USTA announces Standardbred Incentive Program
The U.S. Trotting Association announced Monday (June 28) the creation of a Standardbred Incentive Program (SIP) for horses registered in North America. The program will recognize horses who are participating in disciplines other than racing and provide awards for leading contestants.
Purple Haze Standardbred Adoption Program in Oxford, New York is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries
01/26/2021-- Oxford, NY
The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Purple Haze Standardbred Adoption Program as of January 25, 2021.
Purple Haze featured in
11/25/2019-- story by Rich Fisher
For Wanda Polisseni, it was a moment that left a permanent imprint on her soul.
The year was 2006. Polisseni had just ventured into the racing business. A group launching the Thoroughbred Adoption Center in Finger Lakes, N.Y., approached her for help, and she realized she didn’t know why such a facility was important.
“I thought when the babies got done racing they always go off to a beautiful life,” she said. “I didn’t do my homework when I started this.”