In this excerpt from her book Beyond the Track, Thoroughbred Program Director for New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program Anna Ford explains the four things you need to consider before beginning a retraining program for your...» Read More!
Pony Club Members, Horsemasters and Riding Centers looking for a new mount have a neat opportunity to retrain a retired racehorse and take part in the New Vocations Pony Club Challenge which will be held...» Read More!
The Third Annual New Vocations All-Thoroughbred Charity Horse Show is all set to take place in the Kentucky Horse Park’s Walnut Arena and Rolex Stadium this Friday through Sunday, Sept. 8-10. In addition to two...» Read More!
Earlier this year New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program partnered with the United States Pony Clubs, Inc. to launch an exciting educational opportunity: the New Vocations Pony Club Challenge....» Read More!
With the holidays right around the corner, it’s a great time to be looking for your next prospect. Who doesn’t love buying themselves a Christmas present with four legs? Whether you’re looking for a fun...» Read More!
We’ll jump right into it this week with our OTTB wishlist, as we’ve got a special guy first up who desperately needs a new home before the winter sets in. Battering Ram, known in the...» Read More!
With so many OTTB listings to sort through each week, the chinchillas are starting a savings account to take home all of the horses they love. While we aren’t quite sure they know exactly what...» Read More!
The time has come for us to check our savings accounts and the number of empty stalls in our barns, figuring out if there’s a way to add a new horse to the herd. We’ve...» Read More!
Seeking out ads for ex-racehorses who are ready to move onto their next careers is most definitely not the worst task one could be assigned. What is difficult is not picking up the phone and...» Read More!
New Vocations successfully facilitated another great Thoroughbreds for All event this year in conjunction with Rolex Kentucky. Guests such as Lynn Symansky and Boyd Martin were on hand to lend their say on the wonderful...» Read More!
Nobody shows up to Rolex like a thoroughbred and this year’s field is full of them. As we mentioned in our Rolex By the #s: Horse Stats post earlier this week, there are 24 thoroughbreds...» Read More!
Rosie Napravnik has established herself as one of the top-ranked North American jockeys since the start of her successful career in 2005. Currently, she is the highest ranked female jockey in North America and has...» Read More!
Last year, the New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program introduced a seminar coinciding with Rolex Kentucky called “Thoroughbreds For All.”...» Read More!
Brr. Yet another week of subzero temperatures and layering blankets on cranky horses while my extremities go numb. Riding lessons and training sessions have been canceled yet again, while cold-induced cabin fever eats away at...» Read More!