Horse Stats
Name: City Way
Barn Name: City
Age: 2006
Gender: Mare
Height: 16 hh
Color: Grey
Adoption Fee: $500 - now $250 until 6/30
Location: Covington, LA
Race Stats
Total Starts: 12
Total Earnings: $7,800
Last Race: 7/24/2010
Sire: Runaway Groom
Dam: Pretty City
Other Notable Pedigree: Carson City, Mr. Prospector,
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City Way is a class horse! This beautiful flea bitten grey has been released from her career as a broodmare and is ready to take to the trails!  Trail rides like a champ with both adults and juniors. A very brave hack, City crosses ditches, sink holes and giant flooded trails! No walls can contain this lovely gal, as she prefers to live out 24/7 and is a very easy keeper. 



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.