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In Spired Chief 1991 Gelding Sire: Sawbones Dam: Vivacious Dancer Starts: 39 Wins: 2 Lifetime Earnings: $7,500 Chief is suffering from periodontal disease in his old age which requires special attention and care provided to the Olivia Herd Horses      

Bustin Digits

Bustin Digits

1995 Gelding Sire: Pappa Riccio Dam: Winking Star Lifetime Earnings: $171,791.00 72 starts; 6 wins, 10 places, 8 shows This big hard knocking gelding was finally retired from racing when wear and tear on his ankles prevented him from earning his keep at the track. Digits is pasture sound and enjoys life with his pasture…

Country Strut

Country Strut

1993 Gelding Sire: Country Pine Dam: Kiss Your Stutz Lifetime Earnings: $135,139.00 59 starts; 12 wins, 6 places, 7 shows Country Strut managed 59 races until an injury to his right front ankle sidelined him. Not sound enough for riding, he spends his retirement with his pasturemates. Country Strut needs special care to help keep…

Winner’s Grin

Winner's Grin

1997 Gelding Sire: Never Wavering Dam: Billie’s Grin Lifetime Earnings: $30,417.00 9 starts and 5 wins A knee injury cut his racing career short and his future quickly became uncertain. While he is sound enough for turnout, his injury keeps him on our special care list.             [ngallery id =3]…

Say Now


1992 Gelding Sire: Oh Say Dam: Miss Lavish Lifetime Earnings: $21,427.00 72 starts; 4 wins, 3 places, 6 shows Say Now is a sweet but very shy boy who has always been in need of special attention, which he gets via Olivia’s Herd.             [nggallery id = 6]

Remember Cass


1993 Gelding Sire: Cassaleria Dam: Ysobel Lifetime Earnings: $273,376.00 93 starts; 14 wins, 10 places, 11 shows After giving his all on the racetrack, shy, quiet Cass now prefers the company of only his buddy, Dime Novel.             [ngallery id = 4]  

Play After Dark

Play After Dark (2)

1991 Gelding Sire: No Louder Dam: Minnedoso Lifetime Earnings: $390,688.00 80 starts; 15 wins, 18 places, 16 shows Play After Dark’s story is typical of TRF’s Olivia’s Herd horses. A tough, game racehorse, Play’s legs were no longer able to sustain the pressure of year after year of racing. But he has healed up enough…

Essence of a Lady

Essencse of a lady

1992 Mare Sire: Island Whirl Dam: Efflorecence Lifetime Earnings: $118,998.00 124 starts; 19 wins, 23 places, 18 shows This beautiful mare gave everything she had, racing 124 times despite sore ankles. Lady will never be sound enough for saddle, but she is comfortable turned out with her friends. While she is doing well, she remains…

Dime Novel

Dime Novel

1994 Gelding Sire: Secret Halo Dam: Marlene’s Days Lifetime Earnings: $143,886.00 121 starts; 14 wins, 14 places, 14 shows Yet another TRF horse that kept giving his all despite sore tired legs. He is perfectly happy to spend his days alone with his buddy, Remember Cass.           [ngallery id = 5]…

Dawn Swoop

Dawn's Swoop (2)

1995 Gelding Sire: Cormorant Dam: Satin Dawn Lifetime Earnings: $34,078.00 51 starts; 6 wins, 3 places, 4 shows Poor Dawn is always expecting the worst from people. He is shy and distrustful. We are hoping that placement in Olivia’s Herd will help him to stay in good physical shape and also teach him to be more…