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Equine Artist Michelle Hogan Shares Horse Portraits With Art Lovers As Well As Harness Racing Fans

Equine Artist Michelle Hogan Shares Horse Portraits With Art Lovers As Well As Harness Racing Fans

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The Rider recently spoke with equine artist and harness racing professional MICHELLE HOGAN who shared her love of the sport with our Glenda Fordham. This multi-talented equine professional shared her thoughts and artistic process….

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The Triple Crown Draft Classic Coming This Fall

The Triple Crown Draft Classic Coming This Fall

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

The Triple Crown Draft Classic is set to become the greatest draft horse show to come to Ontario. Taking place October 28-30th at the Ancaster Fairgrounds, the show with feature the triple crown of the draft horse breeds; Belgians, Clydesdales/Shires, and Percherons. Get set to hear the rumbling of the one-ton horses as they compete in patent leather and chrome for champion titles. A full weekend of fun and excitement for the whole family to enjoy.

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Horse Day returns to Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week

Horse Day returns to Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, Reviews

Recently opened in Canadian cinemas, the equine-themed feature-length documentary, THE LONG RIDER (Mythic Productions - 96 minutes) follows a young horseman’s journey from Canada, through the continental United States, Mexico, Central America then into South America on his way to his country of birth, Brazil.

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The Rider Recommends: The Long Rider

The Rider Recommends: The Long Rider

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, Reviews

Recently opened in Canadian cinemas, the equine-themed feature-length documentary, THE LONG RIDER (Mythic Productions - 96 minutes) follows a young horseman’s journey from Canada, through the continental United States, Mexico, Central America then into South America on his way to his country of birth, Brazil.

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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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Ottawa’s Therapeutic Riding Giving Tuesday Campaign

Ottawa’s Therapeutic Riding Giving Tuesday Campaign

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Ottawa-Carleton’s sole CanTRA-accredited therapeutic riding stable will again join the global giving movement, “Giving Tuesday,” on November 30th, asking donors to give the gift of therapy.

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New Product Simplifies The Task Of Fence Rail Installation

New Product Simplifies The Task Of Fence Rail Installation

Posted in Equestrian News, Reviews

Owner, Kristen Fritz, created RailFast™ after years of struggling to install and maintain post & rail fencing on her farm in British Columbia. “I was on my own, no farmhand or financial resources to hire help. I thought, I can’t be the only one out there that needs a tool to hold my rails in place for easy installation.”

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“Dream Horse” Is A Dream Movie For The Whole Family

“Dream Horse” Is A Dream Movie For The Whole Family

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

In cinemas across Canada now, and available from your favourite streaming platforms in September, Dream Horse is a classic story of triumph against adversity. It’s a tale of how one woman strives to make her own dream a reality in a place where hope is thin on the ground.

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Ontario recording star & military veteran shares his message of hope and understanding with new single, “PTSD”

Ontario recording star & military veteran shares his message of hope and understanding with new single, “PTSD”

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GRAHAM TRUDE is an award-winning Ontario-based singer/songwriter who recently released his new single titled “PTSD”.

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THE JAGGED CIRCLE by Shelley Peterson

THE JAGGED CIRCLE by Shelley Peterson

Posted in English riding, Equestrian News, Home Page articles, Reviews

Author Shelley Peterson has written eight previous beautifully crafted novels targeting the young adult readership and focuses on horse-lovers and adventures with their 4-legged best friends. With this latest book, Shelley hopes she will soon be able to meet-n-greet her fans as the province opens up after 16 months of Covid lockdown. We’ll let you know when Shelley appears for readings and book-signings at a bookshop or tack shop near you. The Rider asked Shelley a few questions about her bo...

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