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August 30, 2023

Real Rider Cup Surpasses Major Fundraising Milestone

Join us in congratulating the Real Rider Cup on raising over half a million dollars for Thoroughbred aftercare!…
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August 29, 2023

Meet the Horses of the Thoroughbred Makeover Class of 2023

Take a deep dive into the stats and trends we’re seeing in this year’s Makeover class!…
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July 11, 2023

Volunteer at the 2023 Thoroughbred Makeover

Volunteer sign-ups are now open for the “happiest horse show on earth”!…
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July 10, 2023

Woodall Defends Real Rider Cup Champion Title in Lexington

The Kentucky leg of the Real Rider Cup raised over $78,000 on Saturday, July 8!…
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June 6, 2023

2023 Thoroughbred Makeover Silent Auction Now Accepting Donations

Do you want to make a contribution to support the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) on Thoroughbred aftercare’s largest stage?…
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May 30, 2023

New & Improved RRP Horse Listings Launched

The RRP announced today the launch of its new and improved Horse Listings, which had been temporarily shelved while the organization updated its website and improved processes in the back end.…
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May 23, 2023

2023 Real Rider Cup Now Open for Rider Registration

The charity show jumping event will raise money for Thoroughbred aftercare and hold competition legs in Kentucky and Maryland.…
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April 11, 2023

RRP is Hiring!

Job descriptions and application link can be found here for development team member and program assistant.…
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April 11, 2023

Help Shape RRP Programming & Services: Take Our Survey!

Responses submitted by April 18 are eligible for a prize drawing of $100 in RRP store credit!…
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April 3, 2023

The Thoroughbred Lover’s Guide to LRK3DE

You can always rely on the RRP for the ultimate array of Thoroughbred-centered activities at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event!…
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March 27, 2023

2023 Fund-a-Need Program Launched for Thoroughbred Makeover

Directly support the 2023 #TBMakeover through Fund-a-Need!…
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March 10, 2023

RRP Store Clearance & New “It’s Not Luck” Merch!

Our annual fall/winter clearance starts now — plus, don’t miss our new limited edition “It’s Not Luck” merch!…
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February 27, 2023

2023 Thoroughbred Makeover Vendor Fair Reservations Now Open

Booths paid in full by May 1 will lock in early bird pricing!…
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February 15, 2023

512 Trainers Accepted to 2023 Thoroughbred Makeover

The world’s largest and most lucrative retraining competition for recently-retired racehorses takes place on October 11-14, 2023 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, awarding over $100,000 in prize money.…
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January 31, 2023

T.I.P. Announces Shows and Championships for 2023

T.I.P. Western & Central Dressage Championships will once again be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington during the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America.…
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January 20, 2023

2023 Thoroughbred Makeover Applications Closed

The application period for the 2023 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium is now closed.…
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January 8, 2023

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

Sponsored by the Georgia B. Ridder Foundation…
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January 3, 2023

2023 Thoroughbred Makeover Applications Now Open for Submission

Submissions close on January 20.…
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December 30, 2022

RRP’s First Footing Silent Auction, Sponsored by OCD Pellets, Features Racing Star Shoes & Boots

Get your bids in now through January 6!…
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December 20, 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, Richard Lamb, and vice chair, Jodie Vella-Gregory, along with the addition of two new board members: Dr. Shannon Reed and Sissy Wickes.…
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December 15, 2022

It’s Thoroughbred Makeover Application Season!

Start your journey to the 2023 Thoroughbred Makeover now.…
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December 13, 2022

Claiborne Farm to Sponsor Former Broodmare Pilot Division at 2023 Thoroughbred Makeover

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) announced today that Claiborne Farm has committed as the title sponsor of the Former Broodmare division in its pilot year at the 2023 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America.…
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November 21, 2022

How Will You Make an Impact For the Breed?

Help the RRP continue its meaningful work in Thoroughbred aftercare by contributing now to the year-end campaign!…
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November 16, 2022

Retired Racehorse Project Announces 2023 Thoroughbred Makeover Dates, Fee Changes

The Retired Racehorse Project announced today that the Thoroughbred Makeover will return to the Kentucky Horse Park for its eighth year October 11th-14th, 2023.…
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