“Days later, I still find Rocky looking, his head lifted, ears patiently forward, eyes scanning the horizon slowly, as though Randy will come walking around the corner of the hill and back into our lives. I still find myself looking for Randy too. I expect we’ll be looking for him for quite some time.”
In Memoriam: Giant’s Causeway
Regarded as the best son of the legendary Storm Cat, racing champion and sire of champions Giant’s Causeway passed away on April 16, 2018.
In Memoriam: Metro Meteor, the Painting TB
Metro Meteor, the retired racehorse who learned to pain and donated a portion of income from sales of paintings to Thoroughbred charity, was euthanized late last week due to health complications.
A Tribute to Legendary Equine Artist Fred Stone
Hailed as the most famous equine artist in art history, Fred Stone has passed on at the age of 87 on February 4th, 2018 from health complications relating to cancer. Shya Beth of The Flying Shetlands pens a tribute.
In Memoriam: Penny Chenery
The owner of Secretariat and advocate for horse racing and the Thoroughbred passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017.
In Memoriam: Charismatic
The stallion died at Old Friends Farm of Kentucky.
In Memoriam: Becks Mill
We were grieved to learn of the loss of one of our featured RRP horses.
Percheron Team Pays Final Respects to Teen Owner
The draft horse world lost a rising star on January 3, 2017 when 16-year-old Jodi Hinz lost her life. Her Percherons brought her to her final resting place in a touching tribute.
Farewell Jim Ligon
Equestrians lost a devoted servant when James K. Ligon, past president of Pony Club and beloved announcer of equestrian events, passed away Monday, June 4, following a brief battle with lung cancer. Ligon was 65. (more…)