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A retired racehorse at New Vocations enjoys a snack. Photo courtesy Mike Ziegler, NTRA

TAA in full swing to accredit TB charities

An army of volunteers and entrusted helpers has fanned out to visit Thoroughbred charities across the country, flipping the lips of all ex-racehorses in the care of myriad certified nonprofits, with the ultimate goal of ensuring the health and wellbeing of the noble racehorses turned over to individual charities. The inspections have been carried out at the behest of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), a group formed two years ago, and comprised of leaders in all areas of the Thoroughbred racing and aftercare world. Alliance Vice President Madeline Auerbach says the overall mission’s main goals are to ensure that horses […]