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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cent Nouvelles and French Quarter in May 2011

    Winner's Circle: Roadside Rescue Pays Off

    "I'm overwhelmed with joy that so many of these horses went on to become great racehorses and productive broodmares," Taylor said. "I hope it shows others that rehabilitating Thoroughbreds can be a rewarding experience."

  • Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

    Charles Town Continues CANTER Support

    For the seventh consecutive year, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is providing funding to CANTER Mid-Atlantic for the organization's ongoing program to rehabilitate and find homes for former racehorses.

  • Lenny's Place - Episode 7

    Lenny Shulman sits down to ask Old Friends Farm founder Michael Blowen how he became interested in horse racing. Lenny also comments on Kentucky Derby prep implications with Keeneland's move of the Blue Grass Stakes.

  • Charles Town to Make Donation to CANTER

    For the fifth consecutive year, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is providing funding to CANTER Mid-Atlantic for the organization's ongoing program and mission to rehabilitate and find homes for former racehorses.

  • OTTB Spotlight: Prime Cut

    Prime Cut, whose prominent half siblings are graded stakes winners Vyjack and Tepin. Prime Cut was bought by Carrie Brogden of Machmer Hall for a mere $1,000 at last year's Keeneland November mixed sale.

  • Comma to the Top

    New Career Plans for Retired Comma to the Top

    Comma to the Top, whose victory in the 2010 CashCall Futurity (gr. I) topped a highlight-filled career, has been retired but will remain with trainer Peter Miller as a stable pony.

  • Retired Racehorse Training Project 2013

    Glenye Cain Oakford takes us through the Retired Racehorse Training Project event and asks various participants why they choose Thoroughbreds and former racehorses.

  • Retired Racehorse Training Project 2013

    Glenye Cain Oakford takes us through the Retired Racehorse Training Project event held at Pimlico Race Course Oct. 5-6, and asks various participants why they choose Thoroughbreds and former racehorses. Commentary from show-jumping and racehorse trainer Rodney Jenkins, Nuno Santos who is a former assistant to trainer Bobby Frankel, and many others!

  • Show Set for Retired Illinois Thoroughbreds

    A horse competition in Staunton, Ill., Oct. 20 will be held to benefit Thoroughbreds Helping Thoroughbreds, an organization that aims to promote the retired Thoroughbred as a capable horse breed for competition off the track.

  • The Jockey Club Announces T.I.P. Winners

    The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program has announced the recipients of its two non-competition awards for 2013: the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award.

  • Old Friends at Cabin Creek Summer Events

    Old Friends at Cabin Creek, the New York division of Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement center in Georgetown, Ky., will be hosting two special events this summer to coincide with the Saratoga Race Course meet.

  • Pimlico to Host Thoroughbred Horse Show

    On July 13, Pimlico will host the second annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show, featuring retired racehorses showing under their Jockey Club names. The show is part of the Thoroughbred Alliance Show Series.

  • Adam's Turf - Arson Squad and Michael Blowen

    Adam Spradling records Arson Squad visiting Keeneland with Michael Blown to teach fans about Old Friends and Thoroughbred aftercare. Read the full blog feature here.

  • Arson Squad at Keeneland 4/20/2013.

    Arson Squad Storms the Keeneland Paddock

    Saturday April 20, 2013 Arson Squad visited Keeneland with Michael Blowen to help raise awareness of Old Friends Retirement facility and educate fans on the importance of Thoroughbred aftercare.

  • TAA Accepting Accreditation Applications

    Thoroughbred aftercare organizations may now apply for The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accreditation. By passing a TTA inspection, a facility will be eligible to receive financial support for their retired Thoroughbreds.

  • Michael Blowen at Old Friends

    'Hats Off to the Horses' Bidding Underway

    "Hats Off to the Horses: The Road to the Derby," the fourth annual online charity auction produced by Old Friends and custom millinery Maggie Mae Designs, continued as bidding opened on a new handcrafted Kentucky Derby hat.

  • OTTB Spotlight - Metro Meteor

    It didn't take long before Metro Meteor got the hang of painting. Krajewski chooses the colors for him, loads the paint brush with paint, and then the gelding holds the brush in his teeth and applies the strokes to the canvas

  • Beyond the Blinkers: OTTB Update - Windy Jim

    I love it when a past Beyond the Blinkers subject takes the time to e-mail and give me an update on his or her off track Thoroughbred! Do you guys remember the story of Windy Jim as told by owner Jackie Cross in March 2011?