Prisoners and Horses in Harmony

Jul 29, 2013

An inmate at Lexington’s Blackburn Correctional Complex says working with horses gets one ‘out of the prison state of mind.’  Anthony Smith says that’s what he likes about the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation’s program.  It allows inmates to work with horses.  The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation focuses on taking care of retired racehorses, many who are not suited to new careers as riding or pleasure horses.