52 Thoroughbreds - Fact or Drama?

Over the past week or two, a message about 52 horses in Ohio needing homes "went viral" in the horse world. These horses were said to need homes within in few days or they would "go to slaughter."
Ummm. Not so much.
Here is a snippet from a post written by someone who actually took time to talk to the family:
{The horses' owner} was diagnosed with Congestive Heart Failure about 6 months ago and at that time, they began to find homes for all the horses, knowing he would not be here much longer. They have all been placed, but