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Steel City Spin A Success

Steel City Spin A Success

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

Wow, what an amazing show Steel City Spin was! We had an incredible time, according to feedback so did everyone else – the turnout of competitors and people who came to watch was awesome, our commentator said it was the most attended turnout at a Reining show he’d seen in years.

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Carneros Caps Huge Day at Ajax Downs for Kwiecien, Pascoe, and Bell

Carneros Caps Huge Day at Ajax Downs for Kwiecien, Pascoe, and Bell

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

Solidifying his reign as the top short distance Quarter Horse in the country, CARNEROS powered to a half-length victory in the $19,870 QROOI Sprint Series, #2 at Ajax Downs on June 29. The 7-year-old gelding's victory in the 220-yard feature race on the nine-race card was the fourth win of the day for his trainer Jason Pascoe of Pontypool, ON, and third winner for owner Milena Kwiecien of Burlington and third for veteran jockey Brian Bell of Lindsay.

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Beyond the Wither Tracing Part 2

Beyond the Wither Tracing Part 2

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

How often should you and your horse get your saddle fit? At minimum, you want to have your saddles checked at least annually as basic maintenance however, twice a year is my general recommendation.

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67 individual Stallions set to be represented at Canada’s Premier Yearling Sale

67 individual Stallions set to be represented at Canada’s Premier Yearling Sale

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

The upcoming Canadian Premier Yearling Sale, August 31, 2022, being held at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion, Toronto, Ontario has attracted over 200 yearling entries.

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Eric Lamaze’s Chacco Kid Retired from Competition

Eric Lamaze’s Chacco Kid Retired from Competition

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

Eric Lamaze has announced the retirement of Chacco Kid from competition. The 16-year-old chestnut Oldenburg gelding (Chacco Blue x Come On) sustained an injury while competing in the 1.50m ATB Cup on Sunday, June 21, at the Spruce Meadows ‘National’ tournament in Calgary, AB.

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LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society to Hold Open House Saturday, July 9th

LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society to Hold Open House Saturday, July 9th

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LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society, a registered charity mandated to provide a dignified retirement from racing for Ontario's thoroughbreds, is excited to announce that there will be an Open House held at our Hillsburgh farm on Saturday, July 9th, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00p.m., after a pandemic-forced hiatus of three years.

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Steel City Spin Sponsors

Steel City Spin Sponsors

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

Without our wonderful sponsors, there are no shows! Thank You to all our Sponsors

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Ancaster’s “Blame It On My Roots” Gala is a Blast!

Ancaster’s “Blame It On My Roots” Gala is a Blast!

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The Ancaster Agricultural Society celebrated the Grand Opening of the Agricultural Event Center with their “Blame It On My Roots” Gala on May 28th. 650 guests enjoyed Hors d’oeuvres, dinner, entertainment, live music, swag and prizes in the new 75,000 sqft facility.

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THE BBC: A century on the air. By David Hendy

THE BBC: A century on the air. By David Hendy

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, Reviews

Like so many of us “of a certain age” our first memories of entertainment come from children’s programming on the BBC radio, then TV. When I first heard of this historical recounting of the British Broadcasting Corporation story by David Hendy, I knew if would be a big book (it is, coming in at 610 pages plus numerous index and reference pages) and I knew full well I would be transported back to the early 50s when my favourite kiddie’s program on BBC tv was the puppet character Muffin the Mu...

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Young Jockey Kerr Rides First Winner at Ajax Downs

Young Jockey Kerr Rides First Winner at Ajax Downs

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Jockey CHEYENNE KERR celebrated her 20th birthday in the best way with her first victory as a jockey in the sixth race at Ajax Downs on Wednesday, June 8.

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