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Tony Stewart Foundation Supports Retired Racehorses and Internships in 2017

Tony Stewart Foundation Supports Retired Racehorses and Internships in 2017

The mission of Friends of Ferdinand resonates well with the mission of the Tony Stewart Foundation and Tony's passion of helping animals. Born and raised in Indiana, helping racers of a different breed has been an ongoing commitment of the Tony Stewart Foundation since 2008. We are honored and grateful for Tony's continued support....
1 of 64 Organizations in the US and Canada, Friends of Ferdinand Earns TAA Re-Accreditation

1 of 64 Organizations in the US and Canada, Friends of Ferdinand Earns TAA Re-Accreditation

“The organizations accredited by the TAA represent the top echelon of aftercare services, ensuring that the horses retiring from racing are receiving the best possible care and opportunities to find new careers or retirements,” said Jimmy Bell, TAA and Godolphin America president.
Brent Sumja Sets an Example for Handicapper's by Giving Back to the Thoroughbred Athletes

Brent Sumja Sets an Example for Handicapper's by Giving Back to the Thoroughbred Athletes

"Quite a few of my tournament competitors are acknowledging that these tremendous athletes are providing all of us with entertainment and it's cool and it is much needed to give back a little to them for retirement. They do not have IRA's and 401k's"

Brent, we salute you! On behalf of the horses - Rock On (and keep winning)!

After the Finish Line Steps Up for Indiana and California Breds in 2016

After the Finish Line Steps Up for Indiana and California Breds in 2016

Sometimes, we just need a little help from our friends. This year, two Friends of Ferdinand horses were lucky to have found friends with the supporters, donors and Board of Directors at After the Finish Line.....
Young Writer Wins Grant from Thoroughbred Charities of America for FFI

Young Writer Wins Grant from Thoroughbred Charities of America for FFI

Friends of Ferdinand Inc. (FFI) is thrilled to announce it will be a Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) grant recipient thanks to a young horse-crazy writer.The love of Thoroughbreds often starts at a young age; such is the case for Hadley Macey, aged 10, of Noblesville.....
Indiana Horse Council Foundation Supports Thoroughbred Aftercare Through the Racing Legacy Fund.

Indiana Horse Council Foundation Supports Thoroughbred Aftercare Through the Racing Legacy Fund.

Friends of Ferdinand Inc. (FFI) is pleased to announce that it will receive a grant from the Indiana Horse Council Foundation (IHCF). The grant is from IHCF's Racing Legacy Fund, which allots resources to be used for retraining and retirement opportunities for Indiana racehorses....