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New Affiliates

New Affiliates

You can make a difference! Interested in volunteering or starting a new CANTER program? Contact Nancy at NancyK@canterusa.org Read more

Welcome! CANTER Texas

We welcome a new affiliate to CANTER—CANTER Texas! New horse listings are NOW available! If you are a Texas trainer looking to list a horse, or want to become a volunteer for Texas, please contact Laura Holmes at: Texas@canterusa.org Read more

Welcome! CANTER Washington

We welcome a new affiliate to CANTER—CANTER Washington! New horse listings will be available soon! If you are a Washington trainer looking to list a horse, or wish to become a volunteer for Washington, please contact Alexandra Jackson at: ajackson@canterusa.org Read more
Thank You ASPCA

Thank You ASPCA

CANTER's nationwide program and successful transition of thoroughbreds off racetracks across the country is generously  supported by ASPCA through its "Rescuing Racers Initiative". CANTER thanks ASPCA for its support in 2014! Read more
Portrait Fundraiser! BOGO!!!

Portrait Fundraiser! BOGO!!!

Hand-drawn portraits at affordable prices!! Buy one portrait at regular price, get a second portrait of equal value for free! CANTER will receive $50 for each PAID order!!! For more information Email Wanda at idoportraits@gmail.com Read more

Texas Featured Horses

NEW VIDEOS!!! ~ Private Forest

NEW VIDEOS!!! ~ Private Forest

  PRIVATE FORESTis a 4 year old gelding standing approximately 15.3h. This handsome boy has the personality to match his incredible looks! Super sweetheart and friendly, very intelligent and playful. He came up sore after a race so he was turned out to rest. When he returned and began breezi... Read more

"First Touch" on the Road to Recovery

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First Touch is a 4 year old mare who was seriously injured in a trailer accident. Literally seconds away from being euthanized due to the severity of her injuries and substantial vet bills, a generous donor stepped in to give her a second chance at life. First Touch is now a CANTER Texas owned horse and currently in foster care while she continues her extensive rehabilitation. She is an incredible mare who has shown she has the true heart of a Thoroughbred and a strong will to survive.

Click the link below to read First Touch's full story and donate to her ongoing recovery. You can also donate directly via PayPal to CanterTexas@gmail.com to enable us to continue helping horses like her.

Click to Donate~~~>YouCaring.com/GoWookie

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CANTER Texas Graduate Rocks the Ultimate X Showdown!

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     When Decotah Jackson saw the handsome grey MIKE'S STORM on the CANTER Texas Trainer Listings page, it was love at first sight. Decotah was searching for a horse to compete in the Ultimate X Showdown, a challenge in which trainers have 100 days to take a fresh off the track Thoroughbred racehorse and compete in a combined barrel racing and freestyle exhibition.

 

MIKE'S STORM was re-named "Legacy" and after 100 days together, they headed from Texas to Ohio where they finished a fantastic 6th out of 15 trainers overall! Congratulations to Decotah and Legacy from all of us at CANTER Texas! We look forward to seeing them turnin and burning their way around barrel racing competitions here in Texas and showing off how ex racehorses excel in their post track careers! 

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