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Last Call To Register For Rankin Open House

Last Call To Register For Rankin Open House

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, horse-racing, horse-shows-clinics

It’s not too late to register for the Open House event at Beth and Tom Rankin’s Standardbred Breeding Farm this Saturday, May 25.

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Ballard Back on Top in $38,700 FEI 1.45m Jump-off presented by Fidelity Investments at 2024 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows

Ballard Back on Top in $38,700 FEI 1.45m Jump-off presented by Fidelity Investments at 2024 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows

Posted in English riding, Equestrian News, Home Page articles, horse-shows-clinics

North Salem, NY – May 18, 2024 – Canada’s Erynn Ballard returned to the winner’s circle at the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows on Saturday, finishing in first and second place in the $38,700 FEI 1.45m Jump-off presented by Fidelity Investments. She stopped the clock on the winning time of 35.61 seconds with Ginger Ask and followed closely behind in 36.17 seconds with Coconet.

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Marie Messier Masters Season Opener at Wesley Clover Parks

Marie Messier Masters Season Opener at Wesley Clover Parks

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Ottawa, Ontario – Marie Messier kicked off the 2024 show jumping season at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON, by winning the $15,000 Julia MacAngus Memorial Grand Prix on Saturday, May 18.

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Motorists, farmers urged to heed road safety this holiday weekend

Motorists, farmers urged to heed road safety this holiday weekend

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, horse-shows-clinics

The upcoming Victoria Day holiday means a lot of Ontarians will be hitting the road for weekend activities, including cottage getaways and visits to key tourist areas.

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Had to Be Ivory Rolls and Summer Retreat Makes History

Had to Be Ivory Rolls and Summer Retreat Makes History

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, horse-racing

AJAX DOWNS, MAY 15, 2024 - Champion HAD TO BE IVORY proved that age is just a number as the 9-year-old returned from a seven-month vacation and rolled to an easy win in the 11th Norman Picov Maturity at Ajax Downs on Wednesday.

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Canada’s Team Named For CSIO3* Kronenberg Nations Cup

Canada’s Team Named For CSIO3* Kronenberg Nations Cup

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Ottawa, ON, May 3, 2024 – Team Canada is heading to the Netherlands! Equestrian Canada is pleased to announce the athletes who will represent the maple leaf in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Netherlands CSIO3*, May 16-19 in Kronenberg, NED. The competition will take place at the Peelbergen Equestrian Centre.

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The Quarter Horses are Back at Ajax Downs

The Quarter Horses are Back at Ajax Downs

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AJAX DOWNS, MAY 7, 2024 - Hold on to your hats, the Quarter Horses are back! AJAX DOWNS opens its 55th racing season on Wednesday, May 8 with its first of 25 racing dates at the popular fan-friendly racetrack. First race post time on opening day is 1:30 p.m. and racing will be held each Wednesday except for the 'special event' Sundays each month in the summer and Thanksgiving Monday, October 14.

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Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame welcomes new President and Directors

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame welcomes new President and Directors

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, horse-racing

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the election of Bill Ford as President for 2024. Mr. Ford, an executive with Woodbine Entertainment since 2011, and currently their Chief Racing Officer and General Counsel, has been a Director of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame for the past two years representing Racetracks Canada.

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Smiles and cheers as Ajax Downs opens 2024 season

Smiles and cheers as Ajax Downs opens 2024 season

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AJAX DOWNS, MAY 8, 2024 - In front of a big crowd of enthusiastic racing fans, the fast filly A RUSHN LILY sped to victory in the first race of the 2024 Quarter Horse season at Ajax Downs on Wednesday.  Owned by the relatively new Five Fillies Stable including trainer Chantelle Bourgeois, A Rushn Lily sped away from heavily favoured General Skywalker, to win the curtain raiser by a length under jockey Cassandra Jeschke.

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Meet The Mares and Foals at Rankin’s Open House

Meet The Mares and Foals at Rankin’s Open House

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, horse-racing, horse-shows-clinics

Standardbred breeders Beth and Tom Rankin will be sharing their love of horses by welcoming area residents to their St. Catharines, Ont. breeding farm Open House for the second consecutive year.   This event takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25.

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