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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.

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

70
accredited organizations
$13.8
million
granted
9,000
Thoroughbreds assisted
  1. Keeneland September Yearling Sale

    September 9 - September 21
  2. Fair Hill Thoroughbred Horse Show

    September 20 - September 22
  3. Fasig-Tipton Santa Anita Fall Yearlings

    September 25
  4. Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearling Sale

    September 30 - October 1

TAA Thoroughbred Spotlight

  • Onlythewinetalking
    Onlythewinetalking

    Onlythewinetalking made his way to TAA-accredited MidAtlantic Horse Rescue as an unraced 5-year-old.

    Most recently, they earned sixth place in the MCTA Jenny Camp Horse Trial in the open beginner novice division.

  • Sunny Aftermoon
    Sunny Aftermoon

    Sunny Aftermoon made eight starts as a 3-year-old, never breaking his maiden. He retired from the track after one season with earnings of $4,820.

    Currently, the pair is competing in first level dressage while schooling second level at home.

  • Sashas Image
    Sasha’s Image

    Meet Sasha’s Image, an Oklahoma-bred filly who survived a deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.

    Five months after the devastating storm, the filly made her first start at Remington Park earning just under $3,000 in 8 starts.

  • 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.