Check out CANTER California’s Online Auction

CANTER California is excited to announce its third annual online auction to raise money to support its Thoroughbred racehorse aftercare program. From October 25 – November 4th, CANTER’s online auction will have racing memorabilia, tack and gift items available for sale through Mission Fish on eBay. View and bid on items here. The funds raised […]

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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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Flying through flying changes

Freedom is very, well, energetic right now. I took him out yesterday, hacked him over to the ring where the footing is good and I could let him move. Pretty soon I realized that the best thing to do with him was just let him canter. It would stretch his back and help get the […]

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Kudos to the racetrack trainers who rehome their horses.

Back in November I wrote a post about an inspirational trainer at Suffolk Downs, Lorita Lindemann, known as the Angel of Suffolk Downs. One of the things that struck me was how hard Ms. Lindemann had to campaign with her fellow trainers to encourage them to rehome their horses. As buyers, let’s not discourage these […]

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Passing the Butterfly Baton

As I mentioned yesterday, when I received the Butterfly Award, part of my responsibility was to choose at least one new recipient. I read several really cool horse blogs on a regular basis, but they’ve all received numerous awards. I decided to find at least one blog that deserved more recognition and which had not […]

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Have you been Checking out Your Local CANTER Websites?

I know how many of you are addicted to that “eye candy”! Even all of us who need another horse like a hole in the head check those sites with religious fervor. If everyone who clicked on a CANTER site donated just $5 to their local organization, think how much it would benefit OTTBs all […]

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Volunteer Opportunities for the Equine-Minded

Volunteering for a good cause makes you feel better while you’re doing good. For equestrians who want to give back to their sport, there are many opportunities and causes that can benefit from your time, your skill and your donations. While most charities appreciate cash gifts of any size, not all of us have extra […]

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