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.

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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.

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TAA Grants $3.42 million to Accredited Organizations
TAA Grants $3.42 million to Accredited Organizations

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced Nov. 18 that $3,420,000 will be awarded as grants to 74 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations that currently hold TAA accreditation. Since inception in 2012, the TAA has now awarded more than $17.2 million in grants to accredited Thoroughbred aftercare organizations. “The TAA is pleased to be able to award more than […]

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Little Latin Lulu
Little Latin Lulu

Little Latin Lulu ran three times, never breaking her maiden, before being retired to TAA-accredited Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center by her connections. The small dark bay didn’t immediately stand out to Kara Hertz, a volunteer for MMSC, but her personality and heart caught Hertz’s attention. Not thinking initially “Lulu” was a good match for her, […]

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Kulik Lodge
Kulik Lodge

Shortly after his 12th start, Kulik Lodge retired to TAA-accredited New Vocations with a record of 4-2-0 and earnings just under $181,000. Since the Kentucky-bred’s adoption, the pair has worked hard to build a solid foundation in eventing.

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Inaugural Canter for the Cause Huge Success at Gulfstream
Inaugural Canter for the Cause Huge Success at Gulfstream

More than 100 equine enthusiasts participated Saturday morning in Gulfstream Park’s first Canter for the Cause, a unique opportunity allowing horse owners to walk, canter or trot their horses across the legendary South Florida track.

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From Dusk to Dawn to ‘Dusky’
From Dusk to Dawn to ‘Dusky’

A shared love for horses between a father and daughter would bloom again years later when Heather Rio adopted Dusk to Dawn—a former competitor on the NYRA circuit—through TAA-accredited Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation in the summer of 2018.

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TAA Announces Accreditation of 40 Organizations
TAA Announces Accreditation of 40 Organizations

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced Nov. 5 that 40 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations have been awarded accreditation effective immediately.

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CARMA An Invaluable Resource for California Horsemen
CARMA An Invaluable Resource for California Horsemen

The last time the Breeders’ Cup was hosted in California at Del Mar in 2017, a gelding named Noble Nick ran a distant fourth in the Marathon Stakes Presented by TAA (G2). Through the help of the California Retirement Management Account, the son of Zensational found a home off the track. He first went to a layup facility for rehab before making his way to TAA-accredited Win Place Home.

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TAA Named Official Aftercare Partner of the 2019 Breeders’ Cup
TAA Named Official Aftercare Partner of the 2019 Breeders’ Cup

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has been named the official aftercare partner of the 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Park.

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