Industry Organizations

National HBPA

Founded in 1940, the National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (NHBPA) and its Affiliates operate on behalf of thoroughbred race horse owners, trainers and backstretch personnel throughout the United States and Canada.

ITBOA

The Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association (ITBOA) is a non-profit organization responsible for promoting the breeding and racing of Thoroughbreds in Iowa. The ITBOA currently represents nearly 500 Iowa-bred owners and breeders and is active in a variety of Thoroughbred programs.

IRGC

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) administers the laws and rules for pari-mutuel wagering and racetracks and gambling at excursion gambling boats/racetrack enclosures/gambling structures to protect the public and to assure the integrity of licensed facilities and participants.

Prairie Meadows

Prairie Meadows has played an important role in central Iowa since it opened in 1989. That’s because they are a nonprofit, locally-managed business, one of only two nonprofit casinos in the nation. They began with the goal of lessening the burden of government by promoting economic development, jobs, agriculture, and tourism in the state of Iowa. Visit the link below to view the racing section of Prairie Meadows' site.

American Horse Council

The Washington D.C. based trade organization lobbies before Congress and Federal agencies for the interests of the entire horse industry, with affiliates in 43 states.

NAARV

Created in 2014 to be an organization representing equine veterinarians who work at the racetrack, North American Association of Racetrack Practitioners (NAARV)’s mission is to advance the health and welfare of the racehorse through evidence-based veterinary medicine.

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

The 501(c)(3) nonprofit Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accredits, inspects, and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations to retrain, retire and re-home Thoroughbreds using industry-wide funding.

Coady Photography

America’s premier equine photography company, including being the official track photographer at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino.

Equibase

Find the most up to date information on racing entries and results via Equibase. Also start your own Virtual Stable with their online account.

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