Horse Stats
Name: Tilt
Barn Name:
Age: 2015
Gender: Gelding
Height: 16 1/2 hh
Color: Dark Bay
Adoption Fee: $800 - NOW $400 until 12/31
Location: Lexington, KY
Race Stats
Total Starts: 3
Highlights:
Total Earnings: $15,240
Last Race: 3/16/18
Pedigree
Sire: Twirling Candy
Dam: Tweak
Other Notable Pedigree: Candy Ride(ARG), Conquistador Cielo, Sham, Chester House, Mr Prospector
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Description

Tilt is a long-legged goofy baby. He is a follower in the field and is playful in the field. He is kind and lovable though sometimes he forgets you need personal space. Tilt is a lap dog in a horse’s body. He is young so he just doesnt know any better yet. Tilt does not have any stall vices. 

Under saddle, Tilt has a huge sweeping stride. He is happy go lucky and curious. Tilt is a straightforward ride who gets along with different riders. He is still an awkward and gangly yungster who has to work on basics like staying straight, he definitely has the baby wiggles. He feels like he will make an awesome dressage prospect as he matures. Tilt is an easy going ride 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.