North American Racing Academy Looking for Horses to Adopt

Attention All Horsemen… The North American Racing Academy (Barn 30) is now looking for one or more new Thoroughbred racehorses to adopt for our hands-on teaching classes. If you are looking to re-home one of your horses, we are interested in horses with - but not limited to - the following preferred qualities: • Gelding [...]

2017-04-20T19:50:24+00:00

H-2B Call to Action – We Have 10 Days to Make a Difference!

We have 10 days to make a difference! Congress must address federal spending bills for the remainder of fiscal year 2017 by April 28 to avoid a government shutdown. The primary opportunity that we have for getting the Returning Worker Exemption reenacted and saving the H-2B visa program for this season is by inclusion of [...]

2017-04-18T22:05:25+00:00

National HBPA Executive Committee is off to Louisville, Kentucky

Please make arrangements to join us at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport on June 29th & 30th for the upcoming 2017 summer Executive Committee meeting. A full meeting agenda will be posted on our website and emailed closer to June.  In the meantime, please note the following timeline: Thursday, June 29th: 1:00 pm               Welcome/ [...]

2017-04-17T12:56:18+00:00

Race Track Chaplaincy of America Announces Board of Directors for 2017

Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA), a ministry that serves the horse racing industry at racetracks and training facilities across the United States and beyond, has announced this year’s board of directors: Elliott Walden (President)- President & CEO, WinStar Farm.  Has served RTCA on many levels, working closely with both the KY. and NY. Chaplaincies. [...]

2017-04-13T16:24:36+00:00

PLEASE ASK CONGRESS TO #SAVEH2B

PLEASE ASK CONGRESS TO #SAVEH2B AND SUPPORT IMMEDIATE CAP RELIEF by signing this online petition on this link. Many businesses such as those within our racing industry will not be receiving their seasonal guest workers. Without these legal, temporary employees American businesses and workers are in jeopardy. The H-2B Visa nonimmigrant program allows employers to [...]

2017-04-12T15:03:38+00:00

“Salty” Roberts, Founder of National Chaplaincy, Dies at 85

"Salty" Roberts Horace William “Salty” Roberts, founder of Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA), passed away Friday at the age of 85. Salty died at a hospice care center in Hollywood, Florida, located near his home in Cooper City, following a sustained illness. Salty witnessed and experienced firsthand the needs of what he [...]

2017-04-10T15:59:15+00:00
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