Thoroughbred Incentive Program

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TIP Grows But Doesn't Ignore Non-Competition Riders

By: Erin Shea, @BH_EShea In only six years The Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Incentive Program—a program that offers annual awards for off-track Thoroughbreds to encourage the retraining of racehorses—has grown from offering awards and classes at 150 horse shows to 1,200 shows in 42 states and six Canadian provinces for 2018. In those six years, fueled by major strides in Thoroughbred aftercare, T.I.P... Read More

TIP Youth Ambassadors Share Their OTTB Enthusiasm

By: Erin Shea, @BH_EShea The Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Incentive Program Youth Ambassadors are a special group of young off-track Thoroughbred supporters who want to share their passion for ex-racehorses with the equestrian world. Twelve individuals are selected each year to help promote the T.I.P., which encourages the retraining of OTTBs for other disciplines. While a love of the breed unites the... Read More

OTTB Honored for Police Work, Community Service

By: Erin Shea, @BH_EShea Often we hear stories of off-track Thoroughbreds winning hunter/jumper classes, competing in the upper levels of eventing, and even taking home prizes in barrel racing competitions, but it's not as common to see them become police mounts, typically a job that's reserved for warmbloods or draft crosses. One such off-track Thoroughbred is SSO Valor, who has been a part of the... Read More

New Vocations/TIP Championship Show Brings OTTBs to KY

By: Erin Shea, @BH_EShea More than 250 off-track Thoroughbreds descended on the Kentucky Horse Park's Rolex Stadium in Lexington Sept. 8-10 as part of the first-ever New Vocations Charity Thoroughbred Show/Thoroughbred Incentive Program Championships. With 253 competitors from 22 states, the show was up 138 entries from last year's two-day New Vocations show. "It was amazing. (Entrants) came from everywhere... Read More

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