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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 70 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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9,000
Thoroughbreds assisted

TAA Thoroughbred Spotlight

  • Quick Call portrait by Cody Jo Wasial
    Quick Call

    Quick Call retired in 1992, having made 86 starts and earning more than $800,000.

    Now 35 years old in 2019, he is the oldest of the 650 horses cared for by TAA-accredited Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.

  • Devil's Passion at Brook Hill - Shannon Kelly
    Devil’s Passion

    Devil’s Passion retired from racing at 5 and then retired from his second career as a pony horse at 20. The son of Saucy Token was ready to slow down, but wasn’t ready to stop working as he began his third career at TAA-accredited Brook Hill.

  • Blackjack N Beers

    Blackjack N Beers raced nine times, earning three wins and two additional placings in the maiden ranks. Now, after being adopted through TAA-accredited Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue, he’s a T.I.P. performance award champion and brave trail horse.

  • Dusk to Dawn at Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's summer farm in Saratoga Springs
    Dusk To Dawn

    Heather Rio fell in love with Dusk to Dawn at TAA-accredited Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation’s summer farm in Saratoga Springs.

  • Dogwood Patty
    Dogwood Patty

    Dogwood Patty made all 52 of her starts in Canada, mostly in the claiming ranks at Fort Erie and Woodbine. Now at 27, she lives at TAA-accredited Our Mims.

  • Hammers Terror
    Hammers Terror

    With a racing career that spanned seven seasons, Hammers Terror retired from racing with earnings of $522,372. Then he found his way to TAA-accredited Second Stride.