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World-renowned Royal Horse Show Returns to the 96th Annual Royal Winter Fair

World-renowned Royal Horse Show Returns to the 96th Annual Royal Winter Fair

Posted Oct 16th, 2018

With top caliber sport and entertainment for every horse enthusiast, the world-renowned Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 96th Annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, returns to Exhibition Place in downtown Toronto, Canada, from November 2 through 11, 2018.

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WHAO Founder Herb Towers Passes

WHAO Founder Herb Towers Passes

Posted Oct 11th, 2018

Its about a man and his love for his wife, of over 65 years, his kids and his horses.   Herb Towers loved life.

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Celebrating 47 Years iconThe newspaper is in its 47th year of publication. The Rider has special English, Western, Quarter Horse and general sections having many columns written by industry leaders, a comprehensive coming events section, stable, stallion, and service directories, real estate ads and classifieds. The Rider covers all English and Western disciplines as well as Quarter Horse Racing, Driving and various other breeds and disciplines. The Rider is distributed through subscription, through the memberships of our official association partners and through almost 300 tack and feed stores. The Rider is also available as a digital edition. 

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World-renowned Royal Horse Show Returns to the 96th Annual Royal Winter Fair

World-renowned Royal Horse Show Returns to the 96th Annual Royal Winter Fair

Posted Oct 16th, 2018 in Home Page articles, horse-shows-clinics

With top caliber sport and entertainment for every horse enthusiast, the world-renowned Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 96th Annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, returns to Exhibition Place in downtown Toronto, Canada, from November 2 through 11, 2018.

Read more

WHAO Founder Herb Towers Passes

WHAO Founder Herb Towers Passes

Posted Oct 11th, 2018 in Home Page articles, western riding

Its about a man and his love for his wife, of over 65 years, his kids and his horses.   Herb Towers loved life.

Read more


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