Baltimore Miss is so huggable and lovable! She is super sweet to work around on the ground and is an easy keeper as you can see! This girl is truly fat and happy. She does best with front shoes as all of the horses in work at our Lexington facility have front shoes while barefoot behind. She is low key in the group and is mostly interested in grazing. She is low in the herd order. Misty does not have any stall vices.
Under saddle, Misty loves to work and is as happy go lucky as she is on the ground. She has a great engine with a soft mouth. She is the perfect size and temperament for a junior rider who is ready for an OTTB. Misty is suitable for all disciplines and seems like she will be versatile to play around in a variety of styles. She is suitable for intermediate riders!
ADOPTION FEE POLICY
New Vocations’ adoption fees are intentionally set lower than the cost of buying most Thoroughbreds or Standardbreds through a private seller. In today’s market, it’s not unusual for horses coming right off the track to be listed for sale at a price between $2,000 and $5,000. At New Vocations, a fee is set for each horse that will ultimately help the horse find a home quickly. The program’s facilities are always at full capacity, which means the program cannot take in an additional horse until one is adopted. Adopters should be encouraged to know that by adopting a horse through New Vocations, they are actually helping two horses transition to careers outside of racing.
Additionally, adopters get great value for their money: The majority of the horses have been in the program for a minimum of 60 days. During that time, horses are rehabilitated (if needed), socialized with other horses, fully evaluated and worked with by a professional trainer. New Vocations fully discloses the history of each horse and provides all available medical records, many of which include X-ray and ultrasounds.
While adoption fees are low, it should be noted that the costs associated with the ongoing care and additional training for each horse post-adoption can be high. New Vocations hopes that by helping an adopter save money upfront that he or she will have more funds available to cover the ongoing costs of properly caring for a horse.