Keyword: TAA

  • Pre-Preakness Party to Benefit TAA

    America's Best Racing (ABR) announced March 20 that its fourth annual Pre-Preakness Party will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore.

  • 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.

  • TAA Elects New Board Members

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced Dec. 14 the election of eight new members to its board of directors, including a new board president, to take effect the first of the year.

  • TAA Launches Giving Campaign

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced Nov. 29 the start of its annual holiday giving campaign. Supporters can send a heartwarming holiday e-card to family and friends with a donation to the TAA.

  • TAA Accredits 27 Aftercare Organizations

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced Nov. 21 that 27 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations have been awarded accreditation in 2016, including 19 that were re-accredited and eight that have received accreditation for the first time.

  • Second Annual TAA Magazine Released

    Daily Racing Form (DRF) in conjunction with the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) has released the second annual edition of the TAA Magazine. It can be viewed in a digital format at www.drf.com/TAA.

  • Twenty Stallion Farms Contribute to TAA

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance said it received funding from 20 farms in 2015 through stud fees from 119 Thoroughbred stallions. The stallions' connections pledged to donate 25% or more of the advertised stud fee.

  • Papa John's Pizza to Support Aftercare

    Beginning Oct. 1, go to PapaJohns.com and enter promo code TAA13 to receive one large two-topping pizza and garlic or cinnamon knots for just $13 with $1 donated to the TAA. Lexington and Louisville locations only.

  • NYRA Pledges Matching Funds for Aftercare

    At a Sept. 1 summit presented by the New York State Gaming Commission on racehorse aftercare, the New York Racing Association pledged that it would donate $5 per start at its tracks to the TAA.

  • Xtra Heat Halter to be Auctioned

    Woodford Thoroughbreds, home of 2015 Hall of Fame inductee Xtra Heat, will offer her halter in an online auction with proceeds going to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

  • MJC Sets 'Ultimate Girls' Day Out'

    The Maryland Jockey Club Feb. 19 announced the return of Black-Eyed Susan Day's "Ultimate Girls' Day Out," celebrating the spirit and strength of women May 15 at Pimlico Race Course.

  • TAA to Join Equine Practitioners Convention

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will participate in the upcoming American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention and Trade Show in Salt Lake City, UT Dec. 6-10, the TAA announced Dec. 5.

  • TAA Accredits 19 Aftercare Organizations

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has awarded accreditation to 19 equine aftercare organizations, bringing the total number of accredited organizations to 42, with more than 120 facilities throughout North America.

  • Intense Holiday

    Podcast: Jack Wolf and Intense Holiday

    Ron Mitchell talks with Jack Wolf of Starlight Racing about Starlight's Kentucky Derby contender Intense Holiday. Jack also discusses Harlan's Holiday and the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

  • 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.

  • New TAA Donation Opportunity at Sales

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has enacted a plan for both buyers and consignors at Thoroughbred auctions to automatically contribute a small portion of their respective purchases or gross sales to the organization.

  • OBS Makes Aftercare Contribution

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has received $39,000 from the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's March sale of selected 2-year-olds in training, representing combined contributions from buyers and consignors and OBS.

  • 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.

  • Ziegler Named Executive Director of TAA

    Mike Ziegler, executive director of the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance, has been named to the same post for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.