Join Us for “Day at the Races” April 23rd

     Day At The Races Sunday – April 23, 2017        Noon – 5:30 PM   Lunch Served 12:30 PM Turf Club at Turf Paradise   COST: $40 per person Includes Lunch (vegetarian plate available), Gratuities, Admission to Turf Club, Racing Guide & Program Prepaid reservations required by April 16 There will be a Silent Auction to bid on some fabulous donated items! PAYMENT:

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You Can Make a HUGE Difference: April 4 – Arizona Gives Day

        Do you love horses? Do you love new beginnings and happy endings? So do we! After The Homestretch has rescued 52 horses and 36 have found their new, forever homes. In our current herd of 16 some are rehabbing, others are being trained for new careers, and there are those who will be pasture buddies. Here is our 36th successful

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2016, OH MY!

Comet here, reflecting on 2016. I’m a five-year (almost six-year) old Hancock Quarter Horse residing at After the Homestretch-AZ (ATHA) with a herd of fifteen Thoroughbreds; all retired from the track. What a year it has been: Seven adoptions, new horses, rehabilitations, training, TAA accreditation, great volunteers… Oh, My!! I am told this is all made possible because of your continued support…THANK YOU!!. Victory

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Meet 2 1/2 Year Old “Newly”

Newly had a whirlwind day on Friday, November 18, 2016.  9 a.m. breakfast at the racetrack — at 10:30 had a halter on — walked into a trailer — at 11 a.m. was on the freeway and at 11:30 a.m., the trailer stopped. He was lead out of the trailer and stood amazed.  WHOA — 14 other Thoroughbreds and 1 Quarter Horse were staring

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Buddy and Sandy – Adopted Together

Sometimes recovery takes a long time.  At After The Homestretch, we are in no hurry to place a horse.  Rehabilitation takes as long as it takes.  A horse is naturally a “herd” animal, seeking other horses for safety, but when a horse knows it is vulnerable, it will isolate itself for safety–knowing it is weak against a possible opponent.  Such was the case of

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