Kentucky Horse Park Drops Bid for 2022 WEG

The Kentucky Horse Park Commission voted on Friday, Jan. 13th to withdraw from consideration for hosting the 2022 World Equestrian Games (WEG). Commission members expressed concerns regarding staging of the games and the potential conflict that hosting would create with read more

Comment on Proposed Animal Transport Law Changes

It was reported last fall that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) was undertaking a review of animal transportation regulations for the first time in 30 years. Changes have been drafted and are now available for review at this link. read more

More Horses Die During Dubai Endurance Rides

Four horse fatalities in three rides have put endurance organisers in Dubai under threat of further disaffiliation from FEI competition. Urgent meetings will take place in Dubai next week, where the FEI is expected to insist on tougher measures to read more

Woodbine Announces the End of HPItv

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced HPItv will shut down its multi-track channel and accompanying odds channel effective Saturday, April 11, 2017. WEG has operated HPItv, a CRTC licensed digital television channel that broadcasts racing to homes across Canada, and its read more

Hastings to Offer More Stakes Races in 2017

The 2017 thoroughbred racing season will see an increase of three races to its stakes schedule it was announced today by Darren MacDonald, Hastings Racecourse General Manager & Director of Racing BC. “With all of the incentives now available to read more is celebrating 20 years of helping newborn foals in need of colostrum. This online resource was created by Peter J. Hurst, the founder of the Alberta Nurse Mare and Colostrum Registry, in order to provide easy access for those read more

Less than a year after he was elected to Equestrian Canada’s board of directors, Terrance “Torchy” Millar has resigned, citing his disagreement with the direction of the federation, headed by CEO Eva Havaris. Millar, who has been a pillar in read more

Isabell Werth Headlines Dressage Showcase in Omaha

Isabell Werth of Germany, the most decorated dressage rider in Olympic history, will headline the special ‘Dressage Showcase’ at the FEI World Cup™ Finals in Omaha, March 29 – April 2, 2017. “Young Horses to Grand Prix with Olympic Champion read more

Germany’s Daniel Deusser goes into 2017 as the new world number one in the Longines rankings, overtaking fellow-countryman Christian Ahlmann who has enjoyed a lengthy period in pole position. And America’s Kent Farrington (3rd) and McLain Ward (4th) have relegated read more

2017 Ontario Thoroughbred Mare Purchase Rebate

The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) & the HBPA of Ontario are pleased to announce an exciting new program to assist in the expansion and improvement of the resident band of Broodmares in Ontario and increase the race horse read more

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