How to Adopt a Thoroughbred

Placement Process

Looking for your next equine partner?

We offer select off-the-track Thoroughbreds for adoption to approved homes in the Southeast.

1. Download the application or use the online form.

2. Answer all questions thoroughly. Include the following:

    • Current vet reference
    • Current farrier reference
    • Proof of residency
    • Photos of horse’s environment

3. Submit the application by mail, email, or online.

4. Pay $15 processing fee with cash, check, or PayPal.

Step 2: Find Your Perfect Thoroughbred

5. If approved, schedule an appointment to meet the horses.

6. Work with our team to find your perfect equine partner.

7. Review any disclosed medical or behavioral information.

8. Complete two week trial period to ensure appropriate match.

Step 3: Adopt Your New Equine Partner!

9. Read and sign your adoption contract.

10. Bring home your new best friend!

Blue Bloods thoroughbred adoption placement

Adoption Application

Ready for your first step towards adopting a retired racehorse?

Available Horses

Retired Racehorses Needing Homes

New Arrival Process

Each horse is treated as an individual and their ability and skill set is carefully considered.

Blue Bloods thoroughbred adoption placement


Each horse that comes into our program is evaluated...

Let Down Time

While some of our thoroughbreds progress quickly others may need more time to settle in and adjust to a new atmosphere.


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We do not "retrain" each horse for a specific discipline because the potential adopter may desire to do a different discipline. Instead, we work to establish the basics which are essential in any equine sport.