"Our Association has been a national leader in promoting equine health and safety protocols through the Mid-Atlantic Strategic Plan to Reduce Equine Fatalities and we expect to continue in that role."
"I know how to get things done in Washington, D.C., and look forward to increasing our advocacy efforts with our nation’s lawmakers."
"The legislature sought to promote and protect the Illinois horseracing industry. That is the clear intent of the 2019 law."
"Trainers need to educate owners and maintain a relationship. It would help put things more in context and it wouldn't be a surprise when a conversation about racehorse retirement begins."
The Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association is a highly regarded and influential voice on all issues affecting owners and trainers.
The THA affords its member organizations the opportunity to discuss and collaborate on issues of mutual concern to its membership and to provide strong representation for horsemen on local, regional and national issues.
The THA has provided ongoing leadership for consensus-based decision-making and policy implementation on such issues as medication; racehorse aftercare; equine health, safety and welfare; protecting the integrity of our sport; and improving the economics for racing’s participants.