In Depth: Woman Embarks On Cross-Country Journey To Promote Retired Thoroughbreds

Nov 10, 2016

For Valerie Ashker, promoting ex-racehorses as a breed and finding second careers for them after their life on the track is over has literally become a crusade. 91.3 WUKY’s Samantha Lederman met her in downtown Cincinnati as she rides two of her Off the Track Thoroughbreds across the US to prove their strength, courage and endurance.

Valerie Ashker and Peter Friedman crossed into Ohio as they get closer and closer to completing their 3,500-mile trek on horseback.
Credit Samantha Lederman