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  ~ In the meantime, enjoy these resources ~



HART Hidden Acres Rescue for Thoroughbreds ... teamed up with Florida TRAC ( as a foster facility for their off-the-track thoroughbreds (OTTBs) that were ready to take on new careers. They specialize in bringing in sound and ready-for-work OTTBs and preparing them for brand new careers instead of suffering uncertain fates.

Thoroughbreds-for-Sale Facebook is a free classified site where you can post your TB for sale, off the track or never raced.

Retraining TBs ... webmaster Jennifer MacNeill has collected a comprehensive list of articles, stories, and links, including one to the retrain TBs yahoo message group.

Saving Horses Is Saving People, Too ... Founded over two decades ago, the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's mission is clear and simply stated: To save Thoroughbred horses no longer able to compete on the racetrack from possible neglect, abuse and slaughter. However, there's a strong secondary plan to rescue people, too. Read about the Groom Elite program or watch a video about the program at Putnamville County Correctional Facility.

  Del Mar Pedigree Database ... Because Del Mar users can add horses, edit information, and even delete horses, it is a unique resource with a ton of information on thoroughbred horses. In just two short years, the database has grown from about 200,000 horses to over 800,000 horses strong and generally you can research a horse's pedigree back to the 1700's before finding any holes.

CANTER ... The Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses. CANTER is a unique affiliation of 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations dedicated to providing retired racehorses with opportunities for new careers after the finish line.

Performance Horse Registry ... The Performance Horse Registry, Inc. (PHR) was originally launched in September, 1994 by the Jockey Club to document the influence of the Thoroughbred in sport horse activities. They felt the quest for Thoroughbred excellence, along with breeding the best stallions and mares, produced an equine athlete of outstanding all-around ability whose influence is felt in many sport horse activities far beyond the realm of Thoroughbred racing.

Traveller's Rest Equine Elders Sanctuary ... To promote the humane treatment of elder equine through education and awareness programs for the general public as well as the equine community, to provide information on care of elderly equine, assisting owners in properly maintaining older animals through retirement, to support municipal and court efforts to enforce humane treatment and animal control laws, to rescue and rehabilitate abused or neglected equine, to provide for the lifetime care of elderly equine, and to place eligible program equine in permanent adoptive homes. ... home of the North American Thoroughbred Society. This organization, for TBs who compete, offers breed awards on a national and/or regional basis.

Exceller Fund .... an Internet group that raises money to rescue Thoroughbred horses who would otherwise be sent to slaughter. We do this in memory of Exceller--a racing legend on two continents--who died an untimely and undignified death in Sweden.

Old Friends ... The major goal of Old Friends is to draw attention to retired Thoroughbred athletes by promoting famous racehorses that are no longer in service. By giving these horses a fine facility we can illustrate how a quality lifestyle is due every race horse.

Second Running ... is filled with articles about racing personalities currently on the track and in the news. Original content Copyright 2003-2006