This is your one stop-location to pick your favorite New Vocations gear in the colors that best fit your style. There is something for every retired racehorse lover!
All proceeds go directly toward the board and care of our retired racehorses.
Beyond the Track – Manual
Two years in the making with 264 pages and 218 color photographs, Beyond The Track, Retraining the Thoroughbred from Racehorse to Riding Horse, by New Vocations Program Director Anna Ford.
Beyond the Track is breakthrough racehorse literature, concisely covering every facet of what to expect and how to get the most both mentally and physically from an off-the-track Thoroughbred. Much of the book is applicable to Standardbreds, as wellThis book is the ultimate in training manuals for anyone thinking about adopting an ex-racehorse.
Anna Ford is uniquely qualified to be the author of this book, which reads easily and covers every important detail of transitioning a horse from the racetrack to his next career. Every training illustration of the 218 photographs is an actual New Vocations horse.
The book is currently only available as an ebook from Amazon.com and the iTunes Store.
Painted by Metro Meteor
Once considered one of the fastest turf sprinters at Belmont and Saratoga, bad knees ended Metro Meteor’s racing and riding career. Now equipped with a paint brush, Metro creates bold colorful strokes on canvas. Metro the painting racehorse is now world famous as an artist and ambassador to Racehorse adoption. 50% of all profits from the sale of Metro’s artwork go to New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program, to help rehab, retrain, and find loving homes for retired racehorse.
To view all the prints available for purchase visit: Metro’s Art
From Track to Trail – DVD
This DVD is perfect for those that are getting a horse straight from the track. It covers both Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds, describing how to properly feed and socialize the new retiree. It shows how to teach the horse to “give” to the bit and get the horse to relax at a walk, trot, and canter. For Standardbreds that may have never been ridden, it demonstrates mounting for the first time, teaching leg aids, and developing the rack.
The video was produced to ease the anxiety often associated with adopting an ex-racehorse. It’s basic, visual and easy to understand. Get your copy today!
DVD available for $20 (postage included in price)