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Retraining the OTTB – Interview with Lindsey Partridge

Retraining the OTTB – Interview with Lindsey Partridge

We caught up with three time RRP Thoroughbred Makeover champion Lindsey Partridge to learn about her horsemanship and training practices with off-track Thoroughbreds. Partridge may be best known for her Florida-bred retired Thoroughbred racehorse Here Comes Adri who [Read More...]

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OTTB Lindsey Partridge

Retraining the OTTB – Interview with Lindsey Partridge

We caught up with three time RRP Thoroughbred Makeover champion Lindsey Partridge to learn about her horsemanship and training practices with off-track Thoroughbreds. Partridge may be best known for her ...
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RACE Fund Horses

Adoption Updates from R.A.C.E Fund

We'd like to share some good news from one of our listing organizations, R.A.C.E Fund. Trippin Star aka Star arrived at her new adoptive home in Indiana with Andrea and ...
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adoption contracts

Adoption Contracts: Screening Potential OTTB Adopters a Necessity for Rescue Organizations

At Thoroughbred Adoption Network, potential adopters frequently ask us: Why are adoption applications contacts so cumbersome? Potential adopters (and even some involved in thoroughbred aftercare) ponder if it is worthwhile ...
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Sarah New Vocations

Thoroughbred Adoption Network Speaks With New Vocations

The Thoroughbred Adoption Network’s Diana Pikulski had the great pleasure of speaking with Sarah Coleman, Director of Public and Community Relations for New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program about their upcoming ...
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julie baker healing arenas

Retraining the older OTTB: Q & A with Julie Baker, founder of Healing Arenas

By Diana Pikulski, Editor, www.thoroughbredadoption.com Often, when we talk about thoroughbred aftercare, we focus on retraining relatively young thoroughbred racehorses, recently off the track. But some rescued/retired OTTBs needed more ...
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The Chronicle of the Horse Launches Inaugural Thoroughbred Issue

The Chronicle of the Horse Launches Inaugural Thoroughbred Issue

by Diana Pikulski, Thoroughbredadoption.com On May 7, The Chronicle of the Horse launched its first "Thoroughbred Issue". The Chronicle, established in 1937 is a weekly magazine read by virtually everyone ...
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Adopting a thoroughbred is an adoption experience like no other. When you adopt a thoroughbred, you acquire a horse with best of all equine characteristics. Thoroughbreds are widely considered to be more intelligent and teachable than other horses. They love people, and crave attention from their human friends. Little compares with the satisfaction of teaching your thoroughbred new things. Thoroughbreds are eager to please and enjoy new challenges.

If you are just thinking about adopting, visit our FAQ page. If you have additional questions, send them to us and we’ll provide you with answers based on more than 40 years of experience with on-track and off-track thoroughbreds utilizing our vast base of experts to get you the best information possible. That’s why Thoroughbred Adoption Network is your best resource for adopting a thoroughbred.