Great bravery, intelligence, athleticism and beauty are all characteristics which you are sure to find in a LongRun thoroughbred. When a horse comes to LongRun we conduct a caring and thoughtful examination in order to best determine what discipline the horse is most suitable for and to plan a course of retraining, if applicable.
What can you expect when adopting a horse from LongRun?
We’re in this with you for the long-term
When you adopt a retired thoroughbred racehorse through LongRun, you are getting more than a horse. You’re getting an organization committed to your success in building a great relationship with your animal. We schedule regular updates in the first year to connect with you about care, training and more. We are always available to answer questions, give advice and provide answers for you while you own the horse you adopted through LongRun.
Horses that have been expertly cared for
All the horses that enter our program are given down time or rehabilitation (if required) before being evaluated for their second career. Our expert staff allow horses ample time to regroup after life at the track before being re-started for a second career.
A beautiful 100-acre farm and skilled staff
Horses coming to the LongRun farm are met with 100 acres of gorgeous rolling pastures, clean barns and skilled, knowledgeable staff ready to meet their every need.
An accredited, industry recognized partner
LongRun is accredited by the TAA and TCA, therefore have certain standards guidelines that must be upheld. When you adopt from LongRun, you can be sure you are getting all the information and the reputation that comes from an accredited organization.
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What if adopt a horse somewhere else?
What is the cost of adopting a retired thoroughbred who hasn’t received the proper care from a trained staff of professionals? What would it look like to spend the time, money and energy to adopt a retired thoroughbred that hasn’t had even basic retraining? How frustrating would it be to adopt a horse to ride only to show a previously undisclosed injury prevents the horse from being ridden? The risk is simply too great and the only answer is to adopt with LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society.