Linda Doering and horse Damascus were two of the many participants of the Canter for the Cure. Saturday May 10, 2014, was the first ever Canter for the Cure. It was held at the famous Pimlico Race Track, home of the Preakness . Damascus is shown with pink and white bows on her hoof and muzzle. Damascus including other horses and ponies were saddled in pink displaying Maryland Saddlery and Canter for the Cure. Horses and ponies with their owners were cantering on the race track so to raise money to fight breast cancer. There were approximately 200 riders participating in the Canter for the Cure. Maryland Saddlery was one of the sponsors. Cost to canter a horse around the Pimlico Race track was $50 and $25 for ponies, said Linda Doering. The first ride began at 6:00 AM and the last ride was at 10:00 AM. There was free food and free public admission. All proceeds will be donated to the Susan G. Komen of Maryland to assist in the fight to cure breast cancer.
May 15, 2014