Hey, hey bay-by / I wanna know-oh-oh / if you’ll be my event horse. When I saw you walking down the barn aisle / I said that’s a kind of horse that could make me...» Read More!
I’m a sucker for a naturally arched topline — can’t hurt those dressage scores, amiright? The OTTBs featured in this week’s “Wishlist” all present an elegant outline, even just standing still. Due Rae (Bushwacker – Summer Symphony...» Read More!
Is there anything more American than leaving the startbox on born-and-bred-in-the-USA OTTB? The three ex-racers we’ve got lined up for you this week are yummy as apple pie and we’d love to see them soar...» Read More!
While CANTER might not be the best place to shop for toddler-proof ponies, it’s a super resource for eventers in the market for their next superstar....» Read More!
First things first, congrats to Susan MacRae, an eventer from Kintnersville, PA, and recipient of a 2017 CANTER Pennsylvania Becky Julian scholarship. The annual award allots a sum of $500 each to three deserving recipients,...» Read More!
Each year there are many Thoroughbreds at Finger Lakes Race Track in Western New York who are ready to end their racing careers and find good new non-racing homes. Finger Lakes Finest Thoroughbreds, Inc. is...» Read More!
We handpicked this week’s batch of OTTBs from the Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses (CANTER). This 100% volunteer run organization has placed more than 25,000 OTTBs into loving homes since its founding in 1998....» Read More!
You can’t beat a good mare. Get one on your side and she’ll do anything for you. Mix in some Thoroughbred heart and athleticism and the sky is the limit. For this edition of the...» Read More!
Every time we do a “greys only” edition of OTTB Wishlist it feels like Best Buy on Black Friday up in here. Well, here’s your latest batch. Come and get ’em, Eventing Nation! Ispep (Dunkirk...» Read More!
A big, splashy blaze is the ultimate equine statement accessory. Here are three OTTBs with serious chrome that are in the market for a new career! Pom Pom Pistol (Pomeroy – Central Moves, by Pico...» Read More!
They’re unforgettable. Check out these three fine, fresh, fierce Cali-bred OTTB mares, all available from CANTER California. Silver Martini (Don’tsellmeshort – Improvisation, by Devil’s Bag): 2013 15.2-hand California bred mare What a cute gray mare!...» Read More!
Happy Kentucky Derby week! Who will you be cheering for? Me, I’m a hopeless sucker for the dark horses (the tall, dark and handsome OTTB #1 on this week’s “Wishlist” included, although that’s not EXACTLY...» Read More!
Heading to Rolex? In the market for an OTTB? You’ve come to the right place. Not only does the Kentucky Horse Park offer some fantastic OTTB window shopping via its own Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center, you’re...» Read More!
Sure, you might have to burn through some purple shampoo to get there, but when a glistening grey event horse come striding up the centerline? Nothing classier. Here are three grey OTTBs that have popped...» Read More!
In last week’s edition of “OTTB Wishlist” we singled out three available “small but mighty” Thoroughbreds. This week we’re swinging in the opposite direction! Here are three tall, dark and handsome OTTBs we’ve love to...» Read More!
A well-trained small horse can feel like a luxury sportscar — the ultimate in handling coupled with swift, nimble athleticism. Here are three short-statured OTTBs we’d love to take out for a test drive! Lovin’...» Read More!
Did you catch Arrogate’s astonishing win in the $10 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday? Trained by Bob Baffert and ridden by Mike Smith, the colt had a bad break from the gate and started...» Read More!
Some total catches popping up on the west coast this week! All three of these OTTBs are available through CANTER California. Area VI eventers, come and get ’em! Sergeant Peto (Sea of Secrets – Celestial Risk,...» Read More!
The Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center, based at the Kentucky Horse Park, tiers its available OTTBs according to current training and future potential. At the tip-top of the heap are its Legacy Horses: “Legacy Horses are...» Read More!
What’s more fun (and rewarding) than bringing a baby along yourself? You get to install all the buttons just the way you like them, and you can bet the bond formed in early training will...» Read More!
Save the date! If you missed last year’s Hoedown at Hagyard, held the evening of Rolex cross country day just down the road at the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, you have another shot to attend...» Read More!
CANTER PA just bomb-dropped some serious lookers this week! CANTER PA is based out of Penn National Racecourse but also lists horse at PARX as well as various farms throughout Pennsylvania. We’ve seen some very...» Read More!
I drool a little bit into my computer each week putting together this column, but this week’s batch made me especially weak in the knees. Sanctify’s “look at me” presence, Elusive Talmo’s smart dapples, Keen...» Read More!