Animal Rescue

#GivingTuesday for Horses

This #GivingTuesday December 3, please help horses with a donation to the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund. I am proud to share five ways this Fund has worked for horses worldwide in 2019, through partnership with PETA–People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals: 1)  The U.S. mainstream media is catching up with PETA on the need to end horse racing cruelty. The L.A. Times November…

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Bridget Moloney hasn’t died in vain

This horse was Bridget Moloney, who earned $389,748 in almost six years of racing at West Virginia’s Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort and other U.S. tracks. After her final race on September 25, 2019, she was “vanned off,” which usually means that a horse was seriously injured. And then, as revealed by PETA’s Campaign to End…

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You Have Always Been My Inspiration

On this fourth anniversary of Greg’s death, I came to Glasgow to visit the Linda McCartney Retrospective photo exhibition. I came to be freshly inspired by this memorial to one of the best-known modern animal rights activists — and to be inspired by the heart behind the memorial, her surviving husband Sir Paul McCartney, who…

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Q3 2019 Report and Thank You!

In Q3 2019, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, White Coat Waste Project, and Animal Place’s Food for Thought Program each used contributions from the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund to further their campaigns and programs. The Greg Fund also made a new grant to Poplar Spring Animal…

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Saving Charlie – and Other Racehorses Like Him

Charlie, formerly the racehorse Charlie’s Quest, came to live with me three years ago on September 21, 2016. He quickly established himself as herd leader vis-à-vis my other PETA rescue horses Caroline (history unknown) and Henry (the former racehorse Root Beer Float). Charlie’s Quest began his “career” at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino, Florida on January 12,…

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