Our Mims Horses at 2016 Secretariat Festival

The Secretariat Festival in Paris, Ky is just days away, and the horses and staff at Our Mims Retirement Haven are ready to entertain the many visitors to our beautiful county. Elmhurst, the 1997 Breeders’ Cup™ Sprint Champion will be holding court at the Legion Park Fairgrounds between noon and 3 pm. Elmhurst, who considers…

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Our Mims Retirement Haven Staff Attend Fire Extinguisher Class

Barn fires are the leading cause of horse deaths in disaster situations, so the staff of Our Mims Retirement Haven took extra precautions to protect the equines at their facility by attending a class on proper fire extinguisher use. “Everyone thinks they will know how to use a fire extinguisher in an emergency,” said Jeanne…

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Our Mims Retirement Haven Open House

Open House at Our Mims Retirement Haven Paris, KY – Our Mims Retirement Haven invites you to their very first open house on Saturday, October 17th from noon until 3pm. Come to the farm at 2810 Millersburg Ruddles Mill Rd just outside of Paris, Kentucky to view the grounds and meet the Ladies and Gents…

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Obituary: Princess Royale

Our Mims Retirement Haven, a nonprofit sanctuary for retired Thoroughbred broodmares in Paris, KY, sadly announces the passing of Princess Royale. The mare was euthanized due to the infirmities of old age on Sunday, August 2, 2015. She was buried in the Haven’s equine cemetery. Australian-born Princess Royale was the 1985 daughter of Bletchingly, the…

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The True Identity of “Lady Jane”

Our Mims Retirement Haven in Paris, KY, learned the true identity of the mare it previously called “Lady Jane” on June 24, 2015. According to The Jockey Club, the mare’s name is Braggin Rights. Braggin Rights has been at the Haven since November 8, 2014. A 1996 mare by Iroquois Park out of the Hard…

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“Lady Jane” Arrives at the Haven

Our Mims Retirement Haven welcomed a new mare to its facility in Paris, Kentucky on November 8, 2014. The name and identity of the gray Thoroughbred mare is unknown. She was donated by a person who saved her from a kill buyer, but that person was not able to provide proper care, and the mare’s…

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