Layup Facilities

Layup Facilities

The Placement Program uses six facilities across California to provide recently retired Thoroughbreds with the rehabilitation and rest they need.

Southern California

Toreador Equine (formerly called NexStar Ranch) is a well known Thoroughbred breeding, training and layup farm in Temecula, CA.

Heart Bar Farms is a family-run business. The proud owners, Kasey Kinkade and Paisley Phelps, built the farm from the ground up, beginning with six bare acres and developing it into a beautiful equestrian center. Everything at their farm was built with heart and pride. We use Heart Bar Farms for rehabbing injured horses, working with problem horses and retraining.

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Located less than 15 minutes from Santa Anita Park, Irish Rose Farms is a small private facility excellent for layups and as a pickup spot transportation.

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Pasadena Polo Club is a triage unit for our newly retired race horses who need close monitoring, confined quarters  and veterinary care.

Northern California

Fairview is located in Petaluma and is owned by Tom Bachman, The beautiful property boasts grass  pastures and has stalls to help our horses through various stages of rehabilitation.