The Ohio HBPA is a non profit trade association which represents nearly 2,500 thoroughbred owners and trainers who race at Ohio’s three commercial Thoroughbred race tracks. The Ohio HBPA negotiates and represents its members interests with track management at Ohio’s tracks. The Ohio HBPA also represents its members interests in front of the Ohio legislature and the Ohio State Racing Commission. The Ohio HBPA helps to provide its members health care and retirement benefits through strong financial support of the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Health Fund. The Ohio HBPA is an affiliate of the National HBPA which is based in Lexington, Kentucky. The Ohio HBPA is horsemen helping horsemen.
Ohio Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – In a continued effort to strengthen ties within the agriculture community, the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and the Ohio Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association are advancing their partnership. Ohio HBPA represents nearly 2,500 owners and trainers who race thoroughbreds at Ohio’s three commercial thoroughbred race tracks. Ohio HBPA is donating to the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, focusing on bringing more young people to careers in agriculture, as well as offering $5,000…Continue Reading »
Multiple polyacrylamide hydrogel (PAHG) products are being marketed for intra-articular use in horses for the treatment of joint pain and lameness caused by conditions ranging from acute synovitis to end-stage osteoarthritis. Product claims include pain relief of up to 24 months and delayed progression of joint disease. Neither have been substantiated by independent research. Individuals contemplating the use of such products in horses engaged in racing and training should be aware of the following: •…Continue Reading »
Due date is March 1, 2021. 2021 JTD Stall Application Final The Thistledown 2021 Live Racing Calendar can be found below Thistledown Live Racing Calendar 2021Continue Reading »