The USEF serves as the National Governing Body for Equestrian Sport and is dedicated to uniting the equestrian community, honoring achievement, and serving as guardians of equestrian sport. Since its inception in 1917, the Federation has been dedicated to pursuing excellence and promoting growth, all while providing and maintaining a safe and level playing field for both its equine and human athletes.
The USEF trains, selects, and funds our United States Equestrian Team which consistently wins medals at the highest level of international competition, including the Olympic Games. The USEF also licenses equestrian competitions of all levels across the United States each year.
The NTRA is a broad-based coalition of horse racing interests consisting of leading Thoroughbred racetracks, owners, breeders, trainers, horseplayers and affiliated horse racing associations, charged with increasing the popularity of horse racing and improving economic conditions for industry participants. The NTRA has offices in Lexington, KY., and New York City.
Kentucky Thoroughbred Association/Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders
Organization consisting of owners, breeders, trainers and associate members. Members work together on issues that impact the horse industry on a local, state and national level, while continuing to promote the Kentucky Thoroughbred racing and breeding industry to its highest levels.
Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers Club
The mission of the organization is to foster cooperation and understanding among members; to provide a forum for the discussion of topics critical to our profession, wich will enhance and protect our professional interests; to promote fellowship among members; to be good stewards of the land and Thoroughbred industry; and to be good citzens of the community.
Kentucky Horse Council
The Kentucky Horse Council is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated, through education and leadership, to the protection and development of the Kentucky equine community.
American Associaton of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) - The AAEP's mission is to improve the health and welfare of the horse, to further the professional development of its members, and to provide resources and leadership for the benefit of the equine industry. These principles have guided the AAEP for more than 50 years in the activities and services it provides.
American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians (AAEVT) - To promote the health and welfare of the horse through the education and professional enrichment of the equine veterinary technician and assistant. The AAEVT is a sister organization to the AAEP.
A free information website developed for new, prospective and current Thoroughbred owners. OwnerView includes a wealth of information about Trainers, Racing Syndicates, Getting Started, Licensing, Aftercare, Publications and State Incentive programs. Read below for a brief description of what you will find on OwnerView.
The Jockey Club
The Jockey Club is the breed Registry for Thoroughbred horses in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The organization is dedicated to the improvement of Thoroughbred breeding and racing, and it fulfills that mandate by serving many segments of the industry through its subsidiary companies and by providing support to a wide range of industry initiatives.