For three thoroughbreds these days, the backstretch is a quiet acreage east of Winnipeg.
But there was a time when the track was home.
The fast life of a racehorse is also generally a short one. Many thoroughbreds start racing around two years old, and are retired a few short years later.
That’s where Emily Johnson and April Keedian come in.
“We started out as a free service for helping people at the racetrack find homes for their horses,” Johnson told…