Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Board Elects Mike Meuser New President

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance board of directors elected Mike Meuser as its new president and elected nine new board members. “The 2019 TAA board is an incredibly talented group of individuals from all areas of the Thoroughbred industry,” Meuser said. “I will make every effort to utilize my years of non-profit experience to lead the transition between […]

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Centennial Farms, TAA To Present Best Turned Out Awards At Pegasus World Cup

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has partnered with Centennial Farms to present the Best Turned Out Horse Awards during the Pegasus World Cup Invitational card Jan. 26, 2019 at Gulfstream Park. Centennial Farms, an ownership group with more than 30 years of experience operating elite Thoroughbred racing partnerships, will sponsor the cash prize and gift bag […]

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Illinois Horsemen Pledge $1 Per Start At Arlington And Hawthorne To TAA

The Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association has pledged $1 per start at Arlington International Racecourse and Hawthorne Race Course in 2019 to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. In addition to its support of the TAA, the Illinois THA created and supports Galloping Out, a TAA-accredited organization in North Riverside, Illinois that focuses on retraining, rehabbing, and adoption […]

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2019 Accreditation Applications Now Available From Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

The 2019 application for accreditation by the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is now available on ThoroughbredAftercare.org. Thoroughbred aftercare nonprofits interested in applying must complete the application by the closing date of April 1 at 6 p.m. ET. Since TAA accreditation is only granted for a specific period of time, organizations with accreditation status ending in 2019 […]

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A Storybook Ending: Teen Gives OTTB Another Chance

Although they live in Glenwood, Minn., Jennifer Anderson and her 17-year-old, horse-crazy daughter Madison have a special connection to Tampa Bay Downs. Anderson’s husband, Brad, was in the same class at Jefferson High School in Alexandria, Minn., as Lynn Rarick, who campaigns Thoroughbreds with her husband Randy (“Red”) Rarick at Tampa Bay Downs and Canterbury […]

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TAA Intern Kokka Honored By University Of Kentucky Ag Equine Program

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance intern Alex Kokka was named Outstanding Intern during the University of Kentucky’s Ag Equine Program Internship Showcase Dec. 6. “I’ve learned so much during my time with the TAA and am honored to have earned such an achievement,” Kokka said. “I look forward to continuing to work with the TAA after graduation.” […]

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American Horse Council’s Unwanted Horse Coalition Transitions To New Name And Focus

The American Horse Council’s Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC), formed in 2006 to bring attention to the issue and challenges of unwanted horses, will be renamed and rebranded as the United Horse Coalition. The changes reflect the industry’s unity around the importance of aftercare and the progress and extensive resources that have come to fruition since the […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Grants $3 Million To Accredited Organizations

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that $3,043,000 will be awarded as grants to the 70 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations that currently hold TAA accreditation. Since inception in 2012, the TAA has now awarded more than $13.8 million in grants to accredited Thoroughbred aftercare organizations. “The TAA is thrilled to award more than $3 million in […]

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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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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance To Highlight Retired Racehorse Issues At Equestricon

From the time of its creation, Equestricon has committed itself to the cause of aftercare and advancing initiatives that support the well-being of retired racehorses. To that end, and for the second year in a row, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) has been named the Official Charity Partner of Equestricon. Horse racing’s only convention and fan festival, Equestricon […]

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