TAKE2 Second Career Thoroughbred Program

Thoroughbred Adoption Network has a new website sponsor!

TAKE2 Second Career Thoroughbred Program Inc. was created to promote second careers for retired Thoroughbred racehorses as hunters and jumpers. Supported by members of the racing and breeding industries, the program rewards those who compete on Thoroughbreds with awards and prize money in restricted classes and divisions at horse shows across the country, and highlights the success of the Thoroughbred in the sport horse world. TAKE2 classes are offered at more than 300 horse shows in 23 states.

We are grateful to Take2 for helping to support our effort!

SAFE | Save a Forgotten Equine

SAFE Horse RescueA warm welcome to our newest member!

Since 2005, Save a Forgotten Equine (SAFE) has been rescuing and rehabilitating horses that have been starved, neglected, abused or are unwanted. Located in Redmond, Washington; SAFE has extensive experience in equine rehabilitation and have successfully brought many neglected horses back from the brink of starvation. SAFE is able to provide many of these horses with professional training to help ensure them a safe and productive future.

Welcome – Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program, Inc. (FLTAP)

Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program, Inc. (FLTAP) is part of the Thoroughbred Adoption Network!

Finger LakesWhether you’re in the market for an OTTB or not, have a look at these horses and you’ll see the expert training and care they receive as they transition into their new lives.

If you ARE in the market for an equine companion, look no further than Thoroughbred Adoption Network – your perfect horse awaits.


adopted -bigger is bettorGreat news, our first horse adopted since the re-launch of Thoroughbred Adoption Network.

A big thank you to Sara Davenport and Kim Wilkins of Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, and of course to Bigger is Bettor and his new family. [Read More…]

Do You Have an Ex-Racehorse That Needs a Good Home?

Many Thoroughbreds ex-racehorses destined for slaughter are rescued by individuals outside of rescue/retirement organizations. Some individuals have purchased retired racehorses at auction, others have stepped in to help in the case of local humane services seizures.

When these individual find that they are unable to keep their ex-racehorse for any reason, finding a good home for their horse may present a challenge.  Often, when seeking assistance from local rescue organizations they may be turned away because the organization is at the maximum number of horses they can handle, or are concentrating their efforts on high-risk horse rescue situations. [Read More…]

Looking for that perfect horse?

Chances are, you're in the right place!

Before you decide, review our document: "What's Adopting a Thoroughbred About? FAQ's"