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The Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (PTHA) works hard to protect and provide for the Parx Racing horsemen through the guarantee of live racing, horsemen’s rights, health care and pension for horsemen, benevolence programs, and more.


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By Annie Tasker, The Bucks County Intelligencer | A new Special Equestrians program will pair at-risk teens with injured racehorses. The staff at Special Equestrians wasn't sure how a former racehorse would react to life away from the track. But Goodman's Girl, a 5-year-old

By Margaret Guthrie, The Blood-Horse | It's early January with record cold temperatures in the 20s, according to the local bank sign. Every horse at the South Jersey Thoroughbred Rescue and Adoption farm is blanketed, actually double-blanketed. They appear

An organization on the grounds of Philadelphia Park is leading the nation in finding homes for ex-racing thoroughbreds. Race horses take a beating on the track and the average age of one of these animals is four years old, but

By Barbara Luna, The Blood-Horse | The American Association of Equine Practitioners was first to call them “unwanted horses” in 2005. Three years later U.S. slaughter plants were closed with no plans or funding in place to deal with the