Therapeutic Horses of Saratoga win a day at the track 2022

Rescued Retired Racehorses

Promoting Therapeutic Wellness in Mental Health Treatment

Therapeutic Horses of Saratoga supports retired racehorses in leading a peaceful, safe and meaningful life by rescuing, retraining and utilizing horses in therapeutic programs. THS partners with licensed mental health therapists to provide Equine Assisted Learning Services (EAL).

Our mission is to rescue and retrain retired racehorses to become valuable partners with people engaged in therapeutic programs.

THS horses are given a second purpose in life by serving as a source of support for some of the most vulnerable individuals in our community. This includes adults and children with mental illness, veterans, victims of domestic violence and other populations in need of care.

“What Quint has done is to show me who I am and to help me understand that the commitment and responsibility required to be part of the entire racing community is real.”

— Rick Cortese, former owner of Quintsentialterror

In the heart of Saratoga, New York our facilities include a welcome center, stables, and acres and acres of nature to explore.

Thoroughbred and Standardbred Aftercare is Critical

Once their racing days are over, what happens next? Well, at THS, we give our horses the best care we can and we retrain them for therapy work. The retraining takes time and love, but the day-to-day care requires funding. YOU can help support our retired racehorse care by going to our Donate page and choosing a care level that works for you. Or, you can even sponsor a specific horse from that page, if you’ve already made a special bond with one of our beautiful beasts. Whatever way you choose to offer support, your financial donations make a huge difference at the farm – we appreciate you!
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