See a penny, pick it up. All day long, you’ll have good luck! I’d be willing to bet that most folks have heard this old adage or some variation of it. I have a very...» Read More!
I’ve always considered November to be the greyest month of the year. It’s colder out, it’s darker out, it always seems to be cloudy, and the blazing yellow and orange of autumn leaves have faded...» Read More!
The 34th annual Breeder’s Cup World Championships take place this weekend at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in California. The racing kicks off on Friday, November 3rd as over 150 horses vie for a piece of...» Read More!
This week we’d like to introduce you to Friends of Ferdinand Inc. (FFI), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Indiana that specializes in retraining and rehoming former race horses. The organization’s namesake is the 1986 Kentucky...» Read More!
Short, tall, blonde, brunette, redhead … chrome or no chrome … everyone has a type! If tall, dark and handsome is your thing then here are three CANTER USA horses who might just be exactly...» Read More!
Ah, October, the magical time of the year where the burning colors of changing leaves grace the horizon. Many people make a pilgrimage up north throughout this month for some ‘leaf peeping’, but we think it’s also...» Read More!
OTTBs are in the spotlight this week as the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover takes over the Kentucky Horse Park. If you’ve checked out EN’s Quick and Easy Guide to the Thoroughbred Makeover, then you...» Read More!
How great was it to see Lynn Symansky and American-bred OTTB posterhorse Donner right up there at the top of the Burghley leaderboard earlier this month? The pair placed 6th, yet another feather in the...» Read More!
In the market for a new ride? OK, we know you came here to window shop OTTBs, but let’s start with a different sort of ride: a 1989 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur. Retired Racehorse Project and...» Read More!
The Third Annual New Vocations All-Thoroughbred Charity Horse Show is all set to take place in the Kentucky Horse Park’s Walnut Arena and Rolex Stadium this Friday through Sunday, Sept. 8-10. In addition to two...» Read More!
Earlier this year New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program partnered with the United States Pony Clubs, Inc. to launch an exciting educational opportunity: the New Vocations Pony Club Challenge....» Read More!
Maryland sits conveniently in the heart of Area II, and there are heaps of superstars waiting to take on their next career. From those who raced at Laurel Park to Pimlico, here’s our Weekly OTTB...» Read More!
We’re all a little crazy for chrome around here! If you turn into that heart-eyed emoji when you see some super fancy socks, you’ll love this week’s OTTB wishlist from Cosequin. Make a statement with...» Read More!
This week’s batch of wish-worthy OTTBs all hail from the New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program. Founded in 1992, New Vocations’ mission is to offer retiring racehorses a safe haven, rehabilitation...» Read More!
All three of this week’s wish-worthy OTTBs hail from CANTER Colorado and are located at Arapahoe Park. Come and get ’em, EN! Ruben’s Pride (Proud Irish – Cyndi, by Diazo): 2009 16-hand New Mexico bred gelding Get ready to...» Read More!
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!