Aftercare Editorials

Different Countries, Same Care
Different Countries, Same Care

Godolphin’s Lifetime Care Ensures Safety Net for Its Horses, Worldwide By: Alexandra Kokka Godolphin has cemented its place among Thoroughbred racing’s most renowned owners and breeders worldwide, demonstrating the possibility […]

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TAA at Ten
TAA at Ten

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance to Ring-in Anniversary at Breeders’ Cup By: Alexandra Kokka For a long time many in the racing industry gave little thought to the welfare of a Thoroughbred […]

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Full Circle
Full Circle

The life of a racehorse comes full circle, thanks to the many individuals who saw the potential in one retired Thoroughbred. Anyone in the horse industry can attest that no […]

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Ensuring a Legacy
Ensuring a Legacy

Few in racing can say they have accomplished more for retired racehorses than the late John Hettinger. After nearly two decades working abroad–first in corporate sales and marketing, then in […]

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Ensuring Horses Stay Retired from Racing
Ensuring Horses Stay Retired from Racing

If you own a Thoroughbred in training, you most likely have heard of the many aftercare options available to you and your racing community. With 82 Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA)-accredited […]

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Big Anniversary
Big Anniversary

This year the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance celebrates 10 years of service since being established by the industry—an anniversary that offers racing an opportunity to make actionable goals for continued support […]

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For Aftercare Organizations, the Success Stories Keep Coming
For Aftercare Organizations, the Success Stories Keep Coming

By: NYRA Press Office For Stacie Clark Rogers of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), there are several ways to measure progress in aftercare. One is concrete: following up the TAA’s […]

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Creative Fundraising
Creative Fundraising

TAA-Accredited Organizations Found Way Forward in 2021 By: Alexandra Kokka As another year comes to a close, it’s only natural to feel compelled to reflect on the past 11 months, […]

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Helping Find Horses The Right Homes
Helping Find Horses The Right Homes

The first, and crucial, step toward a successful, responsible post-racing retirement for a horse is finding the right place for the horse to land off the track. And that’s where triage programs working together with TAA-accredited organizations come in.

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Accredited Aftercare Expands Nationwide
Accredited Aftercare Expands Nationwide

As the aftercare movement grows, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance-accredited organizations especially are gaining momentum. Three in particular have attributed their TAA accreditation status to helping this expansion.

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