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Aftercare Industry Month

Start Date/Time: February 6, 2024
End Date/Time: February 27, 2024
Thanks to the support of Thoroughbred Education & Research Foundation (TERF), the RRP is proud to present Aftercare Industry Month, a virtual conference open to all with a professional interest in Thoroughbred aftercare from all facets of the industry.
Aftercare Industry Month will include four webinar sessions in the month of February that will provide an interactive experience for attendees to explore topics in-depth that pertain both to non-profit organizations and business entities. Find session topics, panelist information, and event registration at

Thoroughbred Makeover

Start Date/Time: October 9, 2024
End Date/Time: October 12, 2024

Hundreds of off-track Thoroughbreds, each with 10 months or less of retraining. Three days of competition in 10 different disciplines, vying for a share of over $100,000 in prize money. Thousands of spectators watching online and in person. And at the end, one overall winner, crowned Thoroughbred Makeover Champion. Presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America.

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The RRP at KY3DE

Start Date/Time: April 25, 2024
End Date/Time: April 28, 2024

The RRP will once again have a presence at Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event! Mark your calendars for the following activities and demos during the event, April 25-28 at the Kentucky Horse Park:

Shop the RRP Booth presented by Ariat
All week, RRP Booth 106
Shop to support & wear your OTTB pride with new gear at the RRP booth!

Limited Edition Thoroughbreds of the Kentucky 3-Day Poster presented by Triple Crown Nutrition
All week, RRP Booth 106
Each year this collectible poster celebrates an iconic Thoroughbred who has campaigned at the 5* level of eventing. The 2024 poster featuring Phillip Dutton & The Foreman is FREE with a purchase or donation.

Support the RRP’s Fund-a-Need Campaign
All week, RRP Booth 106
Purchase the RRP’s “Rise & Grind” T-shirt and $5.00 of your purchase price go towards buying lunches and coffee for the 2024 Thoroughbred Makeover volunteers!

Picking Prospect for Eventing (clinician TBA)
Thursday, 1:00 PM, Walnut Ring
An industry expert will share insights on how they evaluate conformation when selecting horses for Eventing.

Cross Country Course Walk with Allison Springer presented by BUCKEYE Nutrition & SmartPak
Thursday, 3:00 PM, meeting location TBA
Get the inside scoop on tackling this big cross-country course from veteran 5* event rider Allison Springer.

Jumping Exercises for Moving Up to Preliminary with Kyle Carter presented by Ride iQ
Friday, 1:00 PM, Walnut Ring
Featuring Thoroughbred Makeover graduates who have progressed in their training, Olympian, 5* rider & expert coach Kyler Carter shares valuable exercises for horses preparing to move up to the Preliminary level.

New Vocations 7th Annual Open Barn & BBQ
Thursday, 4 PM, 719 Dolan Lane, Lexington
A celebration of Thoroughbreds in second careers! Enjoy tours, a meet-and-greet with the horses, demonstrations, and delicious food and drinks. Free to attend! Learn more and RSVP HERE.


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