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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: ‘So Much More Than A Horse Show’

At first glance, they seemed out of place, like when basketball great Michael Jordan played minor league baseball for a season or when MMA champion Conor McGregor stepped in a boxing ring against that sport’s best, Floyd Mayweather. There was the trainer of the Breeders’ Cup Classic winner putting on a show coat like an […]

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ASPCA Grants $225,000 To Help Rehabilitate And Retrain Retired Racehorses

ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced it has granted $225,000 to nine equine rescue groups to support their efforts to rehabilitate and retrain retired racehorses. Launched in 2010, the ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative has awarded over $2 million to prepare retired racers for new homes and second careers after […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Announces Accreditation Of 34 Organizations

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that 34 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations have been awarded accreditation effective immediately. The list of 34 organizations includes 27 that were re-accredited and seven that have received accreditation for the first time. The TAA, the only accrediting body in Thoroughbred aftercare, now has a network of 70 accredited organizations with […]

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Delaware Park, Horsemen To Give $20,000 For Retired Racehorse Efforts

In an ongoing commitment to find second careers for retired racehorses, Delaware Park and the Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (DTHA) will be presenting a check for $20,000 to the MidAtlantic Horse Rescue (MAHR) and CANTER Delaware as part of the Delaware Handicap Day festivities this Saturday at Delaware Park.  The occasion will be commemorated in the winner’s […]

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Canter New York Launched To Work Alongside NYTHA’s Take The Lead

CANTER is now offering its nationally-recognized 100% volunteer service to New York horseman with the opening of CANTER-New York, a Phase I program offering free sales listings to local trainers/owners of Thoroughbred Racehorses no longer competing. The Chapter is uniquely designed to support the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NYTHA)’s TAKE THE LEAD aftercare program […]

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Churchita Earns Title Of Most Wanted Thoroughbred at the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo

A 6-year-old Thoroughbred mare named Churchita (Churchhill—Slewita, Tsunami Slew) earned the title of Most Wanted Throughbred at the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo in Denver, Colo, after an amazing performance with not one, but three riders. To prove her talent, the mare showed off her skills with three different riders: one very skilled, one novice rider […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Retraining In The Tranquility Of Southern Pines

When one has enjoyed a successful career as an interior designer, what is the natural next step? For Holly Carter, a life-long rider with a penchant for Thoroughbreds both on the track and in the show ring, the answer was easy: create a Thoroughbred adoption facility to honor the memory of those whose backs she […]

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Former University Stallion Rescued From Texas Auction, Potential Slaughter

An 18-year-old Thoroughbred stallion recovered from a small auction house in Texas over the weekend was discovered to have originated from Texas A&M University – Commerce (TAMUC). Tricky Prospect got lucky; Kimberly Underwood saw his Texas Thoroughbred Association papers posted on the Red River Horse Sale’s Facebook page. Underwood shared Tricky’s photos with CANTER Texas, […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Accredits 27 Organizations

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced Nov. 21 that 27 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations have been awarded accreditation in 2016, including 19 that were re-accredited and eight that have received accreditation for the first time. The TAA, the only accrediting organization in Thoroughbred aftercare, now boasts a network of 64 accredited organizations operating at more than […]

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Delaware Park Hosting ‘Showcase’ For Retiring Thoroughbreds Oct. 23

A joint event between CANTER-Delaware (DCE) and the Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue (MAHR) will be held at Delaware Park on Oct. 23 to offer between 30 and 40 retiring racehorses to new homes. Open to all in the horse-buying public, the “End of Meet Showcase” hopes to mirror the success of a similar event at Suffolk […]

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