The New Vocations Retrained & Remarkable Challenge is back for 2020!

(click here to read the press release)


The R&R Challenge is an incentive-based program designed to shine a spotlight on horses that may be overlooked in the adoption process. Adopters of 100 Challenge-eligible Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds will be invited to compete in Retrained & Remarkable classes for up to $5,000 in cash and prizes at one of two horse shows held in the Fall of 2020. Adoptions for the 2020 R&R Challenge are open from April 1 to December 31, 2019 and are open to all approved adopters.

Adopters who choose to compete will receive a FREE stall and FREE entry into the following R&R classes:

  • Walk/Trot (Gait) English Pleasure
  • Walk/Jog (Gait) Western Pleasure
  • Walk/Trot/Canter (Gait) English Pleasure
  • Walk/Jog/Lope (Gait) Western Pleasure
  • Hunter Hack
  • Driving
  • In-Hand
  • Trail


Eligible horses are denoted with the R&R logo on their photo:




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