CANTER Mid-Atlantic Online Auction Fundraiser Begins Aug. 14

CANTER Mid-Atlantic’s (CMA) online auction fundraiser is back, and bidding starts Aug. 14 and runs through Aug. 21. Proceeds from the event go directly to the care and training of ex-racehorses that have been donated to CMA. Graduates of the CMA re-training program—evaluated for soundness, suitability, and athleticism—have found successful careers in eventing, fox hunting, show jumping, dressage, and more.

Items up for bid will include:

  • Lessons with U.S. Olympic team eventing riders;
  • Lesson with former U.S. Olympic team dressage rider and Fédération Equestre Internationale “O” judge, Linda Zang;
  • Lessons with Grand Prix jumper and hunter riders and trainers;
  • A private Rolex Stadium show jumping course walk;
  • Veterinary services;
  • Photography and videography services;
  • Sagamore Racing hoodie and cap;
  • Shamrock Farm tour; and
  • Other equestrian merchandise, and more.

Additionally, there are many more items, even for those without a horse including haircuts and facials, homemade soaps, homemade brownies, artwork, jewelry, and more.

“We are overjoyed at the support we have received for the work we do to transition ex-racehorses into new careers,” said Allie Conrad executive director, CANTER Mid-Atlantic. “Thoroughbred racehorses are amazing animals and it’s through donations and fundraisers such as our online auction that give us the critical funds we need to keep the program going.”

Additional information on the auction can be found at

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