It’s time for the Annual Suffolk Downs Showcase

If you are thinking about picking up a project horse for the winter, don’t miss CANTER New England’s 7th Annual Suffolk Showcase on Sunday, October 14, 8:30 AM – Noon at Suffolk Downs racecourse. The Suffolk Showcase presents a unique opportunity for those interested in buying a horse to view approximately 80 horses all in […]

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Welcome to the October 2012 Blog Carnival of Horses

Welcome to the October 2, 2012 edition of carnival of the horses. I hope you enjoy the posts in this month’s carnival! Christine Meunier presents Importing Horses posted at equus-blog.com, saying, “Looking forward to participating in this carnival!” Annemarie Field presents Greg Eliel Horsemanship Clinic at Apple Lane Farm | OatsNews.com posted at OatsNews.com. Irene […]

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Kelsey Lefever gets off with probation

According to the Paulick Report, Kelsey Lefever, who allegedly sold ex-racehorses to slaughter after promising to find them homes, appears to have taken a plea agreement that will result in probation. Another report, on Pennlive.com states that Lefever has applied to the first offender program that would keep her out of the horse business for […]

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Here’s a great FREE resource on retraining OTTBs

When I bought my first OTTB I was lucky enough to work with a trainer who had a long and successful history of restarting racehorses. It made a huge difference to work with someone who understood how a racehorse had been trained, what it expected from its rider and how it had been ridden. Today […]

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Bid on Zenyatta’s halter . . . and benefit CANTER!

Own a piece of history . . . find some great deals on tack . . . or win a private polo lesson with polo great Memo Gracida — all while helping retiring racehorses find second careers. The auction begins on May 16th at noon PST and ends on May 22nd at 8 p.m. PST. […]

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7-Days until CANTER New England’s Showcase

    If you have room in your barn now’s the time to bring your shopping cart (i.e., trailer) down to Suffolk Downs. CANTER New England is hosting it’s annual Showcase next Sunday, October 24th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Showcase is an opportunity for trainers to present horses nearing their retirement from […]

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