retired racehorses

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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Santa Anita, CARMA Sponsoring Aftercare Awareness Day Sunday

Santa Anita Park, in conjunction with the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), will host an event celebrating retired racehorses and those that attend to and develop them, with Aftercare Awareness Day, on Sunday, June 17. CARMA Youth Ambassadors Amanda Gomez (15) and Jolee Craigmyle (14) will be demonstrating the versatility of retired Thoroughbreds in their […]

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OTTB Teams With Hawk In New Career … Yes, A Hawk

Not every Thoroughbred, no matter how strong its bloodlines, is destined to become a top-class racehorse. Even for successful horses, racing careers can be short. Godolphin’s rehoming and retraining programme finds ex-racehorses new homes and new careers. With a little retraining, a Thoroughbred can make a perfect mount for many different equine disciplines — eventing, […]

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New Vocations’ Second Annual Open Barn And BBQ Hosts Over 600 Guests

Over 600 people from the racing and sport horse industries braved threatening skies to attend the New Vocations Open Barn and BBQ on April 28th, sponsored by AmWager and Siena Farm. Intended to celebrate the heart and versatility of the Thoroughbred breed, the event was a tremendous success, raising much-needed awareness of the importance of […]

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302 Retrained Thoroughbred Racehorses Bound For Kentucky

After nine months of training 302 Thoroughbred horses that retired recently from 62 different racetracks across North America are on their way to Lexington, Kentucky. Their destination is the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium Presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America on October 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park. Each horse has a […]

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Delaware Park Hosting ‘Showcase’ For Retiring Thoroughbreds Oct. 23

A joint event between CANTER-Delaware (DCE) and the Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue (MAHR) will be held at Delaware Park on Oct. 23 to offer between 30 and 40 retiring racehorses to new homes. Open to all in the horse-buying public, the “End of Meet Showcase” hopes to mirror the success of a similar event at Suffolk […]

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Dr. Patricia Hogan Enhances The ‘Limitless Possibilities’ For Retired Racehorses

Dr. Patricia Hogan has broken the mold for a female veterinarian, becoming one of the foremost equine surgeons in the United States. Now operating her own clinic out of New Jersey, the surgeon practices giving back to the horses she has built her career caring for, according to brooklynbackstretch.com. Working in tandem with the New […]

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Thoroughbred Incentive Program Approves 850 Shows For 2016

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) announced today that it has approved awards and classes for more than 850 shows in 43 states and Canadian provinces during 2016. A full calendar of events is available on the T.I.P. website at tjctip.com. Awards are available in a wide variety of disciplines, including eventing, dressage, Western […]

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Champion Pender Harbour’s Final Start To Benefit LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society

Champion millionaire and fan favorite Pender Harbour will make the final start of his stellar career in the G3 Valedictory Stakes on Sunday, Nov. 29, the final day of Woodbine’s 2015 thoroughbred racing season and, no matter where he finishes, this seven-year-old Philanthropist gelding will be going out a winner. Pender has asked his connections […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Magazine Launched By Daily Racing Form

Daily Racing Form in conjunction with the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) will be publishing a new annual Magazine to increase awareness of the TAA’s mission and its ongoing efforts to support Thoroughbred Aftercare on a national level and in Canada. The inaugural Magazine will be published on October 15, 2015, and distributed throughout Lexington, Ky., […]

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