Recent News for Adoption & Rescue

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TCA Stallion Season Auction Approaching

December 29, 2013

TCA supports Thoroughbred retirement, rescue, research, and helps the people who work with ex-racehorses. ... Read More

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New York Riders Continue TRF Donations

December 28, 2013

The jockey colony has donated almost $6,000 to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) in 2013. ... Read More

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Awards $1M in Grants

December 15, 2013

More than 20 accredited racehorse retirement facilities will share in $1 million in grants. ... Read More

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20 New Facilities Accredited by TAA

December 08, 2013

There are now 23 accredited facilities eligible to receive grants for the care of retired Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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TCA to Honor Oxleys, RRTP at Season Auction

December 07, 2013

The Oxleys will receive the Leadership Award and the Industry Service Award will be presented to the RRTP. ... Read More

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More than 60 Horses Seized in Washington State

November 19, 2013

More than 60 allegedly maltreated horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized last week. ... Read More

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ALDF Eyes National Animal Abuser Registry

November 13, 2013

Horse rescues could soon be able to consult a nationwide animal abuser registry before adopting animals out. ... Read More

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Rescue Horses and Veterans: A Good Fit

November 11, 2013

Several organizations help military soldiers and veterans as they give new life to horses in need. ... Read More

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Giving Back to Horses on Veteran's Day

November 11, 2013

This Veteran's Day, consider honoring the war horses that sacrificed it all for us by helping horses in need.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Hires Hastie

November 10, 2013

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance hired James Hastie as its executive director, effective Nov. 18, 2013. ... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Participants to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

October 31, 2013

Some of racing’s stars are pledging a percentage of their Breeders' Cup earnings to Thoroughbred aftercare. ... Read More

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Groups Plan Breeders' Cup Promos

October 20, 2013

Two aftercare organizations will be providing wristbands that show their support for retired Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Symposium Showcases Ex-Racehorse Talent

October 11, 2013

Trainers showed off new skills developed by former racehorses in 15-minute presentations.... Read More

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Racehorse Second-Career Symposium Takes Place Oct. 5-6

October 04, 2013

The first national symposium dedicated to second careers for former racehorses will take place this weekend. ... Read More

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New Vocations Receives Grant for Thoroughbred Aftercare

September 25, 2013

New Vocations received a $15,000 grant from the ASPCA to aid in rehabilitating Thoroughbreds off the track.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Showcase Features Retired Racers

August 29, 2013

Washington's Thoroughbred Showcase, featuring 30+ former racehorses, will be held Aug. 31 at Emerald Downs.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $273,000 to Groups Assisting Retired Racehorses

August 13, 2013

The Rescuing Racers Initiative aids in the rescue and rehabilitation of retired racehorses.... Read More

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CANTER Mid-Atlantic Online Auction Fundraiser Begins Aug. 14

August 08, 2013

Proceeds go directly to the care and training of ex-racehorses that have been donated to CANTER Mid-Atlantic.... Read More

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Commentary: Do the Right Thing For Racehorses

August 06, 2013

Eric Mitchell, editor-in-chief of The Blood-Horse, shares his thoughts on racehorse welfare issues. ... Read More

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Blue Horse Charities Gives $119,700 in Grants

August 02, 2013

Organizations involved in the rehabilitation, retraining, and adoption of Thoroughbreds received grants. ... Read More

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Former Thoroughbred Agents Plead Not Guilty to Charges

August 01, 2013

Between 24 and 30 horses owned by the brothers were found to be malnourished and shut in feces-filled stalls.... Read More

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New Vocations Receives TCA, Blue Horse Charities Grants

July 31, 2013

The grants will aid New Vocations' efforts to rehabilitate, retrain, and rehome retired Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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More Than 20 California Horses Seized

July 30, 2013

More than 20 horses are under rehabilitative care after being seized from their owner in late July.... Read More

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2013 New Vocations Charity Show a Success

July 20, 2013

The event was a huge success with more than 1,100 entries and $50,000 raised to support racehorse aftercare. ... Read More

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TCA Awards More Than $500,000 in Grants

July 18, 2013

TCA distributes grants to nonprofits including rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption organizations.... Read More