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Silent Bolt is a very sweet 16-16.1 hand, 9 year old gelding by Defrere who was recently given to ATR by his breeder and owner after both paying his dues as a racehorse and as a babysitter on their farm. He has been ridden since racing and reportedly has done some dressage and jumping, but will need some refreshing. His former owner thinks he would make a really nice trail or pleasure horse. From watching him in the field and in hand, he seems to be a nice mover with the brain and attitude to do well with an amateur as well as professional.... (read more)
Silent Bolt is blind in one eye after a minor racing injury, but you’d never know! He’s very trusting of his handlers and seems to want to please. His vet evaluation on the farm went very well and he should do well in most disciplines. We’d love to find him a one-person home with someone who enjoys forming a bond with their horse. Silent Bolt has been started undersaddle and is making progress every day. Currently just working at the walk and trot and we’d suggest an intermediate rider or better for him that will enjoy taking their time to bring him along.
After The Races
A rehabbing and rehoming facility for retired Thoroughbred race horses, here at After the Races we have several nice OTTBs in need of great homes. Adoption fees are low and these horses are capable of going on to any discipline. Right now we have horses who would make fantastic trail or lesson mounts as well as those who could go on to high level showing. Many great projects. Please consider adopting today!
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