About the 2023 ASPCA Makeover Marketplace

The ASPCA Thoroughbred Makeover Marketplace is a one-of-a-kind shopping opportunity where shoppers can evaluate over 100 Thoroughbreds who are completing the Thoroughbred Makeover and their first year of training post-track. An online catalog is made available in advance of the Thoroughbred Makeover and horses are identified as being for sale/adoption throughout the event. Following the Thoroughbred Makeover, available horses are showcased in a special section of the Winter issue of Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine. Arena space is designated at the Kentucky Horse Park exclusively for Marketplace trial rides, and official veterinary partner, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, schedules coverage for pre-purchase exams.

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Welcome shoppers!  We are so pleased that you are considering a Thoroughbred Makeover participant for your next partner.

The ASPCA Makeover Marketplace is a unique opportunity for potential buyers and adopters in that you can:

  • Take a Look: Use this catalog to identify your top choices and then watch them compete in one or two of ten different disciplines at the Kentucky Horse Park
  • Take a Ride: Arrange a trial ride of your prospective partner in our dedicated trial ring. Where else can you arrange to ride diverse candidates from multiple different sellers in one trip away from home?
  • and Take One Home: Bring your trailer! We will have vets on call from Hagyard Equine Medical Institute all week to perform pre-purchase exams so you can buy with confidence.

...all in one location!

 


Let’s Celebrate Together!


Look for the photo-op space outside the trial arena and snap some pictures if you had a "Match Made at the ASPCA Makeover Marketplace"! Tell us about your sale and send us updates. Sales of Makeover horses are a key metric in tracking the RRP's progress in pursuit of our mission to increase demand for Thoroughbreds and we want to hear from you! 


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