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A Cowboy Farewell to Don Nye

A Cowboy Farewell to Don Nye

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles

Another cowboy has left us, to be greeted around the campfire by all the other cowboys who passed before him. After a long fight with cancer, Don Nye passed away peacefully on December 17, 2023, in his 91st year.

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Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week’s Horse Day Wrap-Up

Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week’s Horse Day Wrap-Up

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

Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week Horse Day has wrapped up for another year! Held on Sunday January 7th at the Elmwood Community Centre, it was a strong gathering of horse enthusiasts and industry personnel with live presentations throughout the day, an active tradeshow and recorded content on-going for the next month. What a wonderful opportunity for learning, and a great way to kick off the new year!

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2024 - The Winter of the Hay Belly

2024 - The Winter of the Hay Belly

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

My horse looks fat! But when I check his Body Condition Score, he is under 6: I can easily feel his ribs and there are little to no fat deposits along his neck, withers, shoulders, back or tail head. 

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Pro And Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 22

Pro And Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 22

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

Jen: As a coach the very first question I ask someone who comes to me as a potential client is: “What are your goals?” I listen in to what they are telling me; I want to hear both their short and long-term goals. If they don’t articulate them, then I ask them specifically. Oftentimes, people don’t think short or long term and have a vague idea of what they want. 

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Post-Pandemic Horse Racing Economic Impact Survey 

Post-Pandemic Horse Racing Economic Impact Survey 

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

Thank you for taking the time to participate in the post-pandemic horse racing economic impact study. Your input, through this survey, will help ensure that the study captures a diverse range of data that accurately reflects the industry’s economic footprint.

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Ontario Bred SNOW MOOSE voted AQHA Canadian Champion

Ontario Bred SNOW MOOSE voted AQHA Canadian Champion

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

AJAX DOWNS, January 18, 2024 -  The popular grey gelding SNOW MOOSE, one of Ajax Downs' top Quarter Horses of 2023, was voted Canadian Champion at the American Quarter Horse Association's annual Racing Champions Awards on January 17 at Heritage Place Sale Company in Oklahoma City, OK.

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Free Youth Course on the Language of Horses

Free Youth Course on the Language of Horses

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

Guelph, ON Jan. 4, 2023 - Horses are masters at picking up on our body language but how good are we at picking up on theirs? Discover the fascinating body language of horses with youth from all over the world! Students from all over Canada and as far away as Australia, New Zealand, Italy and the United Kingdom have participated in Equine Guelph’s Horse Behaviour & Safety self-paced, online course on TheHorsePortal.ca.

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Obituary - Lenord Herbert

Obituary - Lenord Herbert "Joe" Jarvis

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It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Lenord Herbert (Joe) Jarvis. Life partner to  Valerie Love.  Beloved Dad to Jennifer O’Neil and Janet Martin (Steve), lovingly remembered by their mother Shirley Jarvis. Cherished Papa to Eric (Taylor), Austin (Jammie) and Josh. Dear step dad to Jamie and Tammy Love. Survived by his best friend and brother Ralph (Doris) Jarvis. Predeceased by his siblings Dorothy Pierson, Doris Willits, Marj Grant, and Bill Jarvis. Remembered by his many ni...

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Young Amputee Gets Special Gift

Young Amputee Gets Special Gift

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Elora Klassen, a thirteen-year-old from Manitou, Manitoba was excited to receive a new gift that will help her stay active and enjoy her favorite pastime.

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Obituary - Donald (Don) Louis Nye

Obituary - Donald (Don) Louis Nye

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles

Another Cowboy rides off into the Sunset, to be greeted at the Pearly Gates by all the other Cowboys who passed before him. After a long fight with Cancer, Don passed away peacefully at BGH, in his 91st year.

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