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About Us

Step Ahead Thoroughbred Retirement is a 501-c-3 non-profit organization established to help rehabilitate, retrain, and re-home retired Thoroughbred race horses in the Tampa Bay area.  These horses are either off-the-track or horses bred for the purpose of racing but never raced.

Our Horses

We have several horses at the farm in Odessa, FL that have come to us from various places and people over the years.  They are cared for and loved by Pam, our sponsors and our volunteers.  Our joy is that they get to live out their lives together in a beautiful space surrounded by loving caregivers, and friends.

How To Help

We welcome any inquiries from groups or individuals who would like to come to the farm to volunteer their time.  We ask that you fill out our online contact form and send it to us so we can connect with you to make arrangements. We also gratefully welcome any monetary donations via PayPal which are tax-deductible.

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11519 Innfields Drive
Odessa, FL 33556

(813) 215-9906

Pamela Berry, Co-Founder

Our Sponsors:

Baby's Right As Rain
Sonny & Marvin
Our Cover Boys
Marvin & Sonny
Rubby & Toby
Debbie & Rubby
Abataras & Jacky
Debbie & Better
Sonny & Marvin
Better & mares
Better with kitten
Big A

"The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and fire."

Sharon Ralls Lemon

(813) 767-0865

Pamela Berry, Co-Founder

11519 Innfields Drive
Odessa, FL 33556


Step Ahead Thoroughbred Retirement, Inc. is a

501(c) (3) nonprofit organization and all donations are tax deductible. FEI/EIN Number 45-2435402

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