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Dancing Spunky 1988-2020

The Best Horse I Ever Did See I am saddened to announce that longtime resident and breed ambassador Dancing Spunky passed away June 19 at the age of 32 years old.  He touched many lives and did more than I can illustrate here to promote the Thoroughbred and retired racehorse breed.  “Punkie” was kind, gentle and always willing to do as asked.  He was smart and able to pony any...
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Active Andy

Talented, Generous, Athletic written by Barbara Cohen-King Active Andy found us when he was 3 years old when he decided he didn’t want to be a racehorse.  We let him relax for a few months and then Oliver started working with him.   We took him for our lessons with Sharon White and I recall her looking at him and smiling but gently saying something like “well, we’ll have to see...
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FixedIncome Larry

Horses helping Humans Fixedincome Larry aka “Moby” retired from racing as a 5-year-old colt after a successful racing career at Belmont Park in New York.   He arrived at Leighton Farm, the home of Thoroughbred Placement Resources, in October 2019.   He immediately demonstrated his calm demeanor and class.  Even before castration, he was hacking around the farm with vol...
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Meet some of the horses you help when you donate in 2020.

  OUR DONORS.....THE HEARTBEAT OF TPR!!! You Give These Horses Hope and the Gift of a Happy Future Meet a few of the horses you help when you support our work.  These are the faces of TPR.  Just some of the horses who are receiving the care, rehabilitation and training they need to have a wonderful life. Some cases take time. Time that we have because you support our work. T...
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Operative

"Opie" "Opie" as we call him is a wonderful soul both inside and out. He is kind and gentle. At one time he competed in hunters, but that was long ago. He participated in a therapy program for veterans and was a big hit. He also was good with children, but not for riding, he's kinda tall at 16.3 hands. Opie is here at Leighton Farm because his owner is having serious unforeseen life chang...
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Gather Around!

Gather Around Click Here to see his video. "Gus" as we call him or Gather Around, his registered name, is a lifetime resident at Leighton Farm, the home of Thoroughbred Placement Resources, Inc. He is a solid citizen and a wonderful soul. In an effort to raise the funding needed to give Gus the care he deserves, we are offering a partial, on-site lease. Gus is a safe and reliable moun...
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Rebel Empress

Rebel Princess Empress is a 3 year old bay Thoroughbred about 15 hands high. She is very calm and loves attention, especially being groomed. After three races and a last minute scratch in the paddock she is clearly saying she does not want to race. Empress is sound with no vices but she did not want to train at the track. I realize she isn't a tall horse but she's got a great build a...
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GottaLovetheDrake – Found a home September 2020/assisted

Drakes owner is looking for a new home for this special boy. She adores him but has ambitions of competing at higher levels of dressage and eventing than Drake is able to do. She has put a lot into him and wants to find him the perfect home where he will be adored and enjoyed by someone. Since coming off the track in 2015 Drake has done a little bit of everything (trails, dressage, sho...
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Hard Work – “Huck”- Found a Home 5/2020

Huck at Swallowtail Farm Hard work raced 24 times and made just around $42,000. He retired from racing and was sent to Thoroughbred Placement Resources at the end of May 2019. There he was rested, let down and started for his current owner who had a dream to return to horse ownership since her childhood. It was now time to make it come true. Like many dreams there were some hiccups. H...
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Wheresmokethrsfire – found his home November 2019!

Beautiful inside and out - Wheresmokethrsfire Smokie has a heart of gold. He's a giant Teddy Bear and I wish I had more time to ride, train and compete him but I'm only one person and it's past time for Smokie to find his very own human to love and adore him. This wonderful boy stands 17.2 hands and is 11 years old. He has no vices or soundness issues. The only thing he does that I...
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