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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.

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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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10,300
Thoroughbreds assisted

TAA Thoroughbred Spotlight

  • Kevin'sgotaprize and Sally Shirley on the hunt
    Kevin’sgotaprize

    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

    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.

  • Stormin Eddie
    Stormin Eddie

    Stormin Eddie earned his warhorse status at 57 starts spanning seven seasons on the track. He retired to TAA-accredited Thoroughbred Retirement Network of Louisiana in 2012 with a record of 7-11-7 and earnings just under $170,000.

  • How Divine
    How Divine

    How Divine ran three times, never breaking her maiden. The daughter of Divine Park retired to TAA-accredited Second Stride, but the flashy bay didn’t have long to wait before being adopted by Kendall Pray. “Divi” took to her second career with grace, making it clear she was meant for the show ring.