ridden by James Alliston - -the pic is from Rolex 2013
Parker came off the track at Monmouth Racetrack and is now
11 yrs old, 17h + owned and ridden by James Alliston.
Parker recently finished 3rd in the Advanced division of Galway Downs.
South Jersey Thoroughbred Rescue & Adoption Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to offering adoption services for rescued Thoroughbred horses. Many of our Available Horses have come through the nationally recognized Philadelphia Park Retirement Program, Turning For Home, and although no longer competitive on the track, are looking for loving homes as anything from show horses, trail horses, or pasture pals. Services shall include food, shelter, medical treatment, rehabilitation, training and successful placement of the horse.
About Us SJTR&A was formed because of a growing awareness of the need for aid for horses on our area who for whatever reasons, end up in bad situations and for some, just need to be appropriately placed into new homes. SJTR&A is a non-profit organization, run by volunteers and directed by Erin Hurley.
As founder and director of Unicorn Handicapped Riding Association, Erin brings to SJTR&A 20 years experience running a non-profit organization and over 30 years of horse experience. She is an avid and active Three-Day Event rider and has been involved in re-training and placing racehorses for many years.
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Every year, thousands of thoroughbred racehorses end their careers and become economic liabilities to their owners. What happens to former stakes winners who are no longer profitable?