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Nice Read - on OTTB's

Nice Read - on OTTB's

What happens to racehorses who can no longer race? Can a big-city accountant be transformed into a racehorse rescuer?

Here's a true story, penned by an equestrian who made this real-life transition to found the LoneStar Outreach to Place Ex-Racers (LOPE), a non-profit racehorse placement agency located near Austin, Texas.
LOPE has placed more than 725 off-the-track thoroughbred horses for adoption into second careers.

Lynn Reardon
LOPE founder and author
Beyond the Homestretch:
What I've Learned from Saving Racehorses

What happens to racehorses, once they are no longer fit to race? Beyond the Homestretch, by Lynn Reardon, traces the development of a racehorse rescue program. Beyond the Homestretch is a worthy read for anyone who loves horses.
By Linda Ann Nickerson

I enjoyed this one, so I'm posting the book review link for last-minute Christmas shoppers, holiday gift givers and horse lovers who love to read.

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