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Pony Club - Horse Show 2024

Pony Club - Horse Show 2024

In this next article, I'm going to discuss my latest experience at Meadowlark and Angelstone. It was Monday morning of the May long weekend my parents and I woke up early, we hooked up the trailer and went to get Pippin at Glen Arden Farms.

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Ontario Equine Education and Employment Program, Turning Darkness to Light

Ontario Equine Education and Employment Program, Turning Darkness to Light

Have you ever dreamed of working with horses? That was the opening question we asked potential applicants when the Ontario Harness Horse Association OHHA) launched the Ontario Equine Education and Employment Program (OEEEP) two years ago.

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Ajax Downs hosts a fabulous Father's Day this Sunday: Battle of the Breeds and great prizes!

Ajax Downs hosts a fabulous Father's Day this Sunday: Battle of the Breeds and great prizes!

AJAX DOWNS, JUNE 14, 2024 - Come out to the fabulous Father's Day celebration at Ajax Downs this Sunday, June 16 and enjoy a great afternoon of Quarter Horse racing with some super prizes up for grabs. There are six exciting races on tap including the 870-yard BATTLE OF THE BREEDS pitting the Quarter Horses versus Thoroughbreds.

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University of Guelph Equine Health Event 

University of Guelph Equine Health Event 

Guelph, ON – The University of Guelph, a leader in equine education, is proud to announce its upcoming Equine Health Event. This two-day event will be held on July 15 and 16, 2024.

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The Rider is Ontario's number one source for horse industry news and information both in print and online. 

The newspaper is in its 51st 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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Pony Club - Horse Show 2024

Pony Club - Horse Show 2024

Posted in English riding, Equestrian News, Home Page articles

In this next article, I'm going to discuss my latest experience at Meadowlark and Angelstone. It was Monday morning of the May long weekend my parents and I woke up early, we hooked up the trailer and went to get Pippin at Glen Arden Farms.

Read more

Ontario Equine Education and Employment Program, Turning Darkness to Light

Ontario Equine Education and Employment Program, Turning Darkness to Light

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

Have you ever dreamed of working with horses? That was the opening question we asked potential applicants when the Ontario Harness Horse Association OHHA) launched the Ontario Equine Education and Employment Program (OEEEP) two years ago.

Read more


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