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By Susan Salk on March 17, 2014
A rules change enacted by the United States Hunter/Jumper Association (USHJA) in January, which officially recognize Thoroughbred-only hunter/jumper divisions at horse shows, is expected to buoy the robust TAKE2 Thoroughbred Show program, and help elevate the popularity of the breed. Rick Violette, Jr., president of TAKE2 Second Career Thoroughbred Program, Inc., and executive director Andrea Belfiore agree that the January decision is good news for Thoroughbreds in general, and specifically, the TAKE2 show program, which they began three years ago. In January, with the stated intent to “integrate Thoroughbreds back into the show ring and provide an avenue for them to […]