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Another Retired Racehorse Success Story

Like many retired athletes, racehorses often go on to live very exciting lives. Retired racehorse Purest Form, or as owner Stephanie Neises, an accomplished equine rider and the Compliance Administrator for the Minnesota Racing Commission likes to call him, Avicii, is still a very active horse. Purest Form was foaled in Kentucky in 2009 and […]

Minnesota Racing Commission Awards $46,000 for Racehorse Repurposing and Retirement

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SHAKOPEE, Minn. (October 20, 2017) – The Minnesota Racing Commission (MRC) authorized disbursement of $46,000 to three 501(c)(3) non-profit racehorse adoption, retirement and repurposing organizations at its August meeting. The recipients include: Bowman Second Chance Thoroughbred Adoptions, This Old Horse and Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program. These new funds were generated by legislation passed in […]

Dr. Bowman’s Inn Filling Fast

It’s like trying to remove sand that slides back into the hole after being piled at the edge. Sometimes it’s even worse, like trying to bail out a boat that is filling with water faster than it can be removed. The effort we speak of here belongs to Dr. Dick Bowman, whose pastures sometimes fill […]