Archie is a sweet older gentleman who is docile and just wants loving. He was an absolute war horse with over 230 racing starts, and $133K in earnings in his career. The transition from racing to Amish was hard on his body, and Archie has a dropped fetlock on his front leg that was veterinary evaluated on August 30th.
Archie leads, loads, ties, stands for the farrier, and is an absolute gentleman in all ways. He has been ridden (prior to coming to Safe Harbor), and we know he is trained to ride and drive.
Archie experienced a deep digital flexor tendon tear at some point in his career. He has healed, but because of the lack of treatment he has a dropped fetlock on one of his front feet. He wears a wedge pad on that hoof, and requires front shoes to stabilize the tendon. He has been x-rayed and his skeletal/joint structure is perfect, and remarkably clean. The only corrective measure needed is the padded shoe. His veterinarian recommends a 185 pound weight limit for him (inclusive of saddle, pad and rider). He is perfect for light trail riding or riding around a farm, and you simply won't find a kinder, sweeter gelding.
His adoption fee is set at our After The Track minimum of $500. This boy is a true gem, and the amount of love he can bring to your life is priceless. Update â¤ï¸- Archie is doing wonderful , he is truly a gentle soul and easy to ride . He loves Pears & people !
Why a Standardbred???
From the time they are yearlings nearly every After the Track Standardbred is:
If the standardbred horse in our after the track program does not have these skills, it will be noted in their biography.
BIG RASCAL (N6408, G)
DIRECT SCOOTER - TONDA HANOVER - WARM BREEZE
|Foaling Place:||CREAM RIDGE NJ||Color:||Bay|
|Death Date:||S&D Last Year:|
|Markings:||FREEZE BRANDED 192 ON RIGHT SIDE OF NECK; NO WHITE MARKINGS.||Parent Verified:||Yes|
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