News Makin is a 2003, bay mare who recently arrived by way of Aftercare Charles Town. She raced 21 times, mostly at Charles Town, with her last race in 2009. She is a granddaughter of Danzig and a quarter of her pedigree is British and French, to add a little flair to her history.
News Makin has had at least 7 foals (the ones that show up on Equibase without paying for a report), and will be eligible for the Thoroughbred Makeover's new broodmare division if that's what she and her adopter wants to do.
For being 20 years old, News Makin arrived in excellent condition. Our vet, vet techs, staff, all adore her. She's super sound, super quiet, and super sweet. She has a very attractive build, is in great flesh, and they think will make a phenomenal riding horse for someone open to an older, classy lady for a mount.
The vet did suspect looking at her teeth that she had EORTH and radiographs showed 6 of her incisors affected. This is predominantly an age-related disease where incisors can deteriorate. The great news is once they're removed, the horse is no longer in pain and can actually eat and drink completely normally (hay, grain, grass, you name it). So we plan to remove the teeth that need removing before we get her back under saddle.
This mare is eligible for the Thoroughbred makeover and clearly has a lot left to give to one very special home. Please don't let her age-related tooth condition write her off for your consideration.