MidAtlantic Horse Rescue

Peyton Place
Peyton Place

Peyton Place has held a special place in the heart and mind of Beverley Strauss, the executive director of Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA)-accredited MidAtlantic Horse Rescue ever since she first laid eyes on him back in June 2018 at Delaware Park. While his race days didn’t last long, his connection to Strauss and MidAtlantic would span for years.

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Jardin de Giverny
Jardin de Giverny

After six starts on the track, Jardin de Giverny never broke her maiden. In 2020, the four-year-old began the next chapter of her life at TAA-accredited MidAtlantic Horse Rescue.  After rehoming thousands of former racehorses, Executive Director Bev Strauss has had plenty of experience transitioning Thoroughbreds off-the-track.  “When Jardin came in it was obvious she […]

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Bonaparte Jr
Bonaparte Jr

Life on the racetrack just wasn’t in the cards for Bonaparte Jr. The son of Cactus Ridge made 16 starts before retiring to TAA-accredited Midatlantic Horse Rescue.

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Tricky G
Tricky G

Tricky G made all 20 of his career starts in Louisiana and retired with a record of 3-3-3. In 2015 the son of Lunarpal was swiftly rescued from a Louisiana kill pen by MidAtlantic Horse Rescue.

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Odlum
Odlum

Odlum was a true warhorse, making the majority of his 62 starts in eight seasons in the claiming ranks. The Florida-bred son of Concerto racked up more than $150,000 in earnings before retiring to MidAtlantic Horse Rescue.

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Sawdust
Sawdust

After 43 starts, Sawdust retired to TAA-accredited MidAtlantic Horse Rescue with a record of 6-7-8 and earnings of nearly $95,000. Upon being shown to Al Gillen’s daughters, Sawdust instantly stole the show.

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Pardner & Wire Me Rockin
Pardner & Wire Me Rockin

Two OTTBs who faced challenges before being assisted by MidAtlantic Horse Rescue and Akindale Horse Rescue but are now living the good life.

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Pallium Prize
Pallium Prize

Pallium Prize racked up more than $114,000 before heading to MidAtlantic Horse Rescue. He caught the eye of an adopter looking for a quiet pleasuring riding horse.

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TAA and Accredited Organizations Accept Check from Gulfstream Park
TAA and Accredited Organizations Accept Check from Gulfstream Park

On the Pegasus World Cup card Jan. 25 at Gulfstream Park, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and approximately 25 of its accredited aftercare organizations accepted a check for $80,000 from Gulfstream Park.

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Kevin’sgotaprize
Kevin’sgotaprize

Kevin’sgotaprize ran six times at Charles Town, never breaking his maiden. The gelding was taken in by TAA-accredited MidAtlantic Horse Rescue. Now, Kevin’sgotaprize, or “Dietz” is in his second season of fox hunting with adopter Sally Shirley.

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