Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
Accredits B.C.’s New Stride Thoroughbred
Adoption Society


On December 9, 2013 , the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced that New Stride Thoroughbred Adoption Society, has now been granted accreditation as an aftercare facility. We are one of the two Canadian adoption societies granted this status.

New Stride’s volunteers work hard at  retraining our Thoroughbreds and finding them the best possible new homes.

Since 2002 New Stride has found homes for over 120 former Thoroughbred race horses. Thanks to our donors and volunteers, New Stride has helped these racehorses enjoy happy second careers.

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November Volunteer of the Month
Alison Fox

Thank you Alison for all your time and effort to bring along our New Stride horses! Alison has been with New Stride for a number of months, she works with our horses regularly and volunteers for us at events also.

 November Horse of the Month

Each month, New Stride highlights a different horse in our program.

  Along the Way “Christy”



A lovely mare, she’s waiting patiently to fill a spot in your heart.

click on her photo for more  information.

For showings  or to check out any of our other fabulous Thoroughbreds please visit our Adopt a Horse page

Our Philosophy

We believe in the value of the Thoroughbred racehorse as an athlete and a companion. We strive to add value to these wonderful equines so they may embark on exciting new careers after racing. We are not a rescue society; we are an adoption society. New Stride has placed over 120 horses in new homes since our beginnings in 2002. We are proud of the Pedigree of our horses and believe this is what makes them special and deserving of a second career. We volunteer through re-training, re-habilitation, education and the promotion of responsible ownership at all levels. Thank you for joining us!

A call for donations

We are grateful for  donations of any kind; monetary or new and used horse goods as well as  special items for our silent auctions at certain times of the year. If you have something to donate contact or use the PayPal button on this website! And thank you in advance for your support.



We gratefully acknowledge these foundations for their important contributions to our program:


 Thoroughbred Charities of America – 2011 , 2012,  2013 Grants

  Blue Horse Charities 2012, 2013 and 2014 Grants

  Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance – For 2014 Grant and accreditation.