Center who is lauded as a talented individual who possesses a natural gift for handling difficult horses, will step out of prison and onto the green grass of Horseshoe Hill Farm in Virginia. And just like that, a man who had previously worried about […]