Horses Saved From Goshen Historic Track Barn Fire

All 16 Standardbred horses residing inside were led to safety.

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Earlier this week fire swept the stables at the Goshen Historic Track (GHT), in Goshen, New York, but not before all 16 of the Standardbred horses residing inside were led to safety.

Steve Jones, president of the GHT board of directors, said facilities manager Tim Masters noticed smoke coming from the stable area on Aug. 23. After notifying authorities, Masters and others were able to remove all of the horses inside from their stalls.

By the time fire crews arrived, the blacksmith shop, a row of stalls, and most of a barn were completely engulfed in flames.

“It’s a devastating loss but we will rebuild,” Jones said

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Pat Raia is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering equine welfare, industry, and news. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Tennessee Walking Horse, Sonny.

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