After the Races is a Maryland based facility committed to the rehabilitation and retraining of racehorses. They work with tracks, trainers and owners to rehome Thoroughbreds who can no longer race.
1/ST Racing is proud to partner with the following Aftercare facilities dedicated to retraining and rehoming Thoroughbred racehorses.
Midatlantic Horse Rescue rehabilitates, retrains and adopts out thoroughbreds in the Mid Atlantic area. Their organization seeks to educate the public and the industry at large about aftercare and the importance of second careers for all racing thoroughbreds.
Midatlantic Horse Rescue
Foxie G Foundation is dedicated to thoroughbred horses that require the most aid; injured racehorses and broodmares as well as horses found at auction and situations of neglect. Foxie G also offers adoption and sanctuary for cats.
Foxie G Foundation
Beyond the Wire is an organization that works with 1/ST Racing, The Maryland Jockey Club, the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Maryland Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association, Northview Stallion Station and Maryland jockeys to offer rehabilitation, retraining, adoption and sanctuary for the state’s thoroughbred population.
Beyond the Wire
New Vocations is home to the largest thoroughbred adoption program in the United States with satellite facilities in Florida, Louisiana, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania that offer rehabilitation, retraining and adoption
Second Stride is a program in Kentucky made up of industry professionals and trainers who rehabilitate and retrain thoroughbreds from all tracks. They also take in retired broodmares.
HART Rescue rehabilitates and retrains Thoroughbred horses in Florida. They partner with trainers and other industry professionals to ensure Thoroughbreds thrive in their second careers. HART also offers lessons and boarding to the public.
Redwings Horse Sanctuary is an organization dedicated to providing sanctuary to all breeds of horses and offers community outreach and education to the public on how to assist horses in need.
Redwings Horse Sanctuary
Tranquility Farm is a sanctuary in Northern California where thoroughbred racehorses live together in a herd setting.
Square Peg Foundation offers therapeutic riding program for children with behavioral and physical disabilities.
Square Peg Foundation
Hope for Horses Inc. provides all breeds of horses with retraining to become therapy or riding horses and also offers rehabilitation and sanctuary for those horses that can no longer be ridden.
Hope for Horses
Healing Arenas Inc. offers equine assisted therapy experiences for individuals suffering from trauma and provides retraining and rehoming option for thoroughbred racehorses.
Healing Arenas Inc.
Win iPlace Home offers rehabilitation, retraining of Thoroughbreds and educational services to the public.
Win Place Home
Whispering Meadows Ranch is an organization that retrains thoroughbred racehorses and offers a therapy program for active duty military personnel and first responders.
Whispering Meadows Ranch
United Pegasus Foundation is one of the oldest aftercare sanctuaries in California. Founded in 1994, the sanctuary has two properties that cater to 200 horses.
United Pegasus Foundation
Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue is a volunteer-run organization dedicated to rehabilitating and retraining Thoroughbred horses.
Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue
Sandia Creek Auxiliary Foundation offers a hands-on “living classroom” dedicated to teaching people about horses and the retraining process.
Sandia Creek Auxiliary Foundation
Fresh Start Sport Horses retrains thoroughbred horses for high level careers in the horse show world.
Fresh Start Sport Horses
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is a national organization made up of industry stakeholders committed to thoroughbred aftercare. The TAA is an accrediting body that has provided 24.8 million dollars to more than 82 organizations that are dedicated to the rehabilitation and retraining of thoroughbred racehorses.
Started in 2012, the Retired Racehorse Project is a 501C3 program designed to increase the demand and marketability of the off-the-track thoroughbred. The RRP is internationally recognized for its $100,000 competition known as the Thoroughbred Makeover. In addition, it also publishes Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine.
Retired Racehorse Project
Equine Encore Foundation is a facility dedicated to the rehabilitation and retraining of racing Quarter Horses and thoroughbreds in Arizona and surrounding states.
Equine Encore Foundation
All breed sanctuary that focuses on rehabilitation and retraining. Desert Oasis is also home to an array of adoptable cats, dogs, goats and horses.
TRF is an organization that provides several programs designed to help thoroughbred racehorses excel in new careers including the TRF Second Chances program that pairs thoroughbred racehorses with incarcerated inmate caretakers.
TCA provides grants to nonprofit organizations that work to support thoroughbred horses and the people who care for them.
Old Friends Inc. is a farm that provides retirement to former breeding stallions and broodmares as well as geldings retiring from the racetrack.
Old Friends Inc.
Harmony & Hope Horse Haven Inc. provides sanctuary and retirement to thoroughbred horses from all states.
Harmony & Hope Horse Haven Inc.
Echo Canyon Equine Foundation offers rehabilitation, retraining and sanctuary to all breeds of horses in Arizona and surrounding states.
Echo Canyon Equine Foundation
Down the Stretch Ranch offers equine assisted therapy for veterans with PTSD and provides sanctuary to non-ridden equines.
Down the Stretch Ranch
1/ST is committed to the care and safety of the horses who race and train at our tracks and training centers and is equally committed to a horse's care beyond their racing careers. 1/ST Aftercare Liaisons are dedicated to working with owners, trainers, and accredited aftercare organizations to assist with the safe and productive transition to second careers for horses who are no longer racing.
If a horse is found to be in an unsafe situation, 1/ST Aftercare Liaisons will alert former racing connections and work together to come up with a safe transition for that horse.
- Gulfstream Park - Raina Gunderson email@example.com
- Santa Anita Park - Jeanne Schnell firstname.lastname@example.org
- Maryland Jockey Club - Georganne Hale email@example.com
- Golden Gate Fields - Emma Gurnick firstname.lastname@example.org