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July 28, 2022

“Good Vibes Only” Contest Winners

How did your horses enjoy the Equine Relax Trax? Take a look for yourself!…
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July 19, 2022

Retired Racehorse Project Partners With Ride iQ App

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) announces today that is has partnered with Ride iQ, the innovative app that gives its members access to hundreds of on-demand audio lessons taught by world-class equestrians.…
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July 15, 2022

Enter Our “Good Vibes Only” Contest with Equine Relax Trax!

One grand prize winner will earn $100 in RRP Store credit!…
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July 11, 2022

Real Rider Cup Lexington Raises Over $90,000 for Thoroughbred Aftercare

Rain Stops and Stars Come Out for Real Rider Cup Lexington, Raising over $90,000 for Thoroughbred Aftercare Real Rider Cup welcomed 30 horse and rider combinations along with hundreds of spectators to New Vocations at Mereworth Farm Saturday, July 9th…
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June 30, 2022

Thoroughbred Makeover Marketplace Expands in Partnership With ASPCA’s Right Horse Initiative

Thanks to the continued generous support of the ASPCA, the RRP announces that the 2022 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America, will include for the first time the ASPCA Right Horse Adoption Barn, in addition…
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June 28, 2022

Retired Racehorse Project Unveils New Website

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) announced today that it has unveiled a new website at TheRRP.org, combining its previous two sites for the organization and the Thoroughbred Makeover back under one umbrella.…
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June 23, 2022

Star-Studded Lineup for Real Rider Cup Ahead of Fasig-Tipton July Sale

The Real Rider Cup, a charity show jumping event created by Anita Motion to benefit Thoroughbred aftercare, is bringing the racing and equestrian worlds together in Lexington, Kentucky just ahead of Fasig-Tipton’s July Sale.…
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June 9, 2022

Real Rider Cup Returns for 2022 With New In-Person Format

The charity show jumping event is back for 2022, to benefit the Fair Hill Thoroughbred Show, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program, and the Retired Racehorse Project.…
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April 20, 2022

The Thoroughbred Lovers’ Guide to the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

All things RRP at LRK3DE!…
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April 13, 2022

Anthony Patch is our 2022 “Thoroughbred of the Kentucky Three-Day”

Eventing fans, rejoice… the Thoroughbreds of the Kentucky Three-Day poster series RETURNS for 2022!…
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April 5, 2022

Come See Us At Equine Affaire!

Columbus, we’re coming to you!…
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April 1, 2022

Erin O’Keefe Named RRP’s Development Director

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) announced today that Erin O’Keefe has been hired for the new position of development director. …
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March 15, 2022

Last Chance for Spring Cleaning Sale!

It’s our LAST CHANCE on spring cleaning! Take 50% off of outerwear in the RRP Store, plus an ADDITIONAL 10% off all sale items! (10% additional savings reflected in cart.)…
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February 25, 2022

RRP Master Class at Grand-Prix Eventing Festival at Bruce’s Field Features Buck Davidson

The Retired Racehorse Project’s Master Class retraining clinic returns to the Grand-Prix Eventing Festival at Bruce’s Field on March 4, 2022!…
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February 15, 2022

482 Trainers Accepted to Thoroughbred Makeover

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) announces today the acceptance of 482 trainers, including both individuals and team members, to the 2022 class of the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA).…
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February 11, 2022

Kirsten Green Named Executive Director of the Retired Racehorse Project

Kirsten Green has been named as the new executive director of the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) at the conclusion of a national search by a hiring committee comprised of board members.…
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February 1, 2022

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with #HeartOfAThoroughbred Contest!

There’s no doubt that Thoroughbreds have heart — that’s what draws so many of us to the breed!…
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January 31, 2022

2022 Thoroughbred Makeover Vendor Fair Now Open for Application

The Vendor Fair is located in the TCA Covered Arena on the concourse, which is the hub of activity at the Thoroughbred Makeover all week long including with competition, demonstrations and seminars. Outdoor spaces are also available.…
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January 25, 2022

Retired Racehorse Project Elects New Board Members and Officers

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) is pleased to announce the election of a new board chair, Sue Smith, and vice chair, Richard Lamb, along with the addition of three new board members: Malinda Lawrence, JudithAnn Hartman, and Clare and Tom…
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January 11, 2022

T.I.P. Announces Expanded Championships at Thoroughbred Makeover

After a successful Barrel Racing Championships in 2021, T.I.P. and the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) are partnering to offer an expanded Western Championships and a Central Region Dressage Championships during the 2022 Thoroughbred Makeover.…
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January 3, 2022

2022 Thoroughbred Makeover Applications Open For Submission

Applications for the 2022 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America, are now open for submission through close of business day on January 21.…
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December 3, 2021

After the Finish Line’s Charity Auction of Breeders’ Cup Hats to Benefit RRP & Others

After the Finish Line’s 6th Annual Charity Auction of Breeders’ Cup Hats starts this Sunday, December 5th. The auction, which runs for one week, is one of After the Finish Line’s fundraisers that benefits its grant making activity.…
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December 1, 2021

2022 Thoroughbred Makeover Rulebook Now Available

An updated rulebook is now available to be read online for the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America. Print copies will be available for purchase at a later date.…
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November 24, 2021

Jen Roytz to Step Back From RRP Leadership

After serving for four years as Retired Racehorse Project’s executive director and five years prior to that as a board member, Jen Roytz announced this week that she will be stepping down from her leadership role at the end of…
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