Halfway Home: 50th Horse Rehomed in Retrained and Remarkable Challenge

  New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program announced today that 50 horses have been adopted for the Retrained and Remarkable Challenge, which was launched on March 1, 2018. The Challenge was created to bring about a fundamental change in how racehorses … Continued


Ohio HBPA Donates $50,000 to Support New Vocations’ Aftercare Efforts

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program announced today that the Ohio Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) has donated $50,000 to support the program’s aftercare efforts at their Ohio facilities. In 2017, New Vocations took in over 450 retired racehorses, 64 … Continued


Connections of Triple Crown Contender Justify Pledge to Support New Vocations

  June 5, 2018 – Lexington, KY – New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program announced today that all five of Justify’s owning connections, as well as trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith, have committed to donating a percentage of earnings from … Continued


Buzz Off: Keeping Horses Fly Free

The heat has come on in a hurry in Kentucky and our sensitive-skinned Thoroughbreds are not too happy about the bugs that have come with it! Our horses show their irritation in a lot of ways: they walk the fence … Continued


Andrea Mandella Joins New Vocations Team

  Andrea Mandella has been named Development and Donor Relations Director for New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program. She will be based out of the Lexington, KY, office. The daughter of a Hall of Fame racehorse trainer, Richard Mandella, Andrea has … Continued