Retired Ontario Standardbreds Even A Hard Sell As A Gift Now

Breeder Ronda Markle of Cobourg is finding it’s getting more and more difficult even to give away retired standardbreds in Ontario these days.

She bred, raised, raced, sold and then last winter rescued from a Pennsylvania slaughterhouse destination, the now 13-year-old gelding Pride of Earl. Lately she’s been advertising for a suitable home for him on the popular Kijiji website, but to no avail.

Read the complete story here in The Toronto Star.

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