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Blue Ribbon Days Percherons Named $25,000 Six-Horse Draft Champions at Toronto’s Royal Horse Show

Nov 14, 2017 No Comments by Admin

Toronto, Ontario – The horses of Blue Ribbon Days Percherons, owned by the Albert Cleve and Jim Day families and driven by Dean Woodbury, won the $25,000 Royal Six-Horse Draft Championship on Saturday, November 11, at the Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 95th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON.
The $25,000 Royal [...]

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Hardin Towell Claims Thrilling Victory in $87,000 GroupBy Big Ben Challenge to Close 95th Royal Horse Show

Nov 14, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

Toronto, Ontario – Hardin Towell of the United States claimed a thrilling victory in the $87,000 GroupBy Big Ben Challenge on Saturday night, November 11, to close out the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 95th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in downtown Toronto, ON.
A sold-out crowd of more than 6,000 spectators packed [...]

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Megan Lane Wins Second Consecutive $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup

Nov 11, 2017 Comments Off

Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Olympian Megan Lane of Collingwood, ON, won the $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup, presented by Butternut Ridge, for the second year in a row on Thursday, November 9, at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON.
Lane and her long-time mount, Caravella, defended their title by performing the same freestyle routine [...]

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Beezie Madden Claims Brickenden Trophy at Toronto’s Royal Horse Show

Nov 10, 2017 Comments Off

Toronto, Ontario – Four-time U.S. Olympic medalist Beezie Madden won the $35,000 Brickenden Trophy on Thursday, November 9, at the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 95th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair running through November 13 in downtown Toronto, ON.
Madden of Cazenovia, NY, was the one to beat in a 15-horse jump-off over [...]

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Kent Farrington Reigns in $150,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Toronto at Royal Horse Show

Nov 09, 2017 Comments Off

Toronto, Ontario – Kent Farrington of the United States won the $150,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Toronto on Wednesday night, November 8, at the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 95th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair running through November 13 in Toronto, ON.
Having finished runner-up in last year’s Longines FEI World Cup™ [...]

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Erynn Ballard is Best in $25,000 Knightwood Hunter Derby

Nov 09, 2017 Comments Off

Toronto, Ontario – Erynn Ballard of Tottenham, ON, and Enchanted won the $25,000 Knightwood Hunter Derby on Tuesday, November 7, at the Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 95th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON.
Ballard and Enchanted, a six-year-old mare owned by Christel Weller, entered the Ricoh Coliseum as the penultimate entry. [...]

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Inside Shelley Peterson’s Novels and Christmas At Saddle Creek

Nov 09, 2017 Comments Off

By Kelly Bowers
Canadian Shelley Peterson and her husband David run Fox Ridge Stables in Caledon, ON which is home to over 20 horses.  Shelley wears many hats as the mother of 3 adults and grandmother of  4 young grandsons, as wife, actress, stable owner, and businesswoman.  She is also the best-selling author of eight novels [...]

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The Rider Recommends: Christmas Gifts For The Booklover

Nov 07, 2017 Comments Off

NO REMEDY FOR LOVE
A memoir by Liona Boyd
Dundurn Press (248 pages) $35.00 hardcover
She released her first memoir, In My Own Key, in 1998 which thrilled fans and became a bestseller; now Canada’s classical guitar icon, LIONA BOYD, strikes all the right chords once again with her recently published 2nd memoir, No Remedy for Love. The [...]

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Amy Millar Claims First Canadian Show Jumping Championship Title at Toronto’s Royal Horse Show

Nov 06, 2017 Comments Off

Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Olympian Amy Millar of Perth, ON, claimed her first Canadian Show Jumping Championship title on Saturday night, November 4, at the Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 95th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON.
Sitting third following Friday’s opening round of competition with 1.25 penalties, Millar returned for a [...]

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Hop in to EquiMania! at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair!

Nov 03, 2017 Comments Off

EquiMania! is sure to be hopping with fun new activities for Royal Agricultural Winter Fair visitors this November 3 – 12!  Equimaniacs can expect to don the ever-popular horse hats while learning all about horses in an interactive way.  New this year, is a hopscotch game encouraging kids to Stop, Think and Act, making good [...]

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