Retired Racehorse Training Project has contracted with Heather Benson of Back Forty Media and Marketing to increase demand in the equestrian sport and recreation markets for Thoroughbred ex-racehorses.
More than $818,000 was raised Jan. 4 during the live auction portion of the 24th Annual Select Stallion Season Auction benefiting Thoroughbred Charities of America.
The inaugural two-day Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium drew 800 participants to Pimlico Race Course Oct. 5-6.
Glenye Cain Oakford takes us through the Retired Racehorse Training Project event and asks various participants why they choose Thoroughbreds and former racehorses. watch video
The inaugural Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, dedicated to developing second careers for retired Thoroughbred racehorses, will be held in Baltimore. Twenty-six trainers from the U.S. and Canada will participate.
The board of directors of the Retired Racehorse Training Project announced May 23 its selection of the 26 horse trainers who will participate in the RRTP Thoroughbred Makeover.
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, which recently announced a new funding plan, was a main focus during a session entitled "Totally Aftercare" that closed out the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit.
An educational and social event called Thoroughbreds For All! is slated take place at West Wind Farm in Lexington April 28.
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