From USEF:

Dear Equestrian Community,

We know there are hundreds of thousands, maybe even millions, of you out there who would like to send words of support to Barbaro and trainer Michael Matz. A special email account here at the USEF has been created for that purpose. The messages will be compiled and sent to Barbaro, Michael and owners Roy and Gretchen Jackson at the New Bolton clinic.

The email address is

Let’s all join together to wish Barbaro a safe recovery.

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Photo by Al Behrman, Associated Press

Barbaro is held by jockey Edgar Prado after injuring his leg at the start of the 131st running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.