Shorty Go Crazy is a petite, sweet and pocket sized Standardbred filly. Shorty trained down as a two, three and four year old but did lacked the speed to be a competitive pacer. What didn’t work out as a racehorse, will be serve her well as a riding horse because she is as cute as she can be! Shorty really has a forward, ground covering trot. She is very willing and has a lot of try. She did train on the pace, but has a super cute, ground covering trot. This nice, sound mare is sure of her footing and would look so sweet as a hunter, foxhunter, endurance, driving or hacking around. Shorty is very nice to work around, groom, crosstie, shoe and easy to haul. She is the perfect size for many riders and so much to offer in a petite little package!
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.