Keyword: New Vocations

  • New Vocations Preps for OTTB Takeover in Kentucky

    New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is preparing for its Third Annual All-Thoroughbred Charity Horse Show, which will be held Friday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

  • 2017 T.I.P. Championships at KY Horse Park

    The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) announced that it will be holding the inaugural T.I.P. Championships on Sunday, September 10, 2017, in the Rolex Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • Fasig-Tipton Lends Hand to New Vocations

    New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program June 22 said Fasig-Tipton has donated $100,000 to sponsor the outdoor arena at its new racehorse retraining and re-homing facility at historic Mereworth Farm in Central Kentucky.

  • 20 New Facilities Accredited by TAA

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has announced that 23 accredited facilities are now eligible to receive financial grants from the organization for the ongoing care of retired Thoroughbreds.

  • BC Participants to Support New Vocations

    Some of horse racing's biggest stars are stepping up to the plate to support New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program by pledging a percentage of their purse earnings from the 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • TAA Accredits First Three Facilities

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has accredited its first three Thoroughbred aftercare facilities: Florida Thoroughbred Retirement and Adoptive Care, New Vocations, and Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue.

  • New Vocations Breeders' Cup Pledge a Success

    New Vocations has received some exciting results from its 2012 Breeders' Cup Pledge, with more than 17 owners or partnership groups and five trainers committing a portion of their horses' Breeders' Cup earnings.

  • Breeders' Cup Horsemen Back New Vocations

    For the fourth consecutive year, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is working with trainers and owners of Breeders' Cup contenders to pledge a percentage of their earnings to support New Vocations.

  • TAA One of Main Topics at Welfare Seminar

    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.

  • Z Fortune

    Z Fortune Dies of Heart Attack

    Grade III winner Z Fortune died suddenly of a heart attack the morning of Aug. 23, his owner, HRTV reporter Carolyn Conley reported via her Twitter account.

  • New Vocations Charity Horse Show Successful

    The ninth annual New Vocations Charity Horse Show in Delaware, Ohio, attracted more than 150 participants and 900 class entries and raised more than $40,000 to help the organization.

  • Eldorado's Tune is an Off Track Thoroughbred who has been retired from racing and has a second career as an eventer.

    Expanding OTTB Markets Among Aftercare Topics

    In light of the ever-growing issue of Thoroughbred aftercare, a series of speakers were invited to share their knowledge at an Oct. 18-19 professional education seminar offered by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.

  • Todd Pletcher is one of the trainers who will be supporting New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program at the Breeders' Cup.

    BC Participants to Support Retired T-breds

    Prominent owners and trainers are stepping up to the plate to support New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program by pledging a percentage of their purse earnings from this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • Blog: New Vocations Horse Show

    During the month of July, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program hosted two horse shows that featured Thoroughbreds competing off the track.

  • Racehorse Retraining Facility Planned for PA

    The Pennsylvania Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has plans to open a Thoroughbred retraining facility in conjunction with New Vocations near Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.

  • F-T's Blue Horse Charities Awards $218,685

    Blue Horse Charities, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fasig-Tipton, is awarding $218,685 to 52 non-profit Thoroughbred adoption and retraining centers this year. The non-profit charities were chosen to receive grants based on the number of horses they placed into new permanent homes after retirement from racing.

  • New Vocations Auction a Success at Thistledown

    The 4th Annual Silent Auction to benefit New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program was held at Thistledown on Breeders' Cup Day. Over 60 individuals donated art, memorabilia, tickets to sporting events, tack, gift items, and services. The merchandise portion generated $4,079 while additional monetary contributions amounted to $3,975 for a fundraiser total of $8,054.

  • Finding Alternatives

    <i> By Reiley McDonald </i> -- Despite the growing number of retirement facilities for Thoroughbreds, space is limited and only a small percentage that need help are accommodated.