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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 to screen adopters so thoroughly. Adopters argue [Read More...]

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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, 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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thoroughbred incentive program

Thoroughbred Incentive Program – Non-Competition Award Applications Available

Applications for The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program’s (T.I.P.’s) two annual awards, the Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the Young Rider of the Year Award, are now available online ...
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Rick Violette Discusses Aftercare Progress and the Road Forward

Rick Violette Discusses Aftercare Progress and the Road Forward

By Diana Pikulski, Editor, Thoroughbred Adoption Network For more than 30 years, the thoroughbred racing industry has had various starts and stops in addressing the racehorse aftercare issue on a comprehensive ...
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Rick Porter

With Lofty Goals, Porter Starts Horse Welfare Operation

By Bill Finley, Thoroughbred Daily News Prominent owner Rick Porter does not believe that the slaughter of retired racehorses is an unsolvable problem. Along with Victoria Keith, the executive vice president ...
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