Success Stories

One More Broad
One More Broad

When One More Broad arrived at Hope’s Legacy in September of last year, he had already lived two lives- one as a racehorse, the other as a show horse. 
After only six starts on the track, earning just $4,260, the son of Broad Brush spent the next 21 years as a competition horse before he was ready to enjoy retirement. At the ripe old age of 24, it was certainly time.

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Gallant Plunger
Gallant Plunger

Just two months after completing his last work at Ellis Park, the Madaket Stables-owned, Steve Asmussen trainee retired with a record of 3-3-2 to TAA-accredited Second Stride.

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Lou Brissie
Lou Brissie

Named after WWII war hero and MLB professional baseball player Leland Victor Brissie, meet Lou Brissie, the retired graded stakes winner.

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Secret Deployment
Secret Deployment

Despite being the son of  Godolphin’s 2008 Eclipse Award winning stallion, Midshipman, Secret Deployment lacked interest in racing.

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Impressive John R
Impressive John R

Impressive John R served as an equine-assisted therapy horse for 9 years at TAA-accredited Central Kentucky Riding for Hope.

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Midnight Murphy
Midnight Murphy

Cindy Murphy bought the son of Midnight Lute as a race prospect for her and her husband to train, however the Hill N Dale-bred colt never made it to the starting gate.

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Peyton Place
Peyton Place

The day Peyton Place broke his maiden, he caught the eye of TAA-accredited MidAtlantic Horse Rescue Executive Director, Bev Strauss.

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Change of Fortune
Change of Fortune

It’s not often a Thoroughbred’s name can predict their future- but for CHANGE OF FORTUNE, that’s exactly what happened. Out of MGSW Better Lucky, the Godolphin-bred showed little interest in racing, so he made his way to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA)-accredited CANTER Kentucky. There, he met his adopter who found a second career that peaks his interest: Western Dressage.

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Wachacha
Wachacha

Meet #TAAgrad Wachacha- a spunky grey warhorse that has seen a fair share of excitement in her 15 years of life. But one thing is certain for this mare– all roads lead home to her adopted family.

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Talon’s of Tuscany & Prince Hansen
Talon’s of Tuscany & Prince Hansen

Talon’s of Tuscany and Prince Hansen were adopted by USEF and USHJA Professional, Ali Barros, from TAA-Accredited Second Stride

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