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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.

Find an Organization

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.

TAA NEWS

OUR IMPACT

74
accredited organizations
$17.2
million
granted
10,300
Thoroughbreds assisted
  1. Keeneland September Sale

    September 13 - September 28
  2. Ocala Breeders’ Sale Open Sale of Yearlings

    October 7 - October 8
  3. Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearlings

    October 12 - October 13
  4. Fasig-Tipton California Fall Yearlings

    October 19

TAA Thoroughbred Spotlight

  • Shadow Dancer
    Shadow Dancer

    Shadow Dancer ran nine times, earning $11,900 and retiring with a record of 1-1-1. The daughter of Mass Market retired to TAA-accredited New Stride Thoroughbred Adoption Society shortly after her last race in 2018.

  • Ariana and By My Side
    By My Side
    By My Side

    With a background in Paso Finos, adopter Ariana Rodriguez’s first OTTB ride was aboard the By My Side. And that ride sealed the deal.

  • True Simon
    True Simon

    True Simon only ran four times. A life on the racetrack wasn’t meant for him, as he never broke his maiden, but he retired to TAA-accredited Secretariat Center to start anew.

  • Good to Go
    Good To Go
    Good To Go

    Good To Go never made it to the starting gate in the afternoon and at the age of 3 was retired to Horse and Hound Rescue Foundation.

  • Mingo Native

    During his time on the track, Mingo Native made 35 starts. The son of Native Ruler retired to TAA-accredited Thoroughbred Athletes with a record of 5-6-7 and earnings of $86,332. Charles Hackmann knew Thoroughbred Athletes’ Lynn Sullivan from the time he spent at the Oklahoma-based organization working to desensitize rescue horses. Hackmann was so impressed […]

  • Odlum
    Odlum
    Odlum

    Odlum was a true warhorse, making the majority of his 62 starts in eight seasons in the claiming ranks. The Florida-bred son of Concerto racked up more than $150,000 in earnings before retiring to MidAtlantic Horse Rescue.

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