Monday, July 08 2019 by Editor
By Britney Grover Many Thoroughbreds are born and bred to race. Some of them love to run and would finish a race riderless; others never quite hit their stride on the track. But they all deserve caring homes when they retire from an injury, lack of competitiveness or after a long and successful racing career.
Wednesday, May 23 2018 by Editor
By Britney Grover Known as CANTER, the Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses is now a nationwide effort to help find off-the-track Thoroughbreds (OTTBs) new homes, and has succeeded in transitioning over 25,000 OTTBs nationwide. CANTER is run 100 percent by volunteers both at a national level and in each of the 18 independent affiliate
Thursday, July 13 2017 by Editor
By Britney Grover Since its founding in 1992, New Vocations has become the largest racehorse adoption program in the United States. It was created to offer safety, rehabilitation, retraining and ultimately new lives to retiring racehorses, whether due to injury or performance. When horses leave racing careers, many are injured and most are underweight. Having
Friday, October 07 2016 by Editor
By Christine Rhodes Second chances at life are often hard to come by — for horses and humans alike. Many Thoroughbred racehorses find themselves in dreadful circumstances once their careers on the track are over. However, for Rocket Zone — affectionately known as Rocky — retirement from racing in October 2012 set him on track
Congratulations to the happy couple! Tara de Nicolas married Bradley Duckworth on February 8th at the Inn at Willow Grove in Orange, Virginia. Bradley is the General Manager for DAMCO and is currently in the Executive MBA program at Georgetown University graduating in May 2015. A former event rider, Tara de Nicolas trained with Marcia
Tuesday, January 14 2014 by Editor
New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program announced their new partnership with Gallop On whose mission is to provide equestrian and educational opportunities to underprivileged young riders while providing rehabilitation, retraining and a safe environment for retired and non-competitive Thoroughbred racehorses.
Tax Season, aka “Taxi” is a 15.2, hand chestnut mare. She is now available for a $500 adoption fee in Hummlestown, PA