LEXINGTON, KY — The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Calendar Photo Contest is now open for submissions. For the third year, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is seeking photos of Thoroughbreds to feature in the 2024 Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Calendar sponsored by Repole Stable.
Photos for the calendar should feature a registered Thoroughbred that is either in residence at or rehomed by a Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accredited facility. High-resolution color photos taken within the past year are preferred. Example themes of photos include: a Thoroughbred showcased in a specific season (spring, winter, fall, summer), a Thoroughbred in training for a second career, a happy adopter and his or her Thoroughbred, a Thoroughbred used in equine-assisted therapy, and so on. Photographs must be relevant to the mission of Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and align with all other criteria set forth in the official contest rules.
Judged on clarity, artistry, and photographic quality, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will select twelve winners—one featured photo for each month. Each winner will receive a Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance swag bag and one free copy of the calendar. Out of the twelve winners, one will be selected to be featured on the cover of the calendar and will receive a Tipperary 9300 Ultra Helmet as the grand prize, sponsored by Tipperary Equestrian.
“We are so excited to begin work on the 2024 calendar generously sponsored once again by Repole Stable,” said Emily Dresen, Director of Funding & Events, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. “We look forward to all the amazing photos showing off our accredited organization’s Thoroughbreds and a big thank you to our friends at Tipperary for sponsoring our grand prize.”
Entry to the contest is free and open to residents of the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The contest is open to participants 18+ or with parent/guardian permission for those under the age of 18.
Online submissions will be accepted now through June 30, 2023.
For more information, the official rules, and the contest submission form, visit: www.thoroughbredaftercare.org/calendar-contest/
About the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
Based in Lexington, KY, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that accredits, inspects, and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations to retrain, retire, and rehome Thoroughbreds using industry-wide funding. Along with continued funding from its original partners Breeders’ Cup, The Jockey Club, and Keeneland Association, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is supported by owners, trainers, breeders, racetracks, aftercare professionals, and other industry members. Since inception in 2012, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has granted more than $28.1 million to accredited aftercare organizations. Currently 81 aftercare organizations comprised of approximately 180 facilities across North America have been granted accreditation. To learn more about the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, visit ThoroughbredAftercare.org.