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Join us for the Newman’s Own Foundation $500,000 Holiday Challenge

About Our Program: New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program was founded in 1992 to offer retiring racehorses a safe-haven, rehabilitation, and continued education through placement in experienced, caring homes. Most of the horses arriving at New Vocations are injured and thin, … Continued

40 Breeders’ Cup Contenders Pledge Their Support to New Vocations

  Lexington, Ky. – November 2, 2017 – A growing list of prominent owners and trainers are stepping up to support aftercare by participating in the New Vocations Breeders’ Cup Pledge. Now in its eighth year, the Pledge has raised … Continued

25th New Vocations Pony Club Challenge Horse Adopted

  November 15, 2017 – Lexington, KY – New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is halfway to its goal of rehoming 50 retiring racehorses with United States Pony Clubs members. This rehoming effort is part of the New Vocations Pony Club … Continued

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Success Stories

Some of our most recent success stories
Mingunade

Returned horse gets a second chance and excels in eventing career

Southern Charm

Leader of the TAKE2 Thoroughbred Hunter Division at the 2017 Winter Equestrian Festival!

Determine This

Veteran harness racer shines in second career

Eeny Meeny Miny O

Wild ride turned formidable competitor

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