Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center

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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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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TAA Grads Find Success at Thoroughbred Makeover
TAA Grads Find Success at Thoroughbred Makeover

The Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover was a success and the TAA is proud to see so many accredited organizations well represented with competitors in nearly every discipline.

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Xin Xu Lin
Xin Xu Lin

A multiple group 1 winner. Two-length winner of Argentina’s famed Gran Premio Carlos Pellegrini (G1). Brazil’s Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old colt. Show jumper and dressage mount.

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Sloping
Sloping

This well-bred son of Lemon Drop Kid out of a grade 1-placed Trippi mare was a $500,000 yearling purchase. Although it seemed like he would be destined for greatness on the racetrack, Sloping had other plans.

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Nowhere to Hide
Nowhere to Hide

Just as most of us horse-crazy people have done, Jeff Tow-Arnett found himself enamored with an off-track Thoroughbred named “Noah” after seeing an online listing.

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MMSC’s Thomas: Aftercare is Not a Charity Issue
MMSC’s Thomas: Aftercare is Not a Charity Issue

“I said then, and I say now, aftercare is not a charity issue. Aftercare is essential to the health and the longevity of this sport.” — Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center’s Susanna Thomas.

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Regiment
Regiment

It seemed that the youngster, named¬†Regiment, had a bright future ahead on the racetrack. But it wasn’t on the racetrack where he began to shine.¬†

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