42 organizations have received TAA accreditation

42 organizations have received TAA accreditation

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that 42 post-purgative care organizations have been awarded accreditation for 2022.

42 organizations include 41 pre-accredited organizations and one first-time accreditor. The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, the only accreditation body in aftercare for Thoroughbred, now has a network of 81 organizations with nearly 180 facilities in North America.

“Congratulations to the 42 organizations that have achieved Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accreditation,” said Jeffrey Bloom, President of TAA, “A true testament to the organization’s dedication to providing the best possible care for our purebreds.”

“TAA accreditation to the racing industry proves that their thoroughbred horses go to the best possible aftercare organizations in North America, and while this seal of approval is reassuring, funding remains a concern to help these groups and thousands of retired racehorses in care. We encourage everyone to Support the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and its 81 charities.”

The 42 organizations that received accreditation this year are: After the Races, Bright Futures Farm, Inc., CANTER Kentucky, CANTER Michigan, Caribbean Thoroughbred Aftercare, Center for Racehorse Retraining, Central Kentucky Riding For Hope, Days End Farm Horse Rescue, Down The Stretch Ranch, Equestrian Inc., Equine Advocates Inc., Equine Rescue & Adoption Foundation, Final Furlong, Inc., Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Improvement Program, Friends of Ferdinand, Inc., Galloping Out, Harmony and Hope Horse Haven, Inc., Healing Arenas , Inc., Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue, Hidden Acres Rescue for Thoroughbreds, Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue, Illinois’s Equine Humane Center, Lollypop Farm, Mitchell Farm Equine Retirement, Inc., NEER North, Our Mims Side Retirement Haven, Inc., Out In, Inc., RACE Fund, Inc., Remember Me Rescue, RVR Horse Rescue, Sandia Creek Ranch Auxiliary Foundation, Second Call Thoroughbred Adoption and Placement, Inc., Second Chance Thoroughbreds, Inc., Second Stride, Inc, Square Peg Fo undation, The Foxie G Foundation, The Susan S. Rose Power’s War Horses.

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Authentic Aftercare Alliance accredited organizations undergo a comprehensive application and screening process before accreditation is granted to ensure they meet the rules of the TAA Standards, which cover five key areas: operations, education, management of equine health care, facility and service standards, adoption policies and protocols. Facility inspections are conducted at all facilities that house thoroughbred horses for each establishment. Continuous updates and re-inspections are required of all organizations as a condition of accreditation.

“As TAA’s tenth year of service approaches, we are grateful to the 81 accredited organizations that will move with us into the new year to continue TAA’s mission to retrain, retire, and repatriate Thoroughbred horses once they are involved in the racing industry,” said Janice Towells, TAA Accreditation Grants and Accreditation Director. its end.”

“I would also like to extend my sincere thanks to those who have contributed to the TAA accreditation process: the TAA Accreditation Committee that has met weekly for the past six months, TAA Accreditation Committee Chair Kristen Werner, TAA Inspection Coordinator Suzie Picou-Oldham, and dozens of individuals across North America who conduct facility inspections, many of whom give their time and resources to TAA free of charge.”

All organizations that hold the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accreditation are eligible to receive grants to support the care of their Thoroughbred horses. Grant applications are currently being reviewed and the total award amount awarded by the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will be announced this month. Since 2012, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has awarded $24.5 million to accredited organizations.

The full list of 81 organizations, information about the accreditation process, and the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance standards blog can be found at ThoroughbredAftercare.org.

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