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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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TAA Aftercare Partner Beyond the Wire Program Evokes a Sense of Community
TAA Aftercare Partner Beyond the Wire Program Evokes a Sense of Community

More than 250 horses retired from racing through Beyond the Wire’s placement of horses into TAA-accredited organizations.

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Keeneland Betting Terminals Allow Horseplayers to Donate to TAA
Keeneland Betting Terminals Allow Horseplayers to Donate to TAA

In keeping with Keeneland’s mission to support the horse industry, all self-serve wagering machines at the track will have a charitable donation feature that allows handicappers to donate a portion or all of their winnings to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and receive a receipt for their donation.

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Large Contingent of TAA Grads at Thoroughbred Makeover
Large Contingent of TAA Grads at Thoroughbred Makeover

A total of 19 Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance-accredited organizations are represented with entrants at the 2019 Thoroughbred Makeover Oct. 2-5 at the Kentucky Horse Park.

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TAA High Point Winners at 2019 T.I.P. Championships
TAA High Point Winners at 2019 T.I.P. Championships

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. […]

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Canter for the Cause Comes to Gulfstream Park
Canter for the Cause Comes to Gulfstream Park

Gulfstream Park will provide a unique opportunity for all equine owners and enthusiasts to walk, canter, or trot their horses across the legendary South Florida track Saturday, Nov. 9 in the inaugural Canter for the Cause.

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