ottb thoroughbred

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Mr. Black Jack

Amber Huff was not in the market for a new horse. But a horse named Mr. Black Jack was most definitely in the market for a new owner, and when a short series of events brought the two together, it was a perfect match. A lifelong rider, Amber grew up riding hunters in Northeast Ohio […]

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Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show Announces Third and Final Leg

The Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show (TCHS) will conduct its third and final show of the 2013 season on Dec. 14 and 15, 2013, at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center (LAEC) in Burbank, CA. Presented by the Siegel-CARMA Foundation, the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show spotlights retired racehorses in their second careers as accomplished sporthorses. With the success of the two […]

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It’s a Standardbred! It’s a Saddlebred! It’s … an OTTB Pulling a Carriage?

Jan Roehl believes that off-track Thoroughbreds really can do anything. Although they’re commonly found in the dressage or hunter/jumper rings, or on course at an eventing show, Roehl has two former racehorses headed to the National Carriage Drive at the Kentucky Horse Park next month. Roehl told KyForward‘s Liane Crossley that carriage driving is a good […]

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Three Chimneys Presents Good News Friday: ‘A Sound Thoroughbred Has Value’

Although Kristin Leshney is a legal associate for the Jockey Club, she spends part of her time organizing the Club’s Thoroughbred Incentive Program. “It’s an area that I am very interested in and always have been,” she said. “I’ve always been interested in aftercare and making sure these horses have a place to go when […]

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New Vocations Awarded $15,000 ASPCA Grant

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program announced this week that a $15,000 grant has been awarded by the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) to aid the non-profit program in rehabilitating Thoroughbreds off the racetrack. “The number one reason horses retire from the track is due to some type of injury,” […]

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Emerald Downs, Prodigious Fund to Host OTTB Showcase On-Track

The Thoroughbred Showcase-featuring over 30 former racehorses to prospective new owners-will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, August 31, at the WTBOA Sales Pavilion at Emerald Downs. Hosted by The Prodigious Fund, The Thoroughbred Showcase includes horses from 3-to-12 years old which are suitable for eventing, hunter/jumper, dressage, trail, polo, light riding, companion […]

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Three Chimneys Presents Good News Friday: Monzante Fundraiser Helps Retire a ‘War Horse’

Like many racing fans, Dan Tordjman was filled with anger after reading about the demise of Monzante, the former Grade 1 Eddie Read Handicap winner who was euthanized after breaking down in a $4,000 claiming race. While scanning Twitter, Tordjman got the idea to donate a week’s profits from his handicapping website, Danonymous Racing, to […]

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Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Merchant of Menace (a.k.a. “Cheeks”)

It’s not often that a horse earns his nickname at two days old but Cheeks sure did, and it’s stuck ever since, from his racing life to his post-track days. Cheeks had a penchant for being curious and a bit of a trickster from day one, so it was exactly one day after that Cheeks […]

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Twelve-Year-Old Girl Among RRTP Trainers

As the Retired Racehorse Training Project progresses, a middle schooler is finding success alongside the other 25 professional trainers in the program. Twelve-year-old Amber Lynn Longreen of Pennsylvania has been working with “Al,” known on the track as Same as Always. Al retired as a 3-year-old and attended his first show with Longreen recently, according […]

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Gulfstream to Host Raffle for OTTBs

Gulfstream Park will hold a raffle during its live racing program Saturday, July 13 to benefit the Florida Thoroughbred Retirement and Adoptive Care (TRAC) program. Some of the items to be auctioned off Saturday from local shops, restaurants and corporations will include a basketball signed by the champion Miami Heat, an Apple iPad Mini, gift […]

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