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JOHN R  

 

Name - Impressive John R

Breed - Thoroughbred

Color - Dark Bay

Sex - Gelding

Height - 16.0

Foaled  -  2004

Best Buddy: Doc

Career before CKRH: Race Horse/ Trail horse/Dressage

Owned by: CKRH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John R

A sensible and sweet boy, John R. had several careers before he joined the CKRH herd in 2011. The Kentucky-bred’s first career was racehorse. In four years, he ran 26 times in Louisiana and Texas, won two races with three seconds and four thirds and earned $34,077. After he was retired from racing, John R. was donated to the Thoroughbred Retirement Center. He was initially adopted as a trail horse and dressage mount but was returned when his owner could no longer keep him. John R. made his way to CKRH when he was adopted by a former CKRH part-time staff member who thought he would be a good fit for CKRH’s new program for military service members. John R. now participates in unmounted mental health, The STABLES and Therapeutic Riding and horsemanship for military service members.

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