Ontario Racing Delivers Stranded Standardbred Purse Funds to Industry

Jul 27, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

Ontario Racing (OR) is pleased to announce that it will distribute $2.5 million in stranded Standardbred purse funds to support Standardbred purse enhancements and supplements.
Beginning in the 2017 racing season, the money will directly support Standardbred track purses, the area of racing in which most participants earn their living. This is consistent with direction from [...]

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2017 International Bromont: an unprecedented number of international riders

Jul 26, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

Bromont, July 26, 2017 – The International Bromont begins its 42nd edition today at the Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park. The event will present a programme unique to Quebec, culminating with the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Bromont on Sunday, August 6, 2017.
Partners who are involved
“We are very happy to count on our partners’ support, which [...]

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Nature Reigns in Iceland

Jul 25, 2017 Comments Off

“Riding and Relaxing” in Iceland on Horseback
By Kim Logue
The Icelandic horse, in Iceland, is usually left wild, living outside in a herd, until about age four.  So they learn to find their own footing and their own way to survive and thrive, at the edge of the Arctic Circle. They roam a volcanically active hotspot, [...]

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Ontario Racing Leadership Announcement

Jul 25, 2017 Comments Off

Ontario Racing’s Executive Director, Rob Cook, has announced his resignation from the association, effective August 7, 2017.
Ontario Racing’s Chair Hugh Mitchell wished Mr. Cook the very best for his future and expressed gratitude on behalf of OR’s board for Mr. Cook’s significant contributions in leading the organization during its development over the past year.
“Under Rob [...]

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RCMP Musical Ride Performing at Mohawk Racetrack Aug 1 & 2nd

Jul 25, 2017 Comments Off

[Destination Campbellville Community Association in partnership with Woodbine Entertainment Group/Campbellville] – [July 20, 2017] – The RCMP Musical Ride is coming to Campbellville in a few short weeks! On August 1st and August 2nd, you’re invited to see the world-renowned RCMP troop of 32 Mounties and their horses perform at Mohawk Racetrack in celebration of [...]

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Off-the-Track Thoroughbred Tops Open Jumpers at Ottawa National Horse Show

Jul 13, 2017 Comments Off

Ottawa, Ontario – Camille Ostiguy Duplain of Montreal, QC, topped a competitive field to win the 1.25m Open Jumper speed competition on Thursday, July 13, at the Ottawa National Horse Show at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON.
Duplain earned the win aboard Run Forrest Run, a 12-year-old Thoroughbred and former racehorse that she purchased off [...]

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Ottawa Horse Show Highlights

Jul 11, 2017 Comments Off

Show Jumping Returns to the Nation’s Capital for Two Weeks of Back-to-Back Action
Ottawa, Ontario – Two weeks of show jumping competition gets underway with the Ottawa National and CSI3* Ottawa International Horse Shows opening on Wednesday, July 12, at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON.  The Ottawa National Horse Show runs daily July 12 to [...]

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Introducing “True Grit” Equine Educational Tour

Jul 11, 2017 Comments Off

By Russ Krachun Kozak Horsemanship
The meaning of “True Grit” is to stick to your goals despite numerous issues, problems, setbacks and failures.  True Grit describes a person with firmness of mind, powerful motivation and unyielding courage, a person who has the ability to overcome obstacles and challenges in order to achieve results, accomplishments and reach [...]

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Equine Infectious Anemia in Canada Discussed in Upcoming Webinar

Jul 06, 2017 Comments Off

Ames, Iowa (July 6, 2017) – GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) is hosting a free webinar, Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in Canada, on Thursday, July 20 at 11:00 a.m. CDT for veterinarians, diagnostic laboratories and horse owners who want more information about EIA compliance and management.
Join industry experts for an overview and discussion about EIA in Canada, the [...]

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Inaugural Hollyfest Celebrates Country Lifestyle With Festive Flair

Jul 03, 2017 Comments Off

Caledon, ON. From gourmet food and drink, to unique artisan gifts and crafts, to home décor and fashion, the very best of country lifestyle will be showcased in seasonal style at HollyFest November 3 to 5, 2017.
Held at the Caledon Community Complex in the Heart of Headwaters Horse Country, the inaugural HollyFest is all about [...]

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