Camvault is a regal 8 year old gelding that is perfectly suited for an intermediate rider that would like to focus on w/t/c dressage. Vault stays in front of your leg and is eager to work hard and learn new things. He’ll be a true partner in every sense of the word with the right adopter. This big, pretty gelding is royally bred as he is by Somebeachsomewhere and so far Camvault is our second ever! Camvault came to us with some professional training, which most of our horses do not get. He retired early with only 12 starts as he did not have much “try” at wanting to be a racehorse. His very conscientious owner wanted him to have a successful second career so had him in training as a riding horse first and then he came to New Vocations to be placed. Vault loves to have a job and is eager to work. He is already a very nice riding horse and could easily be taught to canter. He has been on trails as well and is easy to drive. He would be suited for hunter hack, foxhunting, driving, or dressage. As a two year old (2012) he did have a screw put in each stifle which allowed him to be sound and go on and race. This was done six years ago and he has been sound ever since. Many racehorses have had this procedure done and it has allowed them to race and be successful for many years.
Vault has been a super horse to work around in the barn and has no bad habits. Stands quietly in the crossties for all aspects of his care, including baths and for the farrier. He loads/ships well, gets along with other horses in turnout and is even an experienced swimmer! He also is beautiful on the longe line. We think he could be a big winner in the 2019 Retrained and Remarkable Challenge, going to be held in the Fall of 2019! He just loves to ride and his look screams “show horse”! This gorgeous gelding has had the top care and training all of his life. To have a horse this well bred would typically be in the six figures, so we are thrilled to have him in our program and can’t wait to see his future success!!
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.