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OEEEP Opening Doors to Careers in the Horse Industry

OEEEP Opening Doors to Careers in the Horse Industry

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Wandering around Can-Am at Ancaster Fairgrounds is a great way to gear up for a summer of enjoying all the horse industry has to offer.  Amongst all the shopping and wonderful educational clinics stood a booth offering an amazing opportunity to enter the horse industry as a career.

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Trio Claim Victory in the Greatest Test of Horsemanship and Survival Skill on Earth

Trio Claim Victory in the Greatest Test of Horsemanship and Survival Skill on Earth

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Imagine yourself thundering deep into the wilds of Patagonia on horseback. Atop an incredible Argentine steed, you’re navigating across some of the wildest terrain on Earth attempting to win the toughest and most unique equine challenge in history…this is the Gaucho Derby.

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Announcing Jenna MacDonell as the new Grand River Raceway Manager

Announcing Jenna MacDonell as the new Grand River Raceway Manager

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Guelph, ON Mar, 6, 2024 - Learning healthy habits early makes biosecurity second nature and that is why Equine Guelph is offering their Sickness Prevention in Horses  short online course on TheHorsePortal.ca FREE to teenagers (14 – 17). The March 18 – 29 offering of this course will be open to the grass roots of the equine industry so they can learn good habits to keep horses from getting sick.

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SNOW MOOSE voted 2023 Ajax Downs' Horse of the Year at Quarter Racing Owners Banquet

SNOW MOOSE voted 2023 Ajax Downs' Horse of the Year at Quarter Racing Owners Banquet

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AJAX DOWNS, FEBRUARY 26, 2024 - The popular grey Ontario-bred SNOW MOOSE took the highest honour, Horse of the Year, at the Quarter Racing Owners Of Ontario's annual Awards Banquet on February 24.

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Post-Pandemic Horse Racing Economic Impact Survey 

Post-Pandemic Horse Racing Economic Impact Survey 

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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

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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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One Of Canada’s Foremost Entertainment Journalists, Bill Welychka, Writes Of His Exciting Life & Career In His Autobiography “A Happy Has-Been”

One Of Canada’s Foremost Entertainment Journalists, Bill Welychka, Writes Of His Exciting Life & Career In His Autobiography “A Happy Has-Been”

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If ever there was a happy and contented has-been it’s former MuchMusic veejay, popular host of multiple music specials featuring interviews with the biggest stars imaginable, MuchMoreMusic’s leading on-air personality, radio jock and all-round music renaissance man, BILL WELYCHKA.

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Sugarmans Delight Wins For His Sire 'Perry'

Sugarmans Delight Wins For His Sire 'Perry'

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AJAX DOWNS, OCTOBER 31, 2023 -  It was fitting that the final race of the 2023 Quarter Horse season at Ajax Downs was won by the remarkable old-timer SUGARMANS DELIGHT, who was taking his 17th career win at the spry age of 10. Sugarmans Delight is a son of one of Canada's most influential Quarter Horse stallions, SUGARMAN PERRY, who was recently retired from stud duty by Joe and Christine Tavares of Enniskillen, ON

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Hawkin the Straw Takes Futurity, Brian Bell Wins Leading Jockey and first Battle of the Breeds is a Hit!

Hawkin the Straw Takes Futurity, Brian Bell Wins Leading Jockey and first Battle of the Breeds is a Hit!

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AJAX DOWNS, OCTOBER 25, 2023 - The 25th and final day of the 2023 Quarter Horse season at Ajax Downs was packed with drama and excitement throughout the afternoon. 

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Come out to Ajax Downs' closing day, Oct. 25, to see Quarter Horses take on Thoroughbreds

Come out to Ajax Downs' closing day, Oct. 25, to see Quarter Horses take on Thoroughbreds

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AJAX DOWNS, OCTOBER 24, 2023 - The 2023 Ajax Downs' Quarter Horse season is going out with a bang on Wednesday, October 25 with a huge 11-race card that includes the $76,680 Alex Picov Memorial Futurity, the richest race for 2-year-olds in the country and the first-ever BATTLE OF THE BREEDS race at the track, pitting Quarter Horses against Thoroughbreds.

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