Keyword: aftercare

  • TRF Announces New Board Members

    The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation announced the addition of four new members to the Board of Directors: Paul H. Saylor, Maggie Wolfendale-Morley, Robert Masiello, and Erin Birkenhauer.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    $450K Yearling Shines in Eventing Second Career

    With a solid purchase price and now in the care of Darley, it seemed that the youngster, named Regiment, had a bright future ahead on the racetrack. But it wasn't on the racetrack where he began to shine.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    New Vocations/TIP Championship Show Brings OTTBs to KY

    More than 250 off-track Thoroughbreds descended on the Kentucky Horse Park's Rolex Stadium in Lexington Sept. 8-10 as part of the first-ever New Vocations Charity Thoroughbred Show/Thoroughbred Incentive Program Championships.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    'War Horse' Crushing Blossoms in Show Ring

    Georgia Keogh was pleasantly surprised in 2015 when her father James Keogh, casually mentioned he had a horse arriving for her one day. When the gray gelding got off the trailer, Keogh was immediately enamored with the son of Giacomo.

  • Nik Juarez and Valid in Maryland

    Juarez Buys Former Mount, Millionaire Valid

    Jockey Nik Juarez kept tabs on his former mount, multiple graded stakes winner and millionaire Valid, who was sold to new connections in January. Then he purchased the horse and retired him to a farm in Maryland, where he arrived Aug. 22.

  • Brazilian Horse of the Year Enjoys New Jumper Career

    The latest addition to Xin Xu Lin's rèsumè came just a few years ago, when the Brazilian champion arrived at the Maker's Mark Secretariat Center at the Kentucky Horse Park and met his new owner, Kasia Jaskowska, who adopted him as a jumper prospect.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    Racing NSW Buys Property for OTTBs Through Welfare Fund

    Racing NSW, the regulating body for Thoroughbred racing in New South Wales Australia, announced July 22 that it has purchased a 2,600-acre property in Capertee for the purpose of rehabilitation, retraining, and rehoming off-track Thoroughbreds.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    CANTER PA Promotes Rider Education Through Scholarship

    The Pennsylvania chapter of the Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses (CANTER) awarded scholarships to three off-track Thoroughbred owners in the Mid-Atlantic region to further promote their riding and training education.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    TRF Fundraising Initiative Gives Ownership Feel

    An initiative launched by the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation gives donors an opportunity to help provide for the care of a former racehorse while getting the feel of horse ownership without the added responsibilities.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    Little Red Feather Expands Network into Aftercare

    The Little Red Feather partnership has been at the forefront of innovation for Thoroughbred ownership groups. From launching in 2002, the group has more than 300 partners, has successfully crowdsourced a winner through their LRF Thoroughbred Fund.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    Blowen to Discuss Aftercare Economic Value at IFAR

    The International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses hopes to highlight the promotion of Thoroughbreds in second careers, helping racing owners bridge the gap to their horses' retirement, and connect aftercare efforts and horseplayers.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    Racetracker Has Eye for OTTB Talent

    As the dynamics of aftercare and sport horse purchasing changed in the age of the internet—the path to second careers has evolved. One racetracker, Jen Ruberto, has made a name for herself as a go-to connector between racing and riding.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    Formerly Abandoned Mare Makes Strides Toward Makeover

    The KyEHC rescued Annora from the high-profile situation that involved about 40 horses left on a farm near Harrodsburg, Ky. leased by Charles Borell and his daughter, trainer Maria Borell. Annora's listed breeder is Maria Borell.

  • Inside Aftercare: The Seal of Approval

    If you're looking to make a donation to a horse charity. Look at organizations who are accredited by the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and are grant recipients from Thoroughbred Charities of America.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    Q&A: The Makeover Effect on the Market

    As the 2017 Thoroughbred Makeover is shaping up to be the largest in its relatively short history, Erin Shea talked to RRP's president, Steuart Pittman, about the effect the event has had on the off-track Thoroughbred market.

  • Large group met in late July to discuss aftercare.

    International Aftercare Forum Set for 2017

    Groundwork continues to be laid for an international conference on racehorse aftercare that has been scheduled for October 2017, according to Godolphin, which in late July held three days of meetings as part of the planning process.

  • Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show at Pimlico

    'Totally Thoroughbred' Show Set for July 17

    The Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show to benefit the Foxie G Foundation and Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue will take place July 17 in the infield at Pimlico Race Course.

  • A for sale sign at the front entrance of the Mercer County, Ky. farm where starving horses are located

    Kentucky Neglect Case Under Investigation

    As authorities worked to see who is responsible for a case of neglected horses in Central Kentucky, individuals within the horse industry are marshaling forces to help ensure the care of the animals and make attempts to have the horses relocated.

  • Peeping Tom wins 2001 Carter Handicap

    Caretaker, Aqueduct Remember Peeping Tom

    On April 2 Aqueduct will run the Peeping Tom Stakes, which remembers the former claimer turned grade I winner whose caretaker, Alcina Rawles, remembers the gelding as a pleasure horse after his retirement from racing.

  • Rick Schosberg

    Aftercare Program a Priority for Schosberg

    New York-based trainer Rick Schosberg said he feels an obligation to the people and horses that made his success possible, so he invests time in racehorse aftercare via the New York THA's Take the Lead program.