thoroughbred rescue

Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: A Rescue Of ‘Hopes And Dreams’

Serene Queen was a blue collar horse through and through. While she raced almost exclusively in the claiming ranks, she earned her keep and then some, banking nearly $240,000 in her 50-race career. While her 49th race in January of 2015 saw her visit the winner’s circle for the 14th time, it also resulted in […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Stallion Season Auction Vital Part Of TCA Efforts

One of the most widely known and far reaching aftercare-focused organizations in Thoroughbred horse racing, Thoroughbred Charities of America is gearing up for its signature fundraiser, the Stallion Season Auction and Celebration. Now in its 27th year, the annual auction runs online from January 2 through January 6th, with a gala-style party, silent auction and select […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Ride For Retirees At Finger Lakes

For so many equestrians, especially those who are horse racing fans or Thoroughbred owners, included on their bucket list is riding a horse around a racetrack. If this describes you, the Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program is offering the chance to check that one off of your bucket list with its Ride for Retirees at Finger […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Getting A Charge From ‘Volt’

A horse of a lifetime can come from just about anywhere. For Ashley Thompson of Troy, Mo., he came from the backside at Fairmount Park and has turned out to be all she had hoped for and then some. If horse racing was a beauty contest, this guy would have been a Grade 1 star. […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: The Group Behind Olympian Blackfoot Mystery

Blackfoot Mystery represented America proudly this week, competing at the Olympics in Rio. Of the 45 horse and rider combinations who had the tenacity, skills and luck to complete all three phases of the event, Boyd Martin and his retired racehorse finished 16th, ahead of many of the world’s leading horses and riders. While many […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: The Story Of Good Credentials, Part Two

Last week we brought you the story of Good Credentials, the horse who after nearly a five-year layoff was put back into training and raced twice at Hazel Park in Michigan before being claimed by 12-year-old Fredrick Spanabel to be retired. The story garnered much attention, with people commenting on social media, via email and […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: 12-Year-Old Boy Claims 12-Year-Old Horse For Retirement

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall It takes some people the better part of a lifetime to figure out what type of lasting mark they want to make on the world. Twelve-year-old Fredrick Spanabel seems to be ahead of […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: When Helping Is Hurting

On June 4, Doug O’Neill Racing Stable was contacted about a horse on an auction lot in Pennsylvania that was in danger of being sent to slaughter. The horse, identified as Dr. Mohrbacher, had been purchased for a client of O’Neill’s as a 2-year-old in training in 2006 and subsequently made three starts under O’Neill’s […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: A Safe Haven In The Desert

When it comes to Thoroughbred retirement, Patti Shirley plays for keeps. As the founder of the non-profit Tucson, Ariz.-based Equine Encore Foundation, she is often the beacon of light trainers or owners are searching for when they have a horse in need of retirement. As a former racehorse trainer, she knows how heavily it can […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Getting Fed A Second Career

When it comes to companion animal nutrition, the Purina brand is one of the strongest.  Their product lineup includes several popular brands of horse feed, including Omolene, Race Ready and Strategy. Just like “Little Mikey” in the Life Cereal campaign from the 1970s (He likes it! Hey, Mikey!), Purina is concerned with both the taste and […]

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