Our feet didn’t touch the ground for the whole time the show was on – we started the prep work on Wednesday August 16, with Colie Florica starting to drag the ground for the way we Reiners need it
AJAX DOWNS, SEPTEMBER 12, 2023 - Some of the top 2 and 3-year-old Quarter Horses will be in action at Ajax Downs on Wednesday, September 13 in the $60,795 Ontario Sires Stakes Futurity and $53,730 Norman Picov Derby.
Canada waved their flag proudly on team day of the Gotham North FEI North American Youth Championships, presented by USHJA, on Friday afternoon.
AJAX DOWNS, SEPTEMBER 3, 2023 - On a sizzling hot Labour Day weekend afternoon, FIRST COLD WAVE iced his competition in the 11th running of the Ontario Sires Stakes Maturity at Ajax Downs.
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