Penn Valley, California – For more than 10 years, Auburn Laboratories, Inc. has been a loyal sponsor of the incredible work being done at Old Friends by Michael Blowen and his staff. Realizing that there was a real need for retirement facilities that could properly take care of these retired athletes, many of them still stallions, Michael and his wife, Diane, followed their hearts and left Massachusetts to purchase a farm in Kentucky.
As it often happens with dreams, Michael took the leap of faith that he could build out his farm, provide quality care for these deserving athletes, and make it all work as a non-profit relying on visitors from all over the world, as well as corporate and individual sponsorships. That dream came true. Today, Old Friends sees thousands of visitors annually and is home to some of Thoroughbred racing’s most celebrated champions.
At Auburn Laboratories, Inc., the company’s commitment is to the lifetime health and well-being of the horses they love. Supporting the valuable work that Michael, Diane, and their wonderful team do to ensure that the retirement years of so many retired Thoroughbreds are spent on Kentucky bluegrass pastures, with shady trees to slumber under and a steady stream of visitors with carrots and soft pats is something they have been proud to support for many years.
Visit their website, Old Friends, for more information on the horses that they take care of, their visiting hours, and what can be done to continue to provide these equines with a quality life that is surrounded by love and care. To find out more about the founders of Auburn Laboratories, Inc., what the company’s mission is as well as learn about what they are doing in the field of equine health and well-being, please visit the Auburn Labs.com company website’s about page.
Joy Van Noy