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TCA Named Title Sponsor of the Thoroughbred Makeover

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) and Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) jointly announced today that TCA will be the title sponsor of the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, which will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky on October 5-8. The TCA Thoroughbred Makeover features 578 trainers from across North America who […]

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TCA Elects Five New Directors

LEXINGTON, KY. — Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced today the appointment of Bing Bush, Robert Devlin, Claire Novak, Lonny Powell, and Anna Seitz to its Board of Directors. “We are thrilled that Bing, Bob, Claire, Lonny, and Anna have joined the TCA board. I look forward to working with each of them,” said Mike […]

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TCA Awards 2017 Grants

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced today that grants totaling $462,139 have been awarded to 71 Thoroughbred industry-related non-profits that work to uphold TCA’s mission. Additionally, nearly $24,000 was expended from the Horses First Fund within the organization’s last fiscal year to aid in the rescue of the 43 horses abandoned in […]

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New Vocations Named as TCA Award of Merit Recipient

LEXINGTON, Ky. – New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program was recently selected as a Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) Award of Merit recipient. Nominated by the Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association (OTBO), the award was presented by Dave Basler, executive director of the Ohio Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association, at the breeders association awards dinner […]

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TAKE2 Works to Bring Thoroughbreds Back to the Show Ring

Launched in 2012, the TAKE2 Second Career Thoroughbred Program sponsors Thoroughbred-only classes at horse shows across the country. The program was the brain child of Thoroughbred trainer and New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NYTHA) President Rick Violette, who worked with former New York Racing Association Director of Racing P.J. Campo to get it started. The […]

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TCA Names Raina Chingos Gunderson as Award of Merit Recipient

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America has named Raina Chingos Gunderson, Gulfstream Park’s horsemen’s liaison, as the 2017 TCA Award of Merit recipient in the State of Florida. Award of Merit recipients are nominated by the leadership of state Thoroughbred owners and breeders associations and are presented at each state association’s annual awards ceremonies. […]

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TCA Names Denny Emerson and Down the Stretch Ranch as Award of Merit Recipients

LEXINGTON, Ky. –Thoroughbred Charities of America has named equestrian Denny Emerson and Down the Stretch Ranch as its first TCA Award of Merit recipients of 2017. Award of Merit recipients are nominated by the leadership of state Thoroughbred owners and breeders associations and are presented at each state association’s annual awards ceremonies. “Originally started in […]

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Humanity for Horses Offers Sanctuary in Northern California

Founded in 2012 by Denali Jordan, Humanity for Horses (HFH) is a California-based equine sanctuary. With approximately 105 Thoroughbreds in their care today, the organization will ultimately be able to take in up to 400 Thoroughbreds. HFH obtains horses directly from owners and trainers who can no longer care for them, with occasional direct requests […]

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TCA Named Beneficiary of Thoroughbred Club of America’s Holiday Campaign

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America was recently named the charitable beneficiary of the Thoroughbred Club of America’s annual holiday giving campaign. More than $5,000 was raised and will be used for grant making to qualified and approved organizations that work on behalf of Thoroughbreds or the people who care for them. “We are […]

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Bidding Opens in the 27th Annual TCA Stallion Season Auction

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The 27th annual Thoroughbred Charities of America Stallion Season Auction began today at 9 a.m. and offers a wide variety of seasons, unique experiences, halters and other auction items. The six-day fundraiser opens with an online auction and culminates with a Celebration featuring select seasons on Saturday, January 7 at 6:30 p.m. […]

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