Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

TAA Grants $3.42 million to Accredited Organizations
TAA Grants $3.42 million to Accredited Organizations

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced Nov. 18 that $3,420,000 will be awarded as grants to 74 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations that currently hold TAA accreditation. Since inception in 2012, the TAA has now awarded more than $17.2 million in grants to accredited Thoroughbred aftercare organizations. “The TAA is pleased to be able to award more than […]

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Kulik Lodge
Kulik Lodge

Shortly after his 12th start, Kulik Lodge retired to TAA-accredited New Vocations with a record of 4-2-0 and earnings just under $181,000. Since the Kentucky-bred’s adoption, the pair has worked hard to build a solid foundation in eventing.

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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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Canter for the Cause at Gulfstream Park

Come ride your horse on the famous Gulfstream Park racetrack Nov. 9 and support the TAA and Whispering Manes Therapeutic Riding Center in the process! Each horse/rider combination is $50. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

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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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Ellen Skidmore New Works
Ellen Skidmore New Works

Artist and TAA supporter Ellen Skidmore will be displaying some of her new works at the Damselfly Gallery Oct. 11-12, 2019 in Midway, Kentucky. She will also be offering her “Aftercare” poster. Read more about the poster and its debut at the 2019 Preakness Stakes.

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