Get Accredited

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.



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Thoroughbreds assisted
  1. NYRA Virtual Community Booth

    August 22
  2. Fasig-Tipton Selected Yearling Showcase

    September 9 - September 10
  3. Keeneland September Sale

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

    October 7 - October 8

TAA Thoroughbred Spotlight

  • 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 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.

  • Shanes Gold
    Shanes Gold

    Shanes Gold retired from racing after 52 starts with a record of 9-9-5 and earnings of nearly $143,000. The warhorse made his way to TAA-accredited Remember Me Rescue where he made an instant connection with adopter Alexandra Lucas.

  • Silver Bouqet and adopter Carmel Dunlap
    Silver Bouquet

    Silver Bouquet made 27 starts before retiring to TAA-accredited New Beginnings with a record of 6-5-3 and earnings of just over $81,000.

  • Sawdust & adopter Al Gillen

    After 43 starts, Sawdust retired to TAA-accredited MidAtlantic Horse Rescue with a record of 6-7-8 and earnings of nearly $95,000. Upon being shown to Al Gillen’s daughters, Sawdust instantly stole the show.

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