LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 14, 2019) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) in conjunction with the accounting firm, Dean Dorton, is undertaking a nationwide survey focused on Thoroughbred horse farm operations.  The survey includes questions on boarding, sales, stallion ownership, breeders’ awards and other ancillary operational items.

All Thoroughbred farm owners are encouraged to complete this survey, which will allow the NTRA and Dean Dorton to compare state-specific results to those of the nationwide respondents. All information from respondents will remain completely anonymous.

The survey closes on Friday, August 23.

The link to this survey is provided below:


About the NTRA

The NTRA, based in Lexington, Ky., is a broad-based coalition of more than 100 horse racing interests and thousands of individual stakeholders consisting of horseplayers, racetrack operators, owners, breeders, trainers and affiliated horse racing associations, charged with increasing the popularity, welfare and integrity of Thoroughbred racing through consensus-based leadership, legislative advocacy, safety and integrity initiatives, fan engagement and corporate partner development. The NTRA owns and manages the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance; NTRA.com; the Eclipse Awards; the National Handicapping Championship; NTRA Advantage, a corporate partner sales and sponsorship program; and Horse PAC®, a federal political action committee. NTRA press releases appear on NTRA.com, Twitter (@ntra) and Facebook (facebook.com/1NTRA).

About Dean Dorton

For more than 35 years, Dean Dorton has served a broad spectrum of people and organizations involved in the equine industry, from small boarding farms to large multidepartmental farms involved in boarding, breeding, selling, and stallion management; from racing stables to a racetrack; from bloodstock agents to equine veterinary firms; and from industry associations to equine insurance agencies. For more information visit www.deandorton.com.