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Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred ExRacehorses (CANTER)

EIN: 38-3483606
Founded: 1997
8619 Edgewood Park Drive
Commerce Township MI 48382
Last Updated 2016-06-09

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Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation):  Horse Welfare

Our organization operates programs involved with horse rescue, foster care, rehabilitation, adoption and/or retirement.

Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
CANTER provides new careers and homes for non winning Thoroughbred racehorses by providing Vet and Farrier care, rehabilitation and retraining. CANTER also provides surgery to repair racetrack injuries. This program with University Veterinary Colleges also benefits veterinary students who receive advanced education by assisting with surgery preparation, anesthesia, arthroscopic surgery,

Volunteer Opportunities

Excel Lists
Do you "EXCEL"? CANTER can use your talents! Please contact CANTER.

Are you creative and have the ability to create a seasonal Newsletter that can be mailed and/or emailed to CANTER lists? Please contact us!

CANTER is an ALL-volunteer 501c3 organization. If you have good fundraising ideas we want to hear from you!

Do you enjoy drawing or painting horses? CANTER uses original artwork donated by volunteers to make Holiday Cards, Thank you cards, Posters, etc.
Give your Equine Art the exposure it deserves! Contact us.

Wish List Items

Blankets, Rain Sheets needed for Thoroughbred ex-racehorses, most over 16 hands now in rehabilitation and retraining. You can ship to CANTER's training facility. CANTER will send you a donation receipt!

Silent Auction Items
Silent auction items of equine art, vacation condos, equine jewelry, equine sculptures, gift certificates,.. any and all donated items for silent auctions appreciated. You can send items to CANTER's corporate address in Commerce Township, Michigan. A donation receipt will be mailed to you, along with our thanks!

Halters, Lead Lines, Measuring Stick
Halters, Lead Lines can help in training CANTER thoroughbred ex-racehorses to learn new careers. Measuring stick needed to measure height of incoming horses. Donations greatly appreciated! You can send to CANTER's training facility in New Hudson, Michigan. CANTER will send you a donation receipt!

Grain And Nutrients
CANTER thoroughbreds can always use donations of grain and nutrients. You can ship to CANTER's training facility in New Hudson, Michigan. CANTER will send you a donation receipt.