Recent News for Adoption & Rescue

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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

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New Thoroughbred Aftercare Donation Opportunity at Sales

July 13, 2013

The plan allows buyers and consignors to contribute a small portion of their purchases or sales to the TAA.... Read More

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TAA Receives 27 Accreditation Applications

June 18, 2013

The applicants will now begin the TAA's review process to be eligible for grant consideration.... Read More

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RRTP Selects Trainers for Thoroughbred Makeover

May 24, 2013

Twenty-six professionals, amateurs, and juniors will participate in the Thoroughbred makeover.... Read More

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New Vocations Seeking Summer Intern

May 23, 2013

The internship allows college students to gain hands-on experience in the Thoroughbred aftercare industry.... Read More

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Seized Utah Horses to be Sold at Auction

May 20, 2013

More than 30 allegedly maltreated horses will be sold at auction to recover costs connected to their care. ... Read More

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RACE Fund Online Auction Begins May 25

May 16, 2013

The RACE Fund is launching spring fund drive auction to help raise funds for racehorse retirement and rescue.... Read More

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Florida Horse Rescue Operator Charged

May 15, 2013

The rescue operator allegedly maltreated horses in her care and falsified health reports.... Read More

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TAA Accredits First Three Aftercare Facilities

May 08, 2013

The facilities are now able to receive financial support from the TAA for the care of retired Thoroughbreds.... Read More