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TAA HIRES JAMES HASTIE AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that it has hired James Hastie as the organization’s Executive Director, effective November 18, 2013. Mike Ziegler, who has served as the TAA’s Executive Director since March 2012, will remain with the organization through a transition period before returning full-time to his role as Executive Director of the Read More

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CARMA & TAA To Provide Wristbands at Breeders’ Cup to Promote Aftercare Awareness

October 17, 2013 – The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) is teaming up with California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) at the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park on November 1-2, 2013 to promote awareness of Thoroughbred aftercare. The two aftercare organizations will be providing wristbands for fans to wear to show their support for Read More

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Yearling Raises $57,000 for CARMA at Barretts Sale

There are many ways to raise awareness and money for Thoroughbred aftercare, and at the recent Barretts October Yearling Sale one idea proved very successful. Jan and Jerry Hawthorne of Double J H Stables and Madeline Auerbach teamed up last year to breed a horse for the benefit of retired Thoroughbreds.  The idea was to Read More

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“Poker in Paradise – A Night Under the Stars” Charity Event to be held July 20, 2013

6th Annual Charity Fundraiser for Retired Racehorses  –Tournament to be held on Opening Weekend of the 2013 Del Mar Racing Season– Arcadia, CA – In support of providing funding for the rehabilitation, retraining and/or retirement of Thoroughbred horses that have raced in California, CARMA will be hosting their 6th annual charity poker tournament, “Poker in Paradise Read More

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THOROUGHBRED AFTERCARE ALLIANCE ACCREDITS FIRST THREE ORGANIZATIONS

Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue (SCTR) one of the First Facilities to Become TAA-Accredited  New York, N.Y. – May 1, 2013 – The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that it had accredited its first three Thoroughbred aftercare facilities: Florida Thoroughbred Retirement and Adoptive Care in Palm City, Fla.; New Vocations in Marysville, Ohio; and Southern Read More