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Documented members of performance horse organizations such as:

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MSEDA
USPC
USEA
USDF
AHSA
and professional equine organizations such as North American Thoroughbred Society (NATBS)

are eligible for a 15% DISCOUNT on adoption fees!



42 FLEUR DE LIS MINI TRIAL SERIES, tracks special awards for Second Stride horses. Congratulations to Tanya Demeritt and her Second Stride adopted horse SMOKE N VOTE for winning the overall high point Award for 2013!



To encourage the retraining of Thoroughbreds into other disciplines upon completion of careers in racing or breeding, The Jockey Club announced the THOROUGHBRED INCENTIVE PROGRAM, offering sponsorship for Thoroughbred-only classes and divisions, high point Thoroughbred awards at open horse shows and competitions, a Thoroughbred of the Year Award and a Young Rider of the Year Award.



THE JOCKEY CLUB'S THOROUGHBRED CONNECT is part of their Interactive RegistrationTM program. The Jockey Club will record and track microchips. Help ensure that your horse is traceable - have them microchipped!






SALT FREE, 6 year old Thoroughbred gelding >>


posted November 2014, AVAILABLE for adoption


SAINTE MERE EGLISE, 11 year old Thoroughbred gelding >>


posted November 2014, AVAILABLE for adoption


PETALESHARO, 3 year old Thoroughbred gelding >>


posted October 2014, AVAILABLE for adoption


RIGHT PRISSY, 3 year old Thoroughbred filly >>


posted October 2014, AVAILABLE for adoption


BOLD FRONT, 5 year old Thoroughbred gelding >>


posted October 2014, AVAILABLE for adoption


QUIET ELEGANCE, 16 year old Thoroughbred mare >>


posted September 2014, AVAILABLE for adoption


DATEFUL GRED, 6 year old Thoroughbred gelding >>


posted August 2014, AVAILABLE for adoption


GOLD LIGHT, 3 year old Thoroughbred gelding >>


posted May 2014, AVAILABLE for adoption


FLEET FIRE, 3 year old Thoroughbred gelding >>


posted September 2014, AVAILABLE for adoption



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ADOPTED! Krismas Cactus, learning something new at a clinic with his new owner.





ADOPTED! Warbird, adopted January 2014, has started back in July with slow work after 6 months to heal the tendon injury that prompted his retirement from racing. Thanks to his adopters Jon and Carly, he's looking great! "Warbird's name has not changed but we did add to it - we call him Warbird's Second Performance."






ADOPTED! Warbird settled in, January 2014, and getting a peppermint from mom!






ADOPTED! From Facebook, Christi wrote: "Plenty of grooms :)"





ADOPTED! Thanks to Kevin Cline for adopting Makin' Bacon Man and finding a perfect new career for him as a trail riding partner in Indiana.






ADOPTED! Thanks to Kathy Saxe and her daughter Courtney Saxe of Illnois for providing both Asserted and Dale Dale a great new home in Illinois.






ADOPTED! Thanks to Dan Terryberry and his daughters Jane and Paige for giving retired racehorses Bad Boy Bob ("Caspian") and Bomb Site ("Bomber") a great new home in North Carolina. (click on the photo at left for more)




more Second Stride thoroughbreds already adopted >>