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This Bids For You was adopted and returned so often that CANTER Mid Atlantic's Allie Conrad began to think he'd never find a home. Photo by Allie Conrad

‘Boomerang horse’ finally finds a home

For the longest time, the full-bodied chestnut gelding with superstar looks couldn’t catch a break. Even on his first day of retirement from racing, the lovely animal was nearly killed in an automobile accident en route to CANTER Mid Atlantic, says executive director Allie Conrad. “We got him in 2006 or 2007 and on the way, his trailer got T-boned by an elderly gentleman,” she says. “The trailer and truck were totaled, and Bid was brought out through a side door for people. He was fine, a little banged up, and upset.” So with that as a start in his […]