The off-track Thoroughbred, or OTTB, is experiencing a huge resurgence in popularity: more and more equestrians are rediscovering the breed’s versatility and athleticism in a variety of disciplines...» Read More!
On Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, the internet was on fire with celebratory posts like “I got in! I’m accepted into the Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover 2018!” In fact, 794 trainers likely made such an...» Read More!
The Retired Racehorse Project announced today that a record 794 trainers have been accepted to compete at the 2018 Thoroughbred Makeover, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America, held Oct. 4-7 at the Kentucky Horse Park in...» Read More!
A girl and her horse walk the rail, horse mildly spooks, girl calmly looks him in the face, tells him he’s OK, and gently asks him to go back to his place. He re-assumes his...» Read More!
Elisa Wallace knows a thing or two about bringing the Thoroughbred Makeover Freestyle heat!...» Read More!
With 90 entries, Eventing was far and away the largest division at this year’s Thoroughbred Makeover — represent! In the end Allison Thompson of Fairview, NC, and Cactus Willie came away with the big win. Allison...» Read More!
OTTB lovers everywhere, rejoice! It’s time for the Retired Race Horse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover! Samantha Clark already brought us a preview of the event featuring several of the competitors that will be there this weekend. Now, the...» Read More!
The 2017 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium is fast approaching! The event, to take place at the Kentucky Horse Park Oct. 5-8, will be contested by hundreds of trainers who have spent a maximum of...» Read More!
A total of 578 trainers will contest the 2017 $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover, including a hefty contingent of eventers, according to a list released today by the Retired Racehorse Project. Of that 578, 182 trainers cited...» Read More!
About this time last year, I was standing in a stall, pitchfork in hand, pulling my gloves off my frozen hand to check my phone that was buzzing in my pocket. Ignoring the bitter cold,...» Read More!