Second Stride Launches 'Broodmare & Bloodstock' Program To Serve Thoroughbreds Of All Ages - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

Second Stride Launches ‘Broodmare & Bloodstock’ Program To Serve Thoroughbreds Of All Ages

Broodmare & Bloodstock, a new program at Second Stride Thoroughbred retirement facility in Prospect, Ky., serves broodmares and non-racing bloodstock in need of new careers and new homes.

If a Thoroughbred of any age needs a first, second, or third career, Second Stride can help! Second Stride launched Broodmare & Bloodstock in 2022 to offer a safe, caring option to Thoroughbred owners and breeders who wish to transition their horses to new homes. Second Stride will assess your horses' capabilities and temperament and place them with a carefully vetted adopter in a permanent home.

Seed funding for Broodmare & Bloodstock has been provided by The Right Horse Initiative, a program of the ASPCA whose goal is to massively increase horse adoption in the United States. Second Stride thanks The Right Horse Initiative for investing in this important industry need!

Ten horses have already been served through Broodmare & Bloodstock, including horses from Claiborne Farm, Denali Stud, and Upson Downs Farm.

Second Stride's ambition is to provide any Thoroughbred owner or breeder in Kentucky or beyond with immediate access to the safe, responsible facilities of Second Stride while we work to place your horse in a permanent home. This may take weeks or it may take months, but we're there for your horse for the long haul!

Spaces are currently available! To donate your broodmare, Thoroughbred yearling, or other unable-to-race bloodstock, please review Second Stride's donation process and complete the donation form.

Second Stride is a 501(c)(3) non-profit which provides rehabilitation and retraining for retired Thoroughbred racehorses. For more information, check out

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