RRP Executive Director, Jen Roytz, joins us to give us a recap of the first ever Thoroughbred Mega-Makeover. Professor and horse trainer, Rachael Walker, shares how she started a pilot program at her university teaching students how to restart retired racehorses. And last but not least, Leandra Cooper, joins us again for an update on New Vocations and brings us our adoptable horse of the week.
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Retired Racehorse Radio Guests and Links Episode 66: Hosts: Jamie Jennings of Flyover Farm and Host of Horses in the Morning and Joy Hills of The Foodie Equestrian Image Credit: 2021 People's Choice Award winner, Icarius, with trainer Alexandra Beckstett by canterclix Title Sponsor: Kentucky Performance Products Media Partners: The Thoroughbred Makeover and New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Guest: Jen Roytz, Executive Director of the Retired Racehorse Project. Guest: Rachael Walker, Adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin and Owner of DoubleShot Equestrian Guest: Leandra Cooper of New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program Additional Support Provided by: Arena Saddles, Cashel Products, and Listeners like you! New Vocations Adoptable Horse of the Week: Sound Effect