National News
Previous Next
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
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
Ohio Featured Horses
Mr. Keeper

Mr. Keeper

2006 16.1H Bay Gelding Click Here to fill out an adoption application on Keeper Click "READ MORE" for more info/photos  What an exceptionally cool horse. This guy easily earned his keep on the track with 64 lifetime starts, over $190,000 in earnings and a stakes winner. He retired sound and ... Read more

Night At The Races 2015!

natr 2015 flyer new

Click on the flyer above to print a hard copy and mail it in, or use the online form below.

CANTER Ohio processes payments safely and securely through Paypal. You can pay with your credit card or with your Paypal account.

Please add your selections to your shopping cart and when finished choose "Pay with credit card" or "Pay with Paypal" on the cart page.

All pricing includes transaction fees.


I would like to attend the event.

Please select the amount of tickets you need: ($41.50/each)

Tickets will be picked up at will call the night of the event.

Click here

to donate an item for the Chinese Raffle. Please list more information on the item(s) and a volunteer will be happy to pick it up.


Night at the Races
Saturday, February 28, 2015

Sun Valley Party Center
10000 Edwards Lane
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Buffet dinner is served at 7:00 p.m. 



Last Updated (Monday, 23 February 2015 08:09)


Purchase Candles to Support CANTER Ohio


Last Updated (Friday, 28 November 2014 09:12)


Grooming volunteers needed!

Committed volunteers needed to help with grooming needs of 9 horses. Duties including grooming, hoof cleaning, stall picking, night feeding and other horse related activities as needed. You must be at least 18 years of age and prior horse experience is required. You must commit to coming at least 1 day per week. There are some fundraising opportunities available also. Farm is located in Kirtland, OH 44094. Please email johnna@canterusa.org for more information.



CANTER Ohio is proud to be supported with a

2014 grant from TCA!



Last Updated (Tuesday, 02 September 2014 12:19)



Thank you ASPCA for your continued support of CANTER Ohio's intake program! The funds allow us to continue to take in Thoroughbreds retiring from Ohio's racetracks!





CANTEROH  Banner72

Every bottle of wine purchased directly benefits the CANTER owned horses! They make great gifts for family and friends as well. Enjoy some fabulous wine and support a great cause!


Downloadable Order Form's Below




Last Updated (Monday, 24 March 2014 09:48)


CANTER Ohio Has Select 2014 Internships Available

CANTER Ohio is looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to be a part of their team. Applicants must be current college students.

Internship Positions Available:


Assistant Track Coordinator

·         This person will go to Thistledown on Saturday mornings May – November (or a portion of that time).

·         Help build positive relationships with the track trainers.

·         Work with trainers, owners, vets and buyers in various situations involving the sale of the track horses.

·         Gain valuable experience with the back end of the racing industry.


Equine Activity Coordinator

·         Work with Horse Welfare Coordinator and Training Coordinator to coordinate all healthcare and riding activities for 9 horses.

·         Perform and monitor treatments recommended by vet and report progress.

·         Train some or all horses (varies depending upon horse soundness and intern availability)

·         Other activities will include assisting with the ongoing updates need for website/facebook/newsletter.


Contact Info:

Pam Cleverly

Email Pam@canterusa.org


Click Below for printable flyer.

Last Updated (Monday, 24 March 2014 09:02)




Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance


2013 TAA acc  fac badge 3 copy  

As a 2013 accredited organization,

the grant we received is intended to be used for the direct care of the horses

(feed, hay, vet, farrier, medications, etc.)



Thank You

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 2014 grant to CANTER Ohio to assist with the medical care of our surgery horses. This grant also enables our Lake Erie College interns to get experience with the special needs of our post-op surgery horses and their re-training. We greatly appreciate the continued support of The Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust which enables CANTER Ohio to continue its successful program  of Treating, Training and Transitioning Thoroughbreds!



Last Updated (Thursday, 16 January 2014 12:16)

More Articles...
Connect with CANTER OH


CLICK HERE to go to our Facebook Page! If you've adopted a CANTER horse in the past it's a great place to get in touch with other adopters. Be sure to post some pictures of your CANTER horse!!  Anyone can write on our wall

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 12:13
Search and Shop for OH


Banner CanterOhio





As a Bonus Bucks Member, when you make your purchases at Big Dee's and mention CANTER Ohio or our code (CNTR), we will earn 5% on qualifying purchases.


9998 State Route 43 Streetsboro, OH 44242 - www.bigdweb.com - 1-800-321-2142




Do your online shopping with www.iGive.com and donate a portion of every purchase to CANTER Ohio.  Just go to www.igive.com/welcome to register and choose CANTER Ohio as your charity.  Wtih over 600 name-brand vendors registered with iGive, you can do your Christmas shopping and help our horses!





American Express is the way to make recurring payments through their GivingExpress program.  Donations can be made in dollars or Membership Rewards® points.  Your dollar donation is tax deductible and you will receive an e-mail receipt that meets IRS requirements as a record of your contribution. You can make a one-time donation or set up a recurring monthly donation to CANTER Ohio.  Plus, you can earn one Membership Rewards point for virtually every dollar you donate on an eligible, enrolled card.  Donations of Membership Rewards points are not tax deductible. Click Here to make a donation.



GoodSearch http://www.goodsearch.com CANTER Ohio earns $.01 per search every time someone uses GoodSearch and enters code: canter-ohio.
Equus Now http://www.equusnow.com/ Order online or in-store, mention CANTER Ohio on checkout, and Equus Now will donate 5% of your product total to CANTER Ohio.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:20
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!