Peaceful Ridge Rescue is THRILLED to announce they are now Accredited through the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. We feel this is a huge step for us to expand our commitment to help racehorses find their next career.
Please click on the press release below and join us in congratulating all of the rescues who are now accredited and thank the TAA for the amazing job they are doing for thoroughbred aftercare.
Peaceful Ridge Rescue, Davie, Florida, is a Non-Profit Organization that provides much needed medical and dental care, rehabilitation, and adoption services for rescued horses. Our mission is to rescue horses from neglect, abuse, abandonment, and slaughter; to improve their lives by providing a safe haven for healing and rehabilitation; to find a home for every horse, through a rigorous adoption process, sponsor and foster program; and to educate the community through instructional support, and equine-assisted programs. Please take the time to donate and help a rescue horse eat and receive medical care for another week or month. Just scroll down the page and click on the DONATE button.
Peaceful Ridge Rescue is Accredited by the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. The 501 (c) (3) non-profit Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accredits, inspects and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations to retire, retrain and rehome Thoroughbreds using industry-wide funding.
Funded initially by seed money from Breeders’ Cup Ltd., The Jockey Club, and Keeneland Association, Inc., the TAA is supported by owners, trainers, breeders, racetracks, aftercare professionals and other industry groups.
The TAA’s Code of Standards and accreditation process have been reviewed and approved by the American Humane Association and the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
The TAA received the 2013 Special Eclipse Award honoring extraordinary service, individual achievements in, or contributions to the sport of Thoroughbred racing.
Industry united initiative.
Intensive accrediting system and a strong funding mechanism.
Funds raised provide support to accredited aftercare organizations to retire, retrain, and rehome racehorses.
The TAA is a shared responsibility of many Thoroughbred entities including: The Jockey Club, Breeders’ Cup, Keeneland Association, Inc., sales companies, horsemen groups, racetracks, stallion farms, trainers and others.
Peaceful Ridge Rescue is Accredited by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries. The GFAS has established standards of care and operations for 25 different groups of animals, which we use to evaluate sanctuaries, rescue centers, and rehabilitation centers in a thorough and rigorous manner including a comprehensive site visit. Those organizations that meet our standards are recognized with accreditation or verification status, and the public can be reassured that they provide humane and responsible care for their animals in a non-exploitive environment.
Peaceful Ridge Rescue is a member of the Davie-Cooper City Chamber of Commerce! The DCC is a membership organization which exists to serve and support our members. The Chamber unites the business community, local government and community organizations in an effort to foster the growth and development of Davie and Cooper City.