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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.

TAA NEWS

OUR IMPACT

81
accredited organizations
$20.7
million
granted
11,000
Thoroughbreds assisted

TAA Thoroughbred Spotlight

  • American Thunder and Rhi Rasmussen
    American Thunder

    American Thunder made 29 starts before retiring with a record of 2-7-2 and $25,590 in earnings. Rhi Rasmussen was competing in the 2019 Thoroughbred Makeover with a mount owned by TAA-accredited Thoroughbred Athletes when American Thunder first caught her eye.

  • Watch The Clock
    Watch The Clock
    Watch The Clock

    Watch The Clock never made it to the starting gate in the afternoon and arrived at Oklahoma Thoroughbred Retirement Program as a 2-year-old. The son of Early Flyer didn’t meet his adopter until 2017, at age 7.

  • Shadow Dancer
    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.

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