Thoroughbred aftercare

‘Hoedown For Horses’: CARMA Hosting Aftercare Fundraiser On July 21 At Del Mar

The California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), a nonprofit dedicated to Thoroughbred aftercare, will be grabbing the bull by the horns this summer as it aims to rope it biggest and most lucrative fundraiser to date. ‘Hoedown for Horses’ will return to where the turf meets the surf on Sunday, July 21 at Del Mar Racetrack. […]

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‘The Lucky Ones’: Thoroughbred Welfare Group Offers Look Inside The Aftermath Of I Care I Help

The National Thoroughbred Welfare Organization (NTWO), a 501(c)3 non-profit, is asking the public for help in caring for “the lucky ones” — a handful of the few living horses remaining from the aftermath of I Care I Help. The Paulick Report first began reporting on the activity of I Care I Help in April 2018, […]

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Louisiana Legislature Passes Bill Allocating $5 Per Start To Fund Aftercare

The state legislature in Louisiana approved a measure this week which would allocate $5 per start to a fund for Thoroughbred aftercare. HB384 states monies raised from the funding stream would be managed by a representative of Louisiana horsemen for withdrawals and disbursement from the Horsemen’s Bookkeeper Account. The bill, authored by Rep. Clay Schexnayder […]

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Old Friends Announces Death Of Former Paulson Runner, Sire Geri At Age 27

Grade I winner Geri was euthanized May 25 at Park Equine Hospital in Versailles due to complications from colic. Geri had been a retiree at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement farm in Georgetown, Ky., since 2013. The stallion was 27. Geri was among nine stallions repatriated from overseas stud duty by the non-profit organization. He […]

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Harrah’s Announces Aftercare Fundraising Program At Louisiana Downs, Philly, Indiana, Hoosier

Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR), today announced the launch of Empire of Hope, a new program designed to help raise awareness and funding for the care of horses after their racing careers are over. Developed with support from accredited racehorse aftercare programs, Empire of Hope will directly assist efforts to relocate, rehabilitate and repurpose retired […]

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Parker Hit With Two More Felony Animal Cruelty Charges In Louisiana, Bringing Total To Over A Dozen

Police in Union Parish, La., have charged horseman Hal Parker, 60, of Haile, with two more felony counts of animal cruelty related to two horses he housed from the kill pen rescue ICareIHelp. In February, Parker was arrested and charged with one felony count of theft of livestock, two felony counts of aggravated cruelty to […]

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IFAR Conference: We Need Better Traceability For OTTBs

The third International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR), held in conjunction with the European & Mediterranean Horseracing Federation’s (EMHF) General Assembly at Øvrevoll Racetrack in Oslo, Norway, concluded May 16 with presentations on topics including the challenges regulators face when it comes to aftercare, the versatility of the Thoroughbred, an aftercare toolkit, and […]

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Sir Barton Stakes To Benefit TAA And Man O’ War Project

The Earle I. Mack Foundation is pleased to announce that it will be the lead sponsor for the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes, held during the 2019 Preakness Weekend at Pimlico Race Course. Taking place on May 18, the Sir Barton Stakes will benefit the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and the Man O’War Project. The Man O’War Project is a joint […]

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Nearly 500 Attend New Vocations Open Barn And BBQ Event

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program’s fourth annual Open Barn and BBQ event on Friday, April 26 was a resounding success. Held at New Vocations’ Lexington facility at Mereworth Farm, guests were welcomed to tour the facility and meet adoptable horses, listen to live music and enjoy dinner, with drinks graciously provided by Jackson Family Wines, […]

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Pimlico: Special Award Of Merit To Be Presented To Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, which has granted nearly $14 million in grants to accredited Thoroughbred aftercare organizations, will receive the Special Award of Merit Thursday, May 16 at the Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Race Course. The Special Award of Merit is given to those who have made a positive impact on the racing industry. Previous […]

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