Click here for a complete list of the horses donated to our program.


How You Can Help

Thoroughbred Retirement of Tampa, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are tax deductible.

Donate Financially

Click on the Pay Pal button below and enter in your donation amount. In the text box on the Pay Pal form please indicate if you would prefer your donation to be earmarked for a specific item. You can use Pay Pal even if you don't have an account with Pay Pal.

Or you can use your credit card and sign up for automatic donations:

Donor Options

You can also send a check directly to us. Below is our mailing address.

     Thoroughbred Retirement of Tampa, Inc.
     PO Box 1621
     Oldsmar FL 34677-162

Please contact us if you would like to help out!

Items or Time to Donate


We will need volunteers to make farm visits, take photographs, and help coordinate fundraising events. Horse experience is preferred, but not required.

We also need volunteers who can transport horses. You must have your own truck, trailer, insurance and valid driver's license. Please contact us ASAP if you are available to donate your resources and time.

Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

Volunteer Handbook: Download PDF

Volunteer application

General volunteer requests can be made at Please specify "volunteer" in the subject line.

Wish List for Our Horses

  • Shapley's Original M-T-G
  • Vetrolin Shampoo
  • Any type of anti-fungal shampoo
  • Mane & Tail Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Sore No-More® Cooling Clay Poutice
  • Sweat Scrapers
  • Iodine or Triodine-7™
  • Vet Wrap
  • Size 3 Baby Diapers
  • Fly Spray
  • Swat Ointment
  • Corona Ointment
  • Epsom Salt Poutice (Green Gel)
  • Show Sheen Spray or Gel (or any type of mane and tail detangler)
  • Halt or any other waterproof fly/mosquito spray
  • Leather Halters
  • Lead Ropes
  • Waterproof Turnout Sheets
  • Double-Ended Snaps
  • Large Black Salt Block Holders (we use these as ground feeders)
  • Bleach
  • Antibacterial Dish Washing Soap
  • Scrubbing Items for Buckets
  • Wish List for Administration

  • Local facility to call home
  • Please contact us for other items you may have.

    Thoroughbred Retirement of Tampa Merchandise

    Order one or more of our car magnets and show your support for TROT and Thoroughbred aftercare! These 5" x 6" horseshoe-shaped magnets will look great on your car or truck. They are $10 each and the price includes shipping and handling. Simply place your order at our eBay store. All proceeds go toward the care of the horses in our program.

    Click here to place your order.

    Merchandise is also available at CafePress!

    And here are some other ways you can help...

    Thoroughbred Retirement Of Tampa Inc

    AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice (which we hope will be Thoroughbred Retirement of Tampa). If you love to shop on Amazon, this is a great way to let your purchases earn donations for us!

    When you list an item on eBay, you can designate a percentage of the sale price to Thoroughbred Retirement of Tampa. You can donate 10 to 100% of the proceeds. After the item sells, PayPal Giving Fund, eBay's nonprofit partner, collects your donated proceeds and eBay then credits your selling fees proportional to the amount donated. PayPal Giving Fund processes the donation and distributes it us. All donations are tax deductible, too. It's a win-win for everone! For more information, please see our eBay Giving Works page.

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    Your will can be your way to continue helping retiring Tampa's racing Thoroughbreds. If you wish to remember TROT in your will, please ask your attorney to specify our official name and address as follows:

    Thoroughbred Retirement of Tampa, Inc.
    PO Box 1621
    Oldsmar, FL 34677-1621
                                                                                            Federal ID Number 57-1194100


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    ©2015 Thoroughbred Retirement of Tampa, Inc.

    Thoroughbred Retirement of Tampa, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all donations are tax deductible.
    FEI/EIN Number 57-1194100

    Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Registration Number CH17965