The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP), aimed at educating the trainers of young event horses and Thoroughbred ex-racehorses.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the renewed partnership with the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) for 2020. The RRP will join as a Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2020 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds on August 25-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.
The Retired Racehorse Project announced today that 578 trainers have been accepted to compete for their share of $100,000 in prize money at the 2017 Thoroughbred Makeover at the Kentucky Horse Park on October 5-8. The trainers approved to compete this year, 65 of whom expect to bring two horses, include some of the most highly respected in their disciplines.
Retired Racehorse Project announced today the opening of trainer applications for the 2017 $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover. Approved trainers will acquire recently retired Thoroughbred racehorses and introduce them to second careers. Disciplines offered are barrel racing, competitive trails, dressage, eventing, field hunters, freestyle, polo, show hunter, show jumper, and working ranch.
Fans of the Thoroughbred horse flocked to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., by the thousands over the weekend for the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, a $100,000 competition in which trainers take less than a year to transform a racehorse into master of up to two equestrian disciplines. The event is organized by Retired Racehorse Project and is presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America.
A report released by Retired Racehorse Training Project (RRTP) is the first nationwide study of how Thoroughbred ex-racehorses are transitioned into second careers. It is based on a survey conducted in late 2013 titled Exploring the Bridge To Second Careers in which owners of 4,200 ex-racehorses from 47 states and Canada responded to 23 questions.
On October 5 and 6, Pimlico Racecourse in Baltimore will host the first national gathering of the organizations, farms, and trainers who provide the bridge to second careers for Thoroughbred ex-racehorses. The event is called the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium and is organized by the nonprofit Retired Racehorse Training Project.
The United States Eventing Association will have a booth in the trade fair and sponsor an eventing demonstration at the Retired Racehorse Training Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium on October 4 and 5 at Pimlico Racecourse in Baltimore, Maryland.
A Celebration and Symposium of Thoroughbreds in Second Careers on Rolex Weekend in Lexington, Kentucky. Thoroughbreds For All! is an evening of education and fellowship for people who favor off-the-track Thoroughbreds combined with an invitation for equestrians to shop in Kentucky for the Thoroughbred of their dreams.
The Equine Arena at the Pennsylvania Horse World Expo was filled way beyond capacity yesterday for the Retired Racehorse Training Project's first Retired Racehorse Trainer Challenge. Sixteen hundred sixty were lucky enough to find seats, and almost that many stood six deep above them on three sides of the huge arena.
At 2pm on Saturday, February 25 at the Pennsylvania Horse World Expo in Harrisburg, three professional trainers will appear with fresh off-the-track Thoroughbreds that they met for the first time in January at the Maryland Horse World Expo. It is called the Retired Racehorse Trainer Challenge, and the public attention it has already received is extraordinary.