Preserving PA’s natural beauty  

Pennsylvania is home to the most permanently preserved farmland in the nation — due, in part, to the Commonwealth’s strong equine industry. We’re proud to be a partner in supporting and protecting our state’s iconic beauty and its hardworking farmers.  

From the tracks to the fields

Wherever there’s horse racing, you’ll find open fields filled with horses, hay and little colts not far away. Land preservation is one of the sport’s most positive and least discussed perks that not only provides residents with natural recreation areas, but also gives many Pennsylvanians indirect jobs.

Thanks to the Pennsylvania Race Horse Development Fund, over eight thousand indirect jobs have been created on account of the horse racing industry. Quite a few of those jobs are on farms — farms to train, feed and house racehorses across the state. Of the state’s 7.7 million acres of preserved farmland, 1.3 million is used for equine-related purposes.

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This #PABred was a 3 time graded stakes winner during her racing career, including a victory at the @BreedersCup , propelling her to an Eclipse Award for champion female sprinter. After her racing days came to an end, she sold for $1.5 million as a broodmare prospect. Guess who? ...

In honor of #NationalNameYourselfDay we want to know what your racehorse name would be!
Comment your racehorse name below!
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Don’t go to bed hungry and donate if you can.
If you need help finding a food bank send us a message and we will try to help you locate one.
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Today's #WednesdayWidsom is a message of strength "Be strong now, because things will get better.
It might be stormy now, but it can't rain forever."
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Back in the 1990s, this #PABred shocked the @breederscup Classic when getting his nose down on the wire for a 19-1 upset. He currently resides at @old_friends. Guess who?

PC - Tom Ferry
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Which horse racing movie reigns supreme? 🤔
Head over to our story to vote!
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What is the name horse depicted by the Emojis in the picture below?
HINT: This horse beat Captaintreacherous in the Battle of the Brandywine!
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