Team Thoroughbred will accept and care for horses predominantly domiciled in NSW that retire from Thoroughbred racing, or when the decision has been made not to race a horse, if they are unable to find a suitable home.
Prior to acceptance of a horse into the program the following steps must be taken:
Genuine attempts must have been made to re-home the horse to a suitable home in accordance with NSW Local Rule of Racing 114 (5c) where the horse will be cared for in accordance with Racing NSW’s Minimum Standards of equine welfare.
The horse must have completed prescribed veterinary treatment and rehabilitation in accordance with NSW Local Rule of Racing 114 (5g).
Residual lameness following completion of treatment must be disclosed and discussed prior to surrender.
The horse should have records of:
Dental Float and Balance in the last 12 months
Tetanus and Strangles vaccination in last 12 months (2 in 1)
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