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Breed: Thoroughbred 

Age: 14
Engineer (JC Engineer)'s Story

Engineer was saved from slaughter when HiCaliber rescued him from Ontario Auction on June 7, 2016.

Update (3/31/17): 

This sexy beast has been getting out and worked, and damn is he good at it! This horse has the smoothest gait and is very responsive to just his rope halter. *cough, not a crazy war horse, cough* We have been working him in our large arena to make sure that this race horse doesn’t get too excited when he has lots of space, and we are extremely pleased to report he is a perfect gentleman. He does pick up a little speed if you let him on the long side, but he is very easy to bring back down. He lunges extremely well and stands quietly for grooming and tacking. He likes to get rinsed off, and loves to snuggle. He draws an audience when we ride him… every time. We don’t blame them. Because he is an OTTB and can hold his head high and toss it around occasionally, we recommend him for an intermediate rider. Engineer is one half of Stratigeer, but he is the more independent half. He doesn’t seem to get too concerned being away from Strat, but we think he likes knowing that Strat is squeeling for him…

Update (08/01/16):
Engineer proved he was such a "crazy" TB when being bridled. Michelle put her life of the line TWICE! First putting a bridle on him, and second doing his test ride. Both videos were posted on our Facebook. See his bridle video here and his test ride video here. Pray for Michelle, she barely made it out of there alive. 

Update (07/26/16):
Engineer has been medically cleared to go back to work! It was a huge sigh of relief heard all around the world. The village did it. You really did it. As a celebration this boy decided to have a little fun with out of our volunteers. See his fun time here.

Update (07/17/16
Engineer has a special visitor today. Through Facebook Vicky, one of his former jockeys, found out her buddy Engineer was safe with us. Last time she saw Engineer was in the winners circle. Check out the video that was posted to our Facebook page here.

Update (07/08/16): 

Our war horse is enjoying is sand stall. Thank you to our AMAZING village who not only rallied to save him from auction but rallied to get him a stand stall. Engineer and his boyfriend Strategist are enjoying their time together. Wanna check out how much he loves his sand stall? Check out this video posted on our Facebook page here.
Engineer had a spa day recently, safe to say he loved it and we loved the silly faces this boy makes. Check out the post our HiCaliber Kids page posted about his spa day here.