Who we are

Second Stride provides professional rehabilitation, retraining and placement of retired thoroughbred racehorses. The program specializes in giving retired thoroughbreds the proper care and quality training they need to succeed in something new.

Second Stride is proud to have the extremely personable SOMETHING AWESOME as our thoroughbred ambassador. Thank you to Adena Springs for trusting us with his care and transition to a new career after racing. Something Awesome is now in charge of greeting visitors to our Oldham County, Kentucky farm location. Schedule your visit with Something Awesome and a tour of our farm >>

Adopt a horse
  • 9 year old thoroughbred gelding
  • GIANT'S CAUSEWAY (Storm Cat) out of Dangerous Diva by Deputy Minister
  • Bred in Kentucky
  • 16.1 hands. Last raced 10/12/2019. Retired from racing with a right front low bowed tendon, and has had nearly 1 year off to heal. Our vet found no pain on palpation of the tendon and no lameness observed.

    An ultrasound is recommended to verify that the tendon is healed completely before starting training. His riding evaluation is pending.

    This war horse is Multiple Graded Stakes Placed with a race record of 52 starts, 11 wins, 9 seconds, 10 thirds earning $670,142!

  • 2 year old thoroughbred gelding
  • SLUMBER (GB) (Cacique (IRE)) out of English Queen by English Channel
  • Bred in Kentucky
  • 15.2 hands. He is unraced but has a published work on 9/19/2020, making him RRP eligible. He goes sound and seems to have a great mind. Retired because his trainer didn’t think he was fast enough for racing.

    His full entry evaluation is pending.

  • 3 year old thoroughbred gelding
  • AFLEET ALEX (Northern Afleet) out of Alaskan Bird by Birdstone
  • Bred in Kentucky
  • 15.3+ hands. Bred by the legendary Marylou Whitney. Last raced 7/24/2020.

    His full entry evaluation is pending.


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