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The TAA is the only accrediting body in aftercare and reviews all aspects of an aftercare nonprofit during accreditation. We work with organizations so they can reach a high standard of operation.

Ways to Give

A donation to the TAA is supporting an infrastructure of 74 accredited aftercare nonprofits in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico that retrain, rehome, and retire Thoroughbreds.

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Operating with the highest standards, TAA-accredited organizations have 160 facilities across North America that offer adoption programs, rehab programs, sanctuary, and equine-assisted programs.



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TAA Thoroughbred Spotlight

  • Filly Named Billy
    Filly Named Billy

    Initially looking for an experienced Quarter Horse, adopter Kelly Meng fell in love with a chestnut Thoroughbred mare at Friends of Ferdinand. Now, this “Penny” is beginning to shine.

  • Impressive Edge
    Impressive Edge

    Impressive Edge retired to TAA-accredited LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society after three seasons on the track. From 11 starts, the multiple graded stakes-placed son of Harlan’s Holiday had a record of 2-0-3 and earnings of $160,746.

  • Kevin'sgotaprize and Sally Shirley on the hunt

    Kevin’sgotaprize ran six times at Charles Town, never breaking his maiden. The gelding was taken in by TAA-accredited MidAtlantic Horse Rescue. Now, Kevin’sgotaprize, or “Dietz” is in his second season of fox hunting with adopter Sally Shirley.

  • Jackhammer adoption photo

    Jackhammer ran three times for trainer Art Sherman in California before retiring to TAA-accredited After the Homestretch. The son of Stormy Jack has since found his place with ATH volunteer and adopter Kirsten Ghaster who, in the face of loss, chose to gain a new friendship.

  • Spring to the Sky
    Spring to the Sky

    The gelding raced until the age of 10, and following his 55th career start this past summer, he was retired. And now the multiple stakes-winning Spring to the Sky is a resident of TAA-accredited ReRun.

  • fighting furrari as seabiscuit
    Fighting Furrari

    Better known as the primary horse used in the 2003 movie “Seabiscuit,” he has been retired from his duties as Santa Anita Park’s mascot and now lives at TAA-accredited Square Peg.