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:

National HBPA

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.

Kentucky Equine Education Project

The mission of the Kentucky Horse Park is to celebrate the history of our relationship with horse through education, exhibition, engagement and competition.

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) is an independent agency of state government charged with the responsibility of regulating the conduct of horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing and related activities within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. 

University of Louisville Equine Industry Program

The only Equine Industry program in an accredited college of business. Teaching students solid business principles unique to the equine industry.

Gluck Equine Research Center

The only scientific institute in the United States with nearly all faculty conducting full-time research in equine health and diseases.

American Horse Council

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.

North American Association of Racetrack Veterinarians

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.

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

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.

Churchill Downs Recreation Center

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.

Coady Photography

America’s premier equine photography company, including being the official track photographer at Churchill Downs, Keeneland, Ellis Park and Turfway Park.