MaryLand – A Haven for Horses

MaryLand – A Haven for Horses is a non-profit sanctuary for retired Standardbred racehorses that was established in 2021. The retreat is just minutes from the NYS Thruway in LeRoy, NY. Our residents would love to meet you! Please contact us to schedule a visit! Events Look for us at these events to learn more …

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Standardbreds The Standardbred is an American horse breed best known for its ability in harness racing, where members of the breed compete at either a trot or pace. Developed in North America, the Standardbred is recognized worldwide, and the breed can trace its bloodlines to 18th-century England. They are solid, well-built horses with good dispositions. In addition to harness racing, the Standardbred is …

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Sponsorship As you can imagine it can be very expensive to care for a horse and MaryLand would not be possible without the ongoing support of its sponsors. With your help, we are able to provide these beautiful creatures with such things as veterinary, dental & foot care, feed & bedding. In addition to the …

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About Maryanne m

Maryanne Arena is the founder, President and CEO of MaryLand – A Haven for Horses. Maryanne Arena grew up in Brooklyn, NY, and always dreamed of owning a horse. In 1982 she purchased her first farm in Saratoga County, NY, where she had three horses. She also ran the mounted horse program for Saratoga National …

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About MaryLand Established in 2021, MaryLand…a Haven for Horses is a non-profit retirement sanctuary for Standardbred racehorses located on a 15-acre farm in LeRoy, NY. It is MaryLand’s mission to provide a safe and dignified retirement for Standardbred racehorses that can no longer race. In service of our mission, it is our vision to offer …

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