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Thoroughbred ex-racehorses converged on the Kentucky Horse Park to show off their new disciplines. Photo by Megan Stapley and courtesy Jen Roytz

$100K T’bred Makeover seeks 500 trainers

Retired Racehorse Project (RRP), a nonprofit organization that promotes off-track Thoroughbreds for multiple equestrian sports, today opened an online application for participation in the 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover. The Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium will take place October 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park. It features competition in freestyle, eventing, barrel racing, dressage, polo, show jumping, working ranch, show hunter, field hunter, and competitive trail, with prize money of $100,000 including a $10,000 America’s Most Wanted Thoroughbred prize and a $5,000 Thoroughbred Ambassador Award. The event also includes educational demonstrations, seminars, a Makeover Horse Sale, and a Sponsor Fair. The Makeover […]