all in Aftercare

Watching the fall from grace off-track Thoroughbreds (OTTB) had suffered in recent decades as go-to horses for all levels of riders, Steuart Pittman decided it was time to step in and help put the breed back in high demand in the show ring. Soon after, the idea of the Retired Racehorse Project’s (RRP) Thoroughbred Makeover came to life.

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — There can be great value in a name.

Audible, a Newark, N.J.-based company that produces and sells audio entertainment and educational programming on the Internet, saluted top 3-year-old Audible on Florida Derby day by making a $15,000 donation to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

As a well-known retired racehorse advocate, Jen Roytz has taken part in nearly every aspect of the racing industry from exercise riding to working as the marketing director at Three Chimneys Farm, where she spearheaded the farm’s aftercare efforts.

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program had 398 retired Thoroughbred and Standardbred racehorses go through the program in 2017, a 10 percent increase from the previous year. Additionally, 125 horses remained in the program throughout the new-year transition, receiving rehabilitative care or transitional training with hopes of placement in 2018. 

Horse Country Inc. is proud to announce its newest nonprofit member: the Kentucky Equine Humane Center. The farm, located in Nicholasville, Ky., is a rescue and rehoming organization serving all horse breeds and will join other members of Horse Country in offering tours of its facility.

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