We’d like to make it easy for you to find other resources in the industry. Here are some affiliates you may want to know:
Founded in 1940, the National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (“NHBPA”) and its Affiliates operate on behalf of thoroughbred race horse owners, trainers and backstretch personnel throughout the United States and Canada.
The mission of the Kentucky Horse Park is to celebrate the history of our relationship with horse through education, exhibition, engagement and competition.
The only Equine Industry program in an accredited college of business. Teaching students solid business principles unique to the equine industry.Learn More
The only scientific institute in the United States with nearly all faculty conducting full-time research in equine health and diseases.Learn More
The Washington D.C. -based trade organization lobbies before Congress and Federal agencies for the interests of the entire horse industry, with affiliates in 43 states.Learn More
Created in 2014 to be an organization representing equine veterinarians who work at the racetrack, NAARV’s mission is to advance the health and welfare of the racehorse through evidence-based veterinary medicine.Learn More
The 501(c)(3) nonprofit Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accredits, inspects, and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations to retrain, retire and re-home Thoroughbreds using industry-wide funding.Learn More
Our mission is to provide diverse activities, events and recreational activities to the equine workers who live and work at the racetrack to make Thoroughbred racing possible.Learn More
America’s premier equine photography company, including being the official track photographer at Churchill Downs, Keeneland, Ellis Park, Turfway Park and Kentucky Downs.Learn More
Founded in 2006 by Hall of Fame jockey, Chris McCarron, the North American Racing Academy (NARA), now offered through BCTC Equine, is the first and only community college-based racehorse riding certificate in the United States. The mission of the certificate is to provide students with the education, training and experience needed to become skilled in the art of riding a racehorse, proficient in the care and management of racehorses and knowledgeable about the workings of the racing industry as a whole.Learn More
The Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) program is dedicated to improving the opportunities for college students wishing to pursue a career in the field of equine management. KEMI offers a comprehensive educational experience for students enrolled for academic credit through a sponsoring college or university, or for recent graduates of such institutions.Learn More
Whether your passions lie in the thoroughbred racing or show/sport horse community, we have solutions to protect your equine and farm exposures. Our professional team has over 75 years’ experience working directly in the areas of racing, breeding, equine and farm liability, as well as farm owners’ coverages.
The Kentucky Racing Health & Welfare Fund, Inc. is a charitable, non-profit organization that helps certain eligible individuals in the Kentucky thoroughbred racing industry who demonstrate need. It was founded in 1978. It provides benevolent funding toward the payment of medical, hospital, dental, vision and funeral expenses. It is not an insurance company. It does not provide insurance benefits. The information found at this website should not be construed as a policy and shall not be considered as an offer to extend assistance, benefits, coverage or payment.
The Jockey Club Safety Net Foundation is a charitable trust which provides, on a confidential basis, financial relief and assistance to needy members of the Thoroughbred industry and their families.Learn More