OTTB

Off The Track Thoroughbreds
**For more details on any of the programs named, please click on the buttons above or the links in the paragraphs below. **
 
Sold As Retired From Racing

Amendments to Rule 18 of the Principals and Requirements of the American Stud Book were announced by The Jockey Club back in February of 2013. Under the amended rule Thoroughbreds can be retired from racing without affecting its breeding privileges.

Please click the above link for more details and the Retired From Racing Form. 
Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP) 

The Jockey Club created the TIP program to encourage the retraining of Thoroughbreds in their second careers. 
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA)

Is a not for profit organization that "accredits, inspects and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations to retire, retrain and re-home Thoroughbreds using industry-wide funding." 

TAA accredited organizations in Canada:
Thoroughbred Connect

"Thoroughbred Connect is a resource for horse owners who are looking to re-home a Thoroughbred when its racing or breeding career comes to an end. Thoroughbred Connect allows you (i) to attach your contact information to a Thoroughbred you are interested in assisting with or providing aftercare for in the event the Thoroughbred is in need of such care or (ii) to request contact information for persons interested in assisting with or providing aftercare for a Thoroughbred in your possession. Thoroughbred Connect is voluntary and is provided free of charge to Interactive Registration users."

FAQ-Thoroughbred Connect will give you an overview of how to use this resource. 
Thoroughbred Lasting Careers - Alberta

"The goals of this non-profit society are :
•To provide funding for the aftercare, rehabilitation and retraining of off-the-track Thoroughbreds in Alberta.
•To assist and ensure that off-the-track Thoroughbreds are provided with a second career after leaving the racetrack.
•To allow for participation in The Jockey Club’s Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.)
•To promote the unique qualities of the Thoroughbred horse breed."

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