The New Vocations All-Thoroughbred Charity Show and Thoroughbred Incentive Program Championships held Sept. 6-8, 2019 at the Kentucky Horse Park was a success for TAA grads. TAA-accredited organizations were well represented in numerous disciplines and their horses shined bright competitive classes.
The TAA presented High Point awards in four disciplines: dressage, hunter, jumper, and pleasure.
Dressage: Little Latin Lulu and Kara Hertz
Hertz adopted Little Latin Lulu from the Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center in May of 2019. The duo earned first place in both the Intro test A adult amateur and Intro test B adult amateur with scores of 70% and 68%. There were 10 horses from four TAA-accredited organizations competing for the TAA Dressage High Point Award.
Hunter: Big City Dancer and Sue Sylvester
Sylvester adopted Big City Dancer from the Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center in 2012. There were 22 horses from nine TAA-accredited organizations competing for the TAA Hunter High Point Award.
Jumper: Kulik Lodge and Taylor Wienold
Brooke Schafer adopted Kulik Lodge from the New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program in October of 2016. There were four horses from three TAA-accredited organizations competing for the TAA Jumper High Point Award.
Pleasure: Frank’s Gift and Victoria Kupets
Kupets adopted Frank’s Gift from the New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program in May of 2019. There were four horses from two TAA-accredited organizations competing for the TAA Pleasure High Point Award.
In total, 12 TAA-accredited organizations were present at the New Vocations All-Thoroughbred Charity Show and TIP Championships.
After the Races
Akindale Thoroughbred Rescue
Friends of Ferdinand
Kentucky Equine Adoption Center
Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center
MidAtlantic Horse Rescue Inc
New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program
Second Stride, Inc
Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation
Thoroughbred Retirement Network of Louisiana
Congratulations to all of our TAA grads on their success in second careers!
Photo: Melissa Bauer-Herzog / Pyrois Media
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