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Education

September 1, 2016

Protecting Your Horse’s Back

Some Thoroughbreds come off the track with tight or painful backs…
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September 1, 2016

Healthy Joints For Life

The industry is making headway in protecting racehorses’ sensitive joint tissues — an effort that will help preserve their soundness for racing and beyond.…
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September 1, 2016

Prepping Yearlings for Sales

Getting a gangly yearling sale-ready is an art that sets the horse up for a lifetime of good manners.…
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August 1, 2016

International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses

Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) President Steuart Pittman made a presentation on Friday, July 22 to the Godolphin Lifetime Care of Thoroughbreds Forum in Newmarket, England describing in detail the history, principles, and programs of Retired Racehorse Project. He also participated…
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June 19, 2016

Michelle Craig Is Finding The Bright Side By Going Bridleless

The Chronicle of the Horse June 17, 2016 By: Laura Lemon Click here to link to the original article at ChronofHorse.com On the morning of April 2, Michelle Craig and her 5-year-old son Carter geared up for the Virginia Horse…
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June 1, 2016

Watching the Works

Head to the track at daybreak to see the horses work at varying speeds and distances…
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June 1, 2016

Going Western

Meet Western trainers trying to tap into the off-track Thoroughbred market and prove these horses can excel under any tack…
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June 1, 2016

The Thrill of the ‘Chase

Thoroughbreds race again in their second careers as steeplechasers…
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June 1, 2016

Tips For Selling Your OTTB

A step-by-step guide to marketing your off-track Thoroughbred, finding the right buyer and closing the deal successfully…
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June 1, 2016

4 Tips for Healthy Thoroughbred Hooves

Management approaches can help get your OTTB started on the right foot.…
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May 25, 2016

Montville resident helps OTTB race to save retired thoroughbreds

NorthJersey.com May 25, 2016 By: Lisa Kintish Click here to link to the original article at NorthJersey.com Hurricane Bluff Dr, Bluff for short, is a 5-year-old mare who begs for hugs and scratches. Retired from racing, the future could have…
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May 25, 2016

New Jersey equestrians prepare for 2016 Kentucky Thoroughbred Challenge

Examiner.com May 24, 2016 By: Marcya Roberts Click here to link to the original article at Examiner.com Nicole McKinley of Howell, New Jersey and Michelle Horgan of Princeton, and Kendra Richardson and Samantha Haven of Pittstown, New Jersey have been…
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April 8, 2016

A T’bred Tapped Twice on the Withers by Fate

Off Track ThoroughbredsApril 8, 2016By: Susan SalkClick here to link to the original article at OffTrackThoroughbreds.com A Thoroughbred gelding, who was “tapped twice on the withers by fate,” has transitioned from a top race trainer to a premier hunter/jumper team…
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April 7, 2016

Kentucky Derby-Oaks Ticket Auction to Benefit Retired Racehorse Project

TwinSpires.com, the official wagering partner of the Kentucky Derby, and PaulickReport.com, a leading Thoroughbred information website, have teamed to auction a pair of tickets to the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks to benefit the Retired Racehorse Project.…
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April 1, 2016

Gate Training

Breaking from a starting gate doesn’t come naturally to a horse; learn how trainers teach their young Thoroughbreds this unique skill safely and effectively…
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April 1, 2016

Feeding Your OTTB

Your retired racehorse’s nutritional needs are much different now than during his racing career…
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March 1, 2016

Hoedown at Hagyard

Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) is presenting the Hoedown at Hagyard on Saturday, April 30 in the sport horse covered arena at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute.…
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March 1, 2016

Kids and Thoroughbreds: Partners for Life

With the right training and guidance, an off-track Thoroughbred can be a great youth horse — and a great investment.…
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January 15, 2016

Nixall® and The Racing Dudes team up to benefit the Retired Racehorse Project

The management at Nixall® www.nixall.com/pages/rrp is proud to announce a partnership with The Racing Dudes www.racingdudes.com to benefit the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP). The Racing Dudes operate a nationally recognized web site that covers all aspects of Thoroughbred horse racing.…
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September 24, 2015

RRP Press Release: Makeover Schedule and Entries Announced

One month from now the Breeders’ Cup Festival begins in Lexington, Kentucky. The week of festivities begins with the TCA Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium at the Kentucky Horse Park where $100,000 in prize money will be distributed to owners…
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September 1, 2015

Uncovering Thoroughbred Talent

Whether pointing horses to the starting gate or start box, training principles aren’t so different.…
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September 1, 2015

A Sound Investment

When evaluating a retired racehorse for a second career, what former injuries can you live with?…
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August 10, 2015

Makeover Preview at Grand Haven Stable

Grand Haven Stable  presents 2015 TCA Thoroughbred Makeover Preview A Celebration of Thoroughbreds in Second Careers Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm Free General Admission with the Option to Join Us for a Special Homestyle Buffet Dinner at…
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May 31, 2015

Smoken Legacy: A Thoroughbred Makeover Detour

Smoken Legacy is a 2009 Thoroughbred gelding who won $156,445 in thirty starts and retired sound after a second place finish on October 30, 2014. Horse racing did right by him upon retirement. The rehoming project of the Horseman’s Benevolent…
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