Horse Stats
Name: ARPleasure
Barn Name: Plaudit
Age: 2003
Gender: Gelding
Height: 16.2 hh
Color: Bay
Adoption Fee: $1000
Location: Jamestown, NC 27282
Race Stats
Total Starts: 96
Highlights: Winner, on the board in over 50% of his races.
Total Earnings: $315622
Last Race: Penn National 2/9/2012
Sire: Artax
Dam: Forever Pals
Other Notable Pedigree: Polish Numbers, Danzig, Northern Dancer, Bold Ruler, Marquetry, Conquistador Cielo, Mr. Prospector.
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“Plaudit” as he’s known around the barn is a 14 year-old, 16.2 hand, OTTB gelding who had a very successful racing career and retired to New Vocations sound and with no apparent injuries.

Currently he has been showing 2′-2’6″ at local and rated hunter shows. He’s a good mover and has a lead change, but it needs consistent work. Plaudit can be a little strong and spooky at times, so needs a confident intermediate or advanced rider to help show him the way. He has been very successful at local and rated shows, but needs someone who understands off the track thoroughbreds. Has trail ridden, foxhunted once, shown dressage, rides bareback, etc. He loads, ties, clips, etc. Does need to be held for the farrier as he gets a little wiggly. No soundness issues or major maintenance. Currently up to date on coggins and shots, hocks were injected this summer.

A great horse who would succeed with a confident rider to continue to further his education!


For More Information, Contact:

Alex Vernon


Jamestown, NC 27282


Adoptions from the Available Graduates page follow the same steps and procedures as any adoption from New Vocations.  Please click on “How To Adopt” on the above menu bar to learn more about the Adoption Process

and how to adopt ARPleasure.