Old Friends News

Friday, July 25, 2014
Jockey Rosie Napravnik and MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® Team Up and Tip a Hat to Old Friends  ...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The History of Old Friends A Home for Retired Thoroughbreds
Friday, July 11, 2014
Meet the Author! Location:  Old Friends Farm, Georgetown, KY Date: 7/12/2014 Time: 10am –...
Monday, May 26, 2014
"In Memory Of" is the official memorial painting for Old Friends Thoroughbred Rescue in...
Monday, May 26, 2014
Memorial Day at Old Friends May 26, 1 PM Old Friends Farm, 1841 Paynes Depot Rd., Georgetown,...






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Horse Racing's Living History

Old Friends provides a dignified retirement to Thoroughbreds whose racing and breeding careers have come to an end. By promoting these one-time celebrated horses through a campaign of education and tourism, we hope to raise awareness of  all equines in need.   Learn more about us here.


Prized 1986-2014


 
The History of Old Friends
A Home for Retired Thoroughbreds
By Rick Capone

We are proud to announce Rick Capone's new book!  The story of the creation of Old Friends, a Thoroughbred retirement farm in Georgetown, Ky., by Michael Blowen, who turned a dream into reality.

PRE ORDER NOW! 
CALL 502-863-1775 
$19.99 plus $5.00 shipping. (shipping in August)

click here for more info

Proud to be

an accredited organization of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance!

 

2014 calendars 

Fantastic photos. $15 on sale! includes shipping. Click here to order from our eBay Store

 

 

2nd edition of the Old Friends Magazine!

Old Friends magazine, produced and 100% donated by Daily Racing Form, is 96 color pages packed with stunning Barbara Livingston photographs, features fan favorites Arson Squad, Rapid Redux and 2002 Belmont Stakes winning Sarava, plus profiles and past performances for an additional 30 of the farms’ accomplished retired Thoroughbreds. 100% proceeds go to Old Friends.  Call us at 502-863-1775 to order.  $15.00 includes shipping and handling.  More info here  click here to order.


Featured Volunteer - Barbara Fossum

Meet some of the amazing people behind the scenes of Old Friends.  This month, we present Barbara Fossum.  We couldn't be without her!  She just loves our own Hidden Lake!     Click here to read more.

 

Hats Off to the Horses! Annual Online Auction

Each year from Nov. 1 - April 1, MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® hand crafts six gorgeous hats that are auctioned.  These hats have raised over $21,000 for our horses!
Peek at past year's hats here.