Horse Stats
Name: Rockaway Girl
Barn Name: Peanut
Age: 2015
Gender: Mare
Height: 15.3 hh
Color: Dark Bay
Adoption Fee: $600
Location: Laurelville, OH
Race Stats
Total Starts: 28
Highlights:
Total Earnings: $12,489
Last Race: 4/14/19
Pedigree
Sire: Pet Rock
Dam: Real Ravishing
Other Notable Pedigree: Real Desire
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Description

Rockaway Girl is a lightly raced 4 year old mare that has the looks and the gaited potential to make a super racking horse for the showring or trails. This young mare has a very bright future! Nicely mannered and gets along well with other horses in turnout. She’s had over 2 years in race training, making her very proficient in crossties, bath stalls, shipping, etc.  

Peanut is 2020 Retrained & Remarkable Challenge eligible. As such she will be invited to vie for $5,000 in cash and prizes at a 2020 New Vocations Charity Horse Show, where she will receive a free stall and free entry into R&R Challenge classes (which include English and western pleasure, hunter hack, trail, driving and an in-hand classes). 

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.