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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
Michigan Featured Horses
Vessel Seven - Handsome Bay Gelding

Vessel Seven - Handsome Bay Gelding

Age: 6 Height: 15.2 Color: Bay Last Raced: Never Raced Disciplines: Suitable for any sport horse discipline - Great gaits for Dressage Training: Lunges quietly. Walk Trot Canter in a training level frame and has trail ridden Restrictions: None.  Temperament: Very Quiet Vices: None. Price: ... Read more

The Fall Newsletter is here!

The CANTER Fall newsletter is now available. Please click on the link below -
Attachments:
Download this file (Fall  2014 Newsletter.pdf)Fall 2014 Newsletter
 

Hazel Park Raceway continues Thoroughbred racing to November 1st.

 

Thoroughbred racing continues at Hazel Park Raceway

CANTER Michigan and Hazel Park Raceway are working together to

assist thoroughbred racehorse owners and trainers to transition

their non-competitive or injured thoroughbreds into new careers

through the CANTER program that provides rehabilitation, veterinary

and farrier care and retraining as Sport Horses, Hunters, Jumpers,

Eventers, Polo, Dressage or Trail Riding horses.


Please visit "Canter Horses" section to see CANTER thoroughbreds

in various stages of training and available for adoption.

CANTER is excited to have this opportunity to work with the owners

and trainers on the backside of Hazel Park Raceway in assisting

them in the retraining and re-homing of their thoroughbreds that

are ready to retire from their racing careers.

 

Also visit "Trainers Listings" where thoroughbreds are listed for sale by

the owner/trainer on CANTER's website under Trainer Listings.

 

 

 

BUY A 2015 CANTER CALENDAR featuring CANTER thoroughbreds

available for adoption and CANTER graduates!  $15. plus $3. mailing.

Order by PayPal - or for other payment options

Please email karens@canterusa.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated (Sunday, 19 October 2014 17:41)

 

Canter Video Presents....

CANTER Thoroughbreds in Training At Stapleton Farm.

 

Click on the link below:

 

youtu.be/NiNIwaIbg-I

Last Updated (Friday, 12 September 2014 17:23)

 

July 1, 2014

Press Release - ASPCA Grant Awarded to CANTER Michigan

CANTER MICHIGAN has been chosen by the ASPCA to receive a generous grant that will help CANTER MICHIGAN bring in Thoroughbreds that suffer race track injuries and provide surgery at Michigan State University.

This ASPCA grant literally saves the lives of numerous Thoroughbreds who face few options if they are injured and can't race. Most injured thoroughbreds have bone chips in joints which can be successfully removed through arthroscopic surgery or they may suffer a fractured leg which in many cases can be repaired.

Read more...

 

THANKS! to TCA - Thoroughbred Charities of America

THANKS TO THOROUGHBRED CHARITIES OF AMERICA for supporting CANTER Michigan in its successful mission to transtion non-competitive thoroughbreds off racetracks into new careers through rehabilitation, medical and farrier care, and retraining.

 

Last Updated (Wednesday, 02 July 2014 09:20)

 

CANTER is awarded a Horse Rescue & Relief Award

We at how-to-train-a-horse.org truly admire those who dedicate time out of their lives towards helping horses.  As many people know, healthy horses require large amounts of time and money, but only few know that the horses sent to rescues and shelters don't need just time and money, but also need a loving family to reverse years of abuse and neglect.  

Without horse rescues like CANTER, countless horses would not get the care they need and many horses may have never found happiness.  Because of this we wanted to show our appreciation towards your staff for not only saving horses lives but also for improving the quality of life for many horses.  So we are pleased to present CANTER with our Horse Rescue & Relief Award.

We thank you for all the time and hard work your organization provides for horses in need.  We understand what a difficult task this can be and hope that this token of our appreciation will show you how much you really are appreciated.

Last Updated (Wednesday, 02 July 2014 10:14)

 

A BIG THANK YOU.. to The Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust

Established in 1995 to promote Humane treatment of animals and to prevent cruelty to animals, Mr. Scott's wishes are being carried out thru a grant to CANTER Michigan to assist with medical care for Thoroughbreds off racetracks, while educating students and the public about the abilities of thoroughbreds to adapt and retrain for new careers, resulting in new homes.
CANTER appreciates the continued support of The Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust which enables CANTER to continue its successful program  of Treating, Training and Transitioning Thoroughbreds!

 

CHAMPION BLOODLINES in CANTER Thoroughbreds!

CANTER thoroughbreds leave racing usually because they don’t run fast enough or don’t have that competitive spirit.. even though they are descendants of the best thoroughbred racehorses in the world: SECRETARIAT, SEATTLE SLEW, STORM CAT, MR. PROSPECTOR, UNBRIDLED
Take a look at these CANTER Thoroughbred pedigrees:

BELLA LUNA LOCA, 2007 Bay Mare 16.1  UNBRIDLED,SECRETARIAT,STORM CAT,MR.PROSPECTOR

JOY OF CHINA, 2002 DarkBay Mare 15.1  STORM BIRD

GALVESTON, 2011 Dark Bay Gelding 15.3  STORM CAT, SECRETARIAT

VESSEL SEVEN, 2008 Bay Gelding 15.1  SECRETARIAT, NORTHERN DANCER

UNDECIDED NOW, 2000 Chestnut Mare 16.2 SECRETARIAT (Has the Secretariat look!)

DADDY'S ASHLEY, 2009 Chestnut Mare 15.2  STORM CAT, SECRETARIAT

MARSHMELLO MARTINI, 2010 Chestnut Mare 16.2  STORM CAT, SECRETARIAT

 

You'll want to see these magnificent Thoroughbreds... Go to our CANTER Horses for Sale page!

Last Updated (Monday, 29 September 2014 11:30)

 

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See more photos of CANTER thoroughbreds in training!  Read comments from trainers and caretakers of CANTER thoroughbreds - get to know the personalities of these great equine athletes

Last Updated (Saturday, 16 August 2014 16:28)

 
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If you would like to volunteer for upcoming events, please contact Robbie Timmons at 248-363-8059 or email  robbie@canterusa.org.

 

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014 13:28
 
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Also checkout "Goodshop-to-Go", a browser add-on that automatically donates up to 20% of your online purchases at over 2800 stores to CANTER Michigan. and Thoroughbreds.  YOU get money saving coupons too!  Goodshop-to-go!

 

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THANKS - GO SHOPPING AND HELP THOROUGHBREDS!

 

 

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 August 2014 16:11
 
CANTER's Misson

The Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses (CANTER) provides retiring thoroughbred racehorses with opportunities for new careers.

You can make a difference! Interested in volunteering, fostering or starting a new CANTER program? Contact your closest CANTER affilliate!