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Turning for Home

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Drawing on Turning for Home Day Read the Philadelphia Inquirer article "After 10 Years, Memories of Afleet Alex Abound": [Afleet Alex's] place in horse racing lore was established at that year's Preakness. After another horse veered into his path, their heels

[twocol_one] [/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last]In April of 2015, twenty horses found new homes after passing through Turning for Home. Thanks to the assistance of Partner Farms, these these horses will have a new career beyond racing.[/twocol_one_last]    

By Annie Tasker, The Bucks County Intelligencer | A new Special Equestrians program will pair at-risk teens with injured racehorses. The staff at Special Equestrians wasn't sure how a former racehorse would react to life away from the track. But Goodman's Girl, a 5-year-old