Record Holder Rapid Redux Retires at Old Friends

Rapid Redux, the extraordinary racehorse who holds the modern North American record of 22 consecutive wins, will be permanently retired at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, KY.   Michael Blowen, founder and president of Old Friends, announced read more

Cauthen and Velasquez Relive 1978 Triple Crown With Fans

The unforgettable rivalry between 1978 Triple Crown winner Affirmed and archrival Alydar came alive again at Belmont Park on Saturday afternoon as hundreds of fans lined up for a special autograph session with Hall of Fame jockeys Steve Cauthen and read more

Hunters Bay made his first added-money appearance a winning one, taking Saturday’s Grade 3, $156,300 Eclipse Stakes at Woodbine, in impressive fashion. The 1 1/16-mile event was the second consecutive win for the five-year-old son of Ghostzapper, bred and owned read more

Angela Covert-Lawrence of St. Lazare, QC, scored victory on home turf, winning the $25,000 Eastwood Equine Grand Prix held Saturday, May 26, during the 38th annual Pépinière and St. Lazare Horse Shows in St. Lazare, QC.   The win marked read more

World renowned equine artist Fred Stone has painted a portrait to honour Canada’s beloved show jumping champion, Hickstead.   The painting is the subject of this fine art poster, which is signed by both Fred Stone and Eric Lamaze. Proceeds read more

Two More Casualties of Trailer Accident at Pollard Eventing

Sadly, two more Pollard Eventing’s horses have died as the result of a tragic trailer accident on May 25th. Michael and Nathalie Pollard’s 14-year-old grey Thoroughbred gelding Icarus (Fly), was euthanized on Saturday, May 26th, and Michael Pollard and John read more

Trailer Accident Leaves Event Horse Dead

Michael Pollard’s team of international event horses was involved in a road traffic accident just five miles from his training center in Dalton, Georgia this morning when their trailer turned over trapping all six horses on board. Five horses were cut read more

Wellington’s World Dressage Complex in Jeopardy

On May 22nd, the Wellington city council made a decision that could mean an end to the Equestrian Village and proposed World Dressage Complex. In a split vote, the newly elected council members turned down the Wellington Equestrian Partners’ request read more

Pender Harbour, who took the final two jewels of the Canadian Triple Crown series in 2011 and went on to cop top honours as the country’s champion three-year-old male, makes his seasonal debut in Saturday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Eclipse Stakes, read more

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