Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Will Award $3.4 Million In Grants

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that $3,420,000 will be awarded as grants to 74 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations that currently hold TAA accreditation. Since inception in 2012, the TAA has now awarded more than $17.2 million in grants to accredited Thoroughbred aftercare organizations. “The TAA is pleased to be able to award more than $3 […]

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Gulfstream Park’s Canter For The Cause Shows Support For Thoroughbred Aftercare

More than 100 equine enthusiasts participated Saturday morning in Gulfstream Park’s first Canter for the Cause, a unique opportunity allowing horse owners to walk, canter or trot their horses across the legendary South Florida track. Participants came from as far away as Ocala to ride their horse across the same track as champions like California […]

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Despite Lack Of On-Track Success, New York-Bred Dusk to Dawn Has Changed Lives In Second Career

A shared love for horses between a father and his young daughter would bloom again years later when Heather Rio adopted Dusk to Dawn – a former competitor on the New York Racing Association (NYRA) circuit –  through the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) in the summer of 2018. The New York-bred, who is now known […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Accredits 40 Organizations In 2019

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that 40 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations have been awarded accreditation effective immediately. The list of 40 organizations includes 32 that were reaccredited and eight that received accreditation for the first time. The TAA, the only accrediting body in Thoroughbred aftercare, now has a network of 74 organization with approximately 160 […]

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TAA Named Official Aftercare Partner Of the 2019 Breeders’ Cup 

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has been named the official aftercare partner of the 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Park. The TAA is also an official charity of the Breeders’ Cup, along with TAA-accredited Old Friends, the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, and other nonprofits. TAADuring the World Championships, the TAA will […]

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Keeneland: Self-Serve Betting Terminals To Have Charitable Donation Feature For TAA

In keeping with Keeneland’s mission to support the horse industry, all self-serve wagering machines at the track will have a charitable donation feature that allows handicappers to donate a portion or all of their winnings to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and receive a receipt for their donation. The terminal will have a pop-up interface that […]

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‘Canter For The Cause’ Fundraiser For Aftercare Heads To Gulfstream Park

Gulfstream Park will provide a unique opportunity for all equine  owners and enthusiasts to walk, canter or trot their horses across the legendary South Florida track Saturday, Nov. 9 in the inaugural Canter for the Cause. Participants will be able to walk, canter or trot across the same track that has hosted such champions as Cigar, […]

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Juvenile Races On Turf Support Virginia Derby Card At Colonial Downs

A pair of $100,000 races for 2-year-olds on the Secretariat Turf Course – the 1 1/16-mile Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance/Kitten’s Joy Stakes and the 5 ½-furlong Exacta System’s Rosie’s Stakes – bolster the stellar Virginia Derby Night program on Saturday (Aug. 31) evening at Colonial Downs.   Through the investment of the Colonial Downs Group, a […]

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TAA, Virginia HBPA Partner For Best Turned Out Awards On Virginia Derby Day

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is partnering with the Virginia Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association to present the Best Turned Out Horse Awards on Virginia Derby Day held Aug. 31 at Colonial Downs. The Virginia HBPA will sponsor a cash prize and gift bag to be given to the winning groom of the Best Turned Out […]

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New York Increases Funding For Equine Aftercare

The New York Racing Association (NYRA) and the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NYTHA) have joined forces to create an aftercare initiative that assesses a 1.5 percent fee on a New York-raced horse’s claiming price. Proceeds from this fee will go directly to NYTHA’s Take The Lead (TTL) program and to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance […]

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