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Ontario Racing announces new Ontario Sired Thoroughbred stakes series for 2021 at Woodbine and Fort Erie

Ontario Racing announces new Ontario Sired Thoroughbred stakes series for 2021 at Woodbine and Fort Erie

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

Commencing on July 30, 2021, and offering three $80,000 preliminary legs per race, per division, to be contested at various distances and over four surfaces – Woodbine’s Tapeta, E.P. Taylor Turf Course, and Inner Turf Course, and Fort Erie’s main dirt track – the Heritage Series will conclude with a pair of $100,000 finals for both divisions on November 19 at Woodbine Racetrack (see schedule below).

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Update: Cancellation Of The FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final

Update: Cancellation Of The FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final

Posted in Home Page articles, Dressage, Equestrian News

The Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) has imposed a further two-week extension of the shutdown of all international events in mainland Europe until April 11, 2021, due to the ongoing outbreak of the neurological form of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1).

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Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu And All In To Represent Canada At The FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final

Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu And All In To Represent Canada At The FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu and her trusted partner, All In (Tango x Damiro), have accepted an invitation to compete in the FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final, to be held in Gothenburg, SWE, from March 31-April 5, 2021.

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Update on Strangles Cases — Shamrock Training Centre

Update on Strangles Cases — Shamrock Training Centre

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-racing, horse-health

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has reviewed the results of the testing of horses for Strangles this week in the affected barn at the Shamrock Training Centre.

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Equestrian Management Group Assets Acquired by Angelstone Events

Equestrian Management Group Assets Acquired by Angelstone Events

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

Equestrian Management Group (EMG) has entered into an agreement that will see the management of the Caledon Equestrian Park in Caledon, ON, turned over to Angelstone Events.

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Two cases of EHM at facilities in the Regional Municipalities of Peel and Niagara

Two cases of EHM at facilities in the Regional Municipalities of Peel and Niagara

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

On February 16 and 17, 2021 the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of two confirmed cases of equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM) caused by equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) infection at equine facilities in the Regional Municipalities of Peel and Niagara.

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Ontario Racing Joins Woodbine Entertainment’s Support for Legalization of Single Event Sports Wagering

Ontario Racing Joins Woodbine Entertainment’s Support for Legalization of Single Event Sports Wagering

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

Ontario Racing announced today that it is aligned with Woodbine Entertainment in its support for the legalization of single sports wagering, and confidence that Canada’s horse racing industry, and the over 50,000 jobs its supports, will be protected.

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Report of Strangles Case — Shamrock Training Centre

Report of Strangles Case — Shamrock Training Centre

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

 The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) was informed a Standardbred race horse that had travelled from Red Shores Racetrack in PEI on Sunday February 14, 2021 with four other horses has tested positive for strangles. The race horse is in isolation at another property as of Tuesday February 16, 2021.

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Introducing Large Animal Emergency Rescue Webinars

Introducing Large Animal Emergency Rescue Webinars

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

In today’s society, responding to incidents involving animals is both an expectation and an acknowledgement that such incidents will likely involve people putting themselves and others at risk. All large animal incidents regardless of cause or scope, present a risk of injury to responders.

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Series Article 4

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Series Article 4

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

I’ve done my fair share of starting two-year-olds, and I enjoy it, but I prefer working with them when they have at least 30 – 60 days of riding on them. No one trainer can be excellent across every requirement for a horse, so I send my client’s coming two-year-olds out to a professional who excels in this area. In my view, sending a two-year-old to a reputable professional is the best first education you could give your youngster. To quote Will Rogers “You never get a second chance to make ...

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