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Last Call To Register For Rankin Open House

Last Call To Register For Rankin Open House

It’s not too late to register for the Open House event at Beth and Tom Rankin’s Standardbred Breeding Farm this Saturday, May 25.

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Ballard Back on Top in $38,700 FEI 1.45m Jump-off presented by Fidelity Investments at 2024 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows

Ballard Back on Top in $38,700 FEI 1.45m Jump-off presented by Fidelity Investments at 2024 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows

North Salem, NY – May 18, 2024 – Canada’s Erynn Ballard returned to the winner’s circle at the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows on Saturday, finishing in first and second place in the $38,700 FEI 1.45m Jump-off presented by Fidelity Investments. She stopped the clock on the winning time of 35.61 seconds with Ginger Ask and followed closely behind in 36.17 seconds with Coconet.

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Marie Messier Masters Season Opener at Wesley Clover Parks

Marie Messier Masters Season Opener at Wesley Clover Parks

Ottawa, Ontario – Marie Messier kicked off the 2024 show jumping season at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON, by winning the $15,000 Julia MacAngus Memorial Grand Prix on Saturday, May 18.

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Motorists, farmers urged to heed road safety this holiday weekend

Motorists, farmers urged to heed road safety this holiday weekend

The upcoming Victoria Day holiday means a lot of Ontarians will be hitting the road for weekend activities, including cottage getaways and visits to key tourist areas.

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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. 

The Rider is a six time recipient of the Ontario Equestrian Federation Media of the Year award. Editor and Publisher, Barry Finn is the Past-president of the Independent Publishers Association of Ontario.

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Last Call To Register For Rankin Open House

Last Call To Register For Rankin Open House

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

It’s not too late to register for the Open House event at Beth and Tom Rankin’s Standardbred Breeding Farm this Saturday, May 25.

Read more

Ballard Back on Top in $38,700 FEI 1.45m Jump-off presented by Fidelity Investments at 2024 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows

Ballard Back on Top in $38,700 FEI 1.45m Jump-off presented by Fidelity Investments at 2024 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows

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

North Salem, NY – May 18, 2024 – Canada’s Erynn Ballard returned to the winner’s circle at the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows on Saturday, finishing in first and second place in the $38,700 FEI 1.45m Jump-off presented by Fidelity Investments. She stopped the clock on the winning time of 35.61 seconds with Ginger Ask and followed closely behind in 36.17 seconds with Coconet.

Read more


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