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COVID-19 Focuses Attention on Biosecurity

COVID-19 Focuses Attention on Biosecurity

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

As a 34-year veteran farrier based in Waterdown, he’s trimming fewer horses under tighter biosecurity measures, but he still wakes up with a smile every day, knowing that he’s doing a job he loves.

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51st season of Ajax Downs Quarter Horse Racing Set for June 10

51st season of Ajax Downs Quarter Horse Racing Set for June 10

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

The fastest horses in the land will be back in action at Ajax Downs on Wednesday June 10, 2020, opening day of the 21-card Quarter Horse racing season. Racing will be held each Wednesday through the summer with a post time of 12:55 p.m.

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Coping With COVID-19

Coping With COVID-19

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

The nature of the horse industry will allow it to open up more quickly than other sports or hobbies. Social distancing is easy on a horse. For many, time with their horse is just that, alone, but for others who enjoy the social aspect of barn life, adjustments will need to be made. In the May issue we’ve got some stories from people who have taken up the challenge. We will be featuring these stories here on our website each day this week.

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Notice to the Industry: Containment measures continue to appear successful at containing EHV-1 at Woodbine Racetrack

Notice to the Industry: Containment measures continue to appear successful at containing EHV-1 at Woodbine Racetrack

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

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) announced that the results of two days of additional testing indicate that containment and mitigation measures are working to contain the neuropathogeniclogical form of EHV-1 to a single barn at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Equestrian Canada Announces Return To Competition Guidelines For Sport Horses

Equestrian Canada Announces Return To Competition Guidelines For Sport Horses

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

Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Return to Competition Guidelines for the Sport Horse Following a Break in Training Due to COVID-19

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Notice to the Industry: Latest testing results suggest containment measures working to contain EHV-1 at Woodbine Racetrack

Notice to the Industry: Latest testing results suggest containment measures working to contain EHV-1 at Woodbine Racetrack

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

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) announced that the results of two days of additional testing indicate that containment and mitigation measures are working to contain the neuropathogeniclogical form of EHV-1 to a single barn at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Jump Canada Hall of Fame Gala Cancelled for 2020

Jump Canada Hall of Fame Gala Cancelled for 2020

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

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, the 2020 edition of the Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, has been cancelled.

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Notice to the Industry: 20 Confirmed Cases of EHV-1 at Woodbine Racetrack

Notice to the Industry: 20 Confirmed Cases of EHV-1 at Woodbine Racetrack

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

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) continues to monitor cases of the neurotropic strain of EHV-1 present at Woodbine Racetrack. On May 17, the AGCO reported two thoroughbred horses that resided in Barn 12 at Woodbine had tested positive for the disease, and ordered a number of measures be put in place to address the situation.

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Notice to the Industry: Confirmed Cases of EHV-1 at Woodbine Racetrack

Notice to the Industry: Confirmed Cases of EHV-1 at Woodbine Racetrack

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

On May 17th, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has confirmed that two horses residing at Woodbine Racetrack have tested positive for the neurotropic strain of EHV-1. Both horses are 2-year-old thoroughbred horses that resided in Barn 12 at Woodbine.

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Hockley Hills School of Horsemanship & Aitchison Show Horses Say Thank You

Posted in English riding, western riding, Marketplace Equine Services, Marketplace Miscellaneous

On the evening of May 8, 2020 a stranger knocked at our door and told our family that he could see smoke coming from our barn. Hockley Hills School of Horsemanship & Aitchison Show Horses’ fulltime training facility, breeding, riding school and summer camp operation was on fire with 19 horses inside!

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