OLD HORSES

NEW LIVES!

Through a collaboration with the Minnesota Racing Commission and the North Metro Racehorse & Community Foundation, This Old Horse, Inc.  

creates retraining, rehoming and 

retirement opportunities for Minnesota's off track harness racehorses.

 

RIGHT

ON TRACK

FOR

OFF TRACK

HARNESS HORSES

FOR HORSES
FOR OWNERS
TRAINING

Our qualified, professional trainers can train or retrain  your horse.

REHOMING

Off track horses are matched with qualified forever homes.

LESSONS
Riding instruction offered in a variety of disciplines and levels.
BOARDING

Full service boarding facility with

on-site training and instructors.

PLACEMENT

Owners of off track racehorses can seek rehoming assistance from us.

CLASSES

Participate in a variety of educational classes, groups and clinics.

RETIREMENT

Horses not well suited to a second performance career can enjoy retirement.

RETRAINING

Off track horses can transition to a second performance career after the track.

 

OUR STORY

The harness racing culture is different than that of Thoroughbred racing.  Retired harness horses have longer careers, have fewer chronic lameness issues and are temperamentally suited to a wider variety of disciplines in second careers.    Many retiring harness horses are highly desired and hold their value in the sale market for use as carthorses and other disciplines.

 

But not all of them. And that’s where this program supports and serves the retired Standardbred that is not particularly suited to a second working career or whose owner desires a less strenuous life or retirement outcome for their horse after their racing days are over.

 

Our Unharnessed! program develops, expands and improves retirement options and alternatives for Minnesota’s off-track Standardbreds

 

Our program establishes a place for Standardbreds to retire off the track while they wait to see what their future holds.  This dedicated space where potential sponsors and new owners can see and interact with the horses and participate in owner education programs on site will market and promote the breed as well as facilitate placements into a 'happy ever after' outcome for them.  

KEEP

IN TOUCH

Mulligan Manor

17250 Marystown Rd 
Shakopee MN  55379

Email: unharnessed@thisoldhorse.org
Tel:  (952) 380-7070‬

UNHARNESSED HOME BASE
CONTACT US
 
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© 2018 by This Old Horse, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries.  

This Old Horse, Inc., 19025 Coates Blvd., Hastings, MN  55033.    651 437 1889   TAX ID: 45-4234611.

This program was funded by the Minnesota Racing Commission and the North Metro Racehorse and Community Foundation.