10 Retired Racehorse Resources on TheHorse.com

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10 Retired Racehorse Resources on TheHorse.com
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Retired racehorses, including off-track Thoroughbreds (OTTBs) are rapidly regaining popularity as sport and pleasure mounts for riders of all disciplines. But there are important considerations to make when choosing and transitioning OTTBs for second careers. Don’t worry—we’re here to help!

Here are 10 retired racehorse resources available for free on TheHorse.com. Find more in the “Thoroughbreds” topic or by searching “retired racehorses” on TheHorse.com.

ARTICLE: Choosing an Ex-Racehorse There is no shortage of retired racehorses to choose from. So how can you pick the one that’s right for you? Here, we get you started on the correct path to choosing an OTTB (or other retired racehorse), and our sources share important points to consider when evaluating prospects. Read More

VIDEO: Racehorses and Second Careers Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup-winning trainer Graham Motion shares his thoughts on Thoroughbred racehorses and second careers.

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