ottb thoroughbreds

Thoroughbred Comes Out of Retirement After Training Stunt

Six-year-old All of the Above was living the retired life, training to become an eventer when he decided to let his handlers know he wasn’t done with racing yet. According to the Off Track Thoroughbreds blog, the horse had just finished with a jump training session and was being untacked by Adrian Jones, his owner’s […]

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Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue Receives ASPCA Grant

Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue (SCTR) has received twice the number of adoption applications to date in 2014 for the rescued thoroughbred horses in its care than it has during the same period ever in its six year history. Increased adoptions, by freeing space and financial resources to care for additional animals, means the organization can […]

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New Hunter/Jumper Show Series Launched for Florida OTTBs

The all-new Run for the Ribbons Horse Show Series will be an exclusive Hunter/Jumper horse show series for all tattooed, registered, and identifiable Thoroughbreds. This show will create a fun, meaningful and competitive environment, raise the demand for Thoroughbreds, and help owners in expanding second career options for off-track Thoroughbreds. It will be a great way […]

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Veteran Silver Charm Runners Retire to Second Careers

Two of the last American-born offspring of 1997 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Silver Charm retired to promising second careers recently, according to an ESPN.com column. Rat Like Cunning and Silver Indy, both 13-year-old geldings, were running in the claiming ranks when Three Chimneys Farm employees realized they were among the last two offspring from […]

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Three Chimneys Presents Good News Friday: A Horsey New Year

New Year’s Day dawned rainy and windy as London’s New Year’s Day Parade took to the streets. The weather didn’t deter the crowds though, and it couldn’t rinse the smiles off four riders who tacked up their off-track Thoroughbreds for the parade. The quartet, sporting the yellow, red, and black quarter sheets that are practically […]

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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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Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Circuitous

Usually the horses featured in the OTTB Showcase haven’t set the world on fire as racers, but most have had at least a few pops out of the starting gate earned a few bucks. While this week’s featured horse never even got that far, he’s got a back story that’s worth being told, and connections […]

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New OTTB Show to Be Held at Secretariat’s Birthplace

There’s a brand new Thoroughbred show coming to Virginia in the summer of 2014. The Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show will feature three full days of competition for Thoroughbreds who are identifiable through The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program with hunter, jumper, dressage, side saddle, western and combined training opportunities, as well as model and leadline […]

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Three Chimneys Presents Good News Friday: Four-Legged Artists

If you were priced out of Keeneland’s recent sporting art auction (the sales from which totaled over $3.1 million), supporters of ReRun are hoping that you might add to your art collection during their upcoming Moneigh auction. The paintings, each done and “autographed” by notable racehorses or breeding stock, have been increasingly popular since their […]

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Woodbine to Host LongRun Day at the Races Nov. 30

The LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society will host its annual LongRun Day at the Races during the card at Woodbine on Saturday, Nov. 30. The program fulfills the Society’s mission to educate racegoers and horsemen about the lives of horses after they leave the track. Representatives from the society will be on hand with information about […]

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