Kayla Urbasik wins the TCA Youth Essay Contest for LongRun

 The TCA offered a Youth Essay Contest to be written by someone 18 years old or younger who is connected or impacted by a TCA 2014 grantee organization.  TCA 2014-Grantee-LogoLongRun is extremely proud to announce that adopter Edie Urbasik’s daughter Kayla, was one of the co-winners and in doing so, won a $1,000 grant for LongRun.  Edie had adopted Tall Glass in 2008 and Kayla wrote about her relationship with “Kadin” his new barn name.  The cheque presentation will take place on LongRunDay, November 8 at Woodbine.  To read the essay, please CLICK HERE.

Thoroughbred Charities of America, which mandates providing a better life for Thoroughbreds, both during and after their racing careers, by supporting retirement, rescue and research and by helping the people who work with them, has named LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society as one of their 2014 grant recipients.  LongRun’s Board of Directors would like to extend their gratitude to TCA, which is the charitable arm of T.O.B.A., and Executive Director, Erin Crady, for their continued support.  The monies received will go directly to help support the 50+ thoroughbreds currently being fostered by LongRun and to further develop social programs which promote beneficial horse-human interaction.