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Equine Guelph Offers Body Condition Course on World Horse Day

Equine Guelph Offers Body Condition Course on World Horse Day

Guelph, ON Feb, 26, 2024 - World Horse Day has been celebrated on March 1st every year since it was created in 2005 to raise awareness of equine welfare and protection. As a culmination of Equine Guelph’s 20th anniversary celebrations, the organization will be offering its new online course, Introduction to Body Condition Scoring, FREE for horse owners and caretakers around the globe who sign up on Friday, March 1, 2024 at TheHorsePortal.ca.

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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

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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American Female Makes Camel Racing History in Dubai with First Place Win

American Female Makes Camel Racing History in Dubai with First Place Win

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) – February 24, 2024 - Isabella Leslie, hailing from Kentucky, USA, made racing history today, February 24th, as she became the first American to both participate in and win the C1 camel racing championships in Dubai, UAE, winning a prize of 1,000 Dirhams.

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Canada’s Wellington Nations’ Cup Team Announced

Canada’s Wellington Nations’ Cup Team Announced

Ottawa, Feb. 23, 2024 - Get your flags ready Canada! We are pleased to announce the team that will represent the maple leaf at the first jumping Nations’ Cup competition of the year.

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Equine Guelph Offers Body Condition Course on World Horse Day

Equine Guelph Offers Body Condition Course on World Horse Day

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

Guelph, ON Feb, 26, 2024 - World Horse Day has been celebrated on March 1st every year since it was created in 2005 to raise awareness of equine welfare and protection. As a culmination of Equine Guelph’s 20th anniversary celebrations, the organization will be offering its new online course, Introduction to Body Condition Scoring, FREE for horse owners and caretakers around the globe who sign up on Friday, March 1, 2024 at TheHorsePortal.ca.

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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

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

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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