Six months ago, Valerie Ashker, partner Peter Friedman and their retired racehorses Primitivo and Solar Express set out from California on a cross country ride to raise awareness for off track Thoroughbreds. Yesterday, the quartet...» Read More!
Since they set off on May 9 we have been closely following Valerie Ashker and partner Peter Friedman’s coast-to-coast journey on retired racehorses. They are now on the homestretch, set to “cross the finish line”...» Read More!
When Laine Ashker told me last year about her mother’s plan to ride across the United States on two off-track Thoroughbreds, 7-year-old Primitivo and 17-year-old Solar Express, I was equal parts skeptical and nervous, and...» Read More!
To demonstrate the versatility and value of the second- or third-career Thoroughbred, Valerie Ashker is about to embark on a coast-to-coast ride aboard her OTTB. We caught up with Valerie just days before she saddles...» Read More!
After reading this article on Off Track Thoroughbreds, I simply had to share it. If you’re not familiar with this site, they do an excellent job of finding inspiring success stories of Thoroughbreds in their...» Read More!