Some of horse racing's biggest stars are stepping up to the plate to support New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program by pledging a percentage of their purse earnings from the 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships.
The 10th annual New Vocations Charity Horse Show was a huge success with more than 1,100 entries and $50,000 raised to support racehorse aftercare.
New Vocations Charity Horse Show will celebrate its 10th year of showcasing the Thoroughbred's athleticism and versatility beyond the track July 6-7.
New Vocations is accepting resumes for the third annual Olivia M. Saylor Internship. The internship is a five-month paid position at the New Vocations Lexington facility.
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has accredited its first three Thoroughbred aftercare facilities: Florida Thoroughbred Retirement and Adoptive Care, New Vocations, and Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue.
The April 26 Thoroughbreds For All event nearly doubled in size from last year with 500 attendees from 22 states while raising more than $12,000 for two Thoroughbred aftercare charities.
Metro Meteor, a retired racehorse-turned artist, will be featured on the Today Show April 4. New Vocations has received more than $10,000 from proceeds of the gelding's paintings.
The Retired Racehorse Training Project and New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program will once again promote adoption of Thoroughbred ex-racehorses in their educational Thoroughbreds For All event April 26 in Lexington.
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, which recently announced a new funding plan, was a main focus during a session entitled "Totally Aftercare" that closed out the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit.
Joyce Robsham's homebred Awesome Maria, a New York grade I winner, has been retired from racing because of a tendon injury discovered after her last race, the Delaware Handicap (gr. II) July 21, in which she finished third.
The ninth annual New Vocations Charity Horse Show in Delaware, Ohio, attracted more than 150 participants and 900 class entries and raised more than $40,000 to help the organization.
Beyond the Blinkers visits New Vocations' Lexington facility at West Wind Farm. read blog
The daughter of Vindication, who is the co-second choice in the Oaks at 4-1, has developed fast and furious in the last few weeks, enough to convince her connections she's ready to reach for the Lilies. read blog
An educational and social event called Thoroughbreds For All! is slated take place at West Wind Farm in Lexington April 28.
Dr. Kendall Hansen, majority owner of 2011 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner Hansen, will present a check for $12,000 to New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program Jan. 7 at Turfway Park.
In light of the ever-growing issue of Thoroughbred aftercare, a series of speakers were invited to share their knowledge at an Oct. 18-19 professional education seminar offered by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.
Prominent owners and trainers are stepping up to the plate to support New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program by pledging a percentage of their purse earnings from this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Former Kentucky Derby contender and grade III winner Z Fortune is officially up for adoption the week of April 25 at the New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program in Lexington.
The partnership between the Pennsylvania Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association and New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is fully up and running.
- By Esther Marr
New Vocations announced Jan. 12 that the gelding would be going to Akindale Thoroughbred Rescue. Read Blog
After raising $47,000 in pledges from the 2009 Breeders' Cup, New Vocations is well on its way to doing the same if not more this year.
- By Esther Marr
Esther Marr looks at the New Vocations Thoroughbred hunter division of the Country Heir Horse Show held at the Ky Horse Park on June 17-18. Read Blog
New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is partnering with the hunter/jumper shows at the Kentucky Horse Park to offer special Thoroughbred-only classes this summer.
New Vocations racehorse adoption program reported the placement of more than 330 retired racehorses into new homes and careers during 2009.
The connections of seven Breeders' Cup starters have pledged a percentage or portion of their earnings to support New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program, which has five facilities in four states.
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