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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 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: 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: 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 Read more

Texas Featured Horses

SOMETHING CRIMSON is something special! Still available 12/12

SOMETHING CRIMSON is something special! Still available 12/12

  SOMETHING CRIMSON is an unraced 3 year old filly standing approximately 16-16.1h. Tons of potential here! She trained to race but was unhappy with her job so her owner turned her out and recently began training her western. She is a very laid back and sweet filly but is young and need... Read more
Foolishexpectation is looking for a quiet riding home

Foolishexpectation is looking for a quiet riding home

    FOOLISHEXPECTATION is a 4 year old TB gelding approximately 16h. His owner says he bowed a tendon last year, was given time off and when brought back into training re-injured himself. He said his vet suggested a year of turnout and that he would be ok for riding after that ... Read more

Yankee Candle Fundraiser!

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Get all your Christmas shopping done and support CANTER Texas!

Just go to

Under "Start Shopping" enter Group #990072073 

That's it! CANTER Texas will receive a portion of the proceeds.

Prices are the same as in store and there's flat rate shipping of just $5.99 or FREE over $100! Don't delay, orders must be placed by Nov. 21st to guarantee Christmas delivery. 

Show your support with CANTER Texas gear!

T-Shirts can be purchased by sending $25 via PayPal to which includes shipping.

Make sure you include your size in the message! (we only have sizes S-XL left and suggest ordering a size up as they are slim fit and 100% cotton)/

More custom CANTER apparel and saddle pads coming soon!

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"First Touch" on the Road to Recovery

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 became a CANTER Texas owned horse and has recently been adopted into a wonderful home where she will continue 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. Please consider a donation to CANTER Texas via PayPal to to enable us to continue helping horse's like her. 

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CANTER Texas Graduate Rocks the Ultimate X Showdown!


     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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