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Blue Horse Charities Merging Efforts with TAA

July 13, 2014

The charities provides funds help organizations rehabilitating, retraining, and adopting out Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Retired Racehorse Project Launches Thoroughbred Contest

July 10, 2014

Ten ex-racehorses will be trained in ten disciplines by ten prominent trainers for a purse of $10,000. ... Read More

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National Uniform Medication Program for Racing Gets Push

July 02, 2014

American Horse Council convention attendees discussed medication program during forums and conversations.... Read More

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Australian Racehorse Owners Now Must Report Horse Retirement

July 02, 2014

Owners must report Thoroughbred racehorse retirement within 30 days under a new Australian Racing Board rule.... Read More

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TIP Performance Awards Enhanced for 2014

June 27, 2014

This Jockey Club program recognizes Thoroughbreds' versatility at sanctioned horse shows.... Read More

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TCA Awards $512,105 in Grants

June 11, 2014

The organization seeks to help Thoroughbreds by supporting retirement, rescue, and research.... Read More

Eldaafer at Old Friends with his inseparable companions, the goats Google and Yahoo.

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Racehorse Eldaafer, Companion Goats Arrive at Old Friends

June 05, 2014

The 2010 Breeders' Cup Marathon winner has retired with his goats, Yahoo and Google.... Read More

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TCA Names Motion and Toffey to Board of Directors

May 30, 2014

Trainer Graham Motion and farm manager Ned Toffey have joined the Thoroughbred Charities of America board. ... Read More

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Thoroughbred Clever Allemont Dies at Old Friends

May 27, 2014

Old Friends retiree Clever Allemont was euthanized due to colic on May 26. The son of Clever Trick was 32. ... Read More

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Champion Racehorse Wise Dan Undergoes Colic Surgery

May 16, 2014

Wise Dan was taken to Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital for emergency surgery, trainer Charlie LoPresti said.... Read More

Eight Thoroughbreds died in an early morning fire at a barn and adjoining annex located on Rice Road in Lexington across from the rear entrance to the Keeneland stable area.

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Eight Horses Die in Barn Fire near Keeneland Race Course

May 09, 2014

Eight Thoroughbreds died in an early morning fire in a barn located near the Keeneland stable area.... Read More

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NYTHA Adds Per-Start Fee to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

May 06, 2014

Owners racing horses at New York Racing Association tracks will donate $5 per start to Thoroughbred aftercare.... Read More

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Australia's Rules Banning AI in Thoroughbreds Upheld

April 19, 2014

The Full Federal Court of Australia dismissed a challenge to a ban on artificial insemination (AI).... Read More

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Old Friends Retiree Bull Inthe Heather Euthanized

April 08, 2014

The 24-year-old had been receiving treatment for several health issues, but his quality of life diminished.... Read More

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Old Friends, New Vocations Enter Partnership

April 04, 2014

The agreement is designed to jointly benefit Thoroughbreds in their post-racing and -breeding careers.... Read More

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TRF Names Messer, Scherf to Board

March 26, 2014

The TRF has named Nat T. Messer IV, DVM, ABVP, and Christopher Scherf to its board of directors.... Read More

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New Vocations Announces 16 Ambassadors for 2014

March 12, 2014

The ambassadors will represent the organization and help promote retired racehorses in second careers.... Read More

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Thoroughbred The Name's Jimmy Euthanized at Old Friends

March 10, 2014

The 1992 American Derby record setter The Name's Jimmy died March 7 at Old Friends in Georgetown, Ky.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Dies in Indianapolis Barn Blaze

March 04, 2014

A 2-year-old Thoroughbred is dead after fire swept through the barn in which it was residing.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Hoof Care: Foal to Racehorse to Sport Horse

February 26, 2014

To help your Thoroughbred perform to his potential, tailor his hoof care to his specific age, needs, and job.... Read More

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2014 TAA Application Available Online

February 25, 2014

The 2014 application for organizations seeking accreditation from the TAA Foundation is now available online.... Read More

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CANTER Pa. Offers Grants to 4-H and Pony Club Riders

February 15, 2014

4-H and Pony Club members in Pennsylvania who ride an OTTB can apply for a $250 educational scholarship.... Read More

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Eight Horses Die in Central Kentucky Barn Fire

February 10, 2014

A Feb. 9 barn fire at Equine Integrated Medicine veterinary clinic near Georgetown, Ky., killed eight horses.... Read More

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New Vocations Launches Ambassador Program

January 29, 2014

Those who have adopted a New Vocations horse can assist the organization in promoting retired racehorses.... Read More

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Top N.Y.-bred Dancin' Renee Dies at Old Friends

January 15, 2014

The 22-year-old Thoroughbred mare lost a long battle with laminitis and was euthanized Jan. 11.... Read More