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Longines Becomes FEI Top Partner

Longines has become the FEI’s first Top Partner following the agreement of a historic very long-term sponsorship deal that will see the Swiss watchmaker become the Official Timekeeping Partner of the FEI. Under the new agreement – which marks the read more

Coriana van Klapscheut, formerly owned by Artisan Farms and ridden by 2008 Olympic Show Jumping Champion Eric Lamaze, has been sold to Pilar Cordon of Spain. Partnered with the 2002 Belgian Warmblood mare (Darco x Heartbreaker), Lamaze has enjoyed great read more

Cast Your Vote for Equine Canada’s New Director-at-Large

The Equine Canada Board of Directors consists of three Director-at-Large positions, which are elected by the membership. One Director-at-Large position is elected each year and serves a three-year term. Nominations have now closed for candidates seeking the vacant Director-at-Large seat read more

WEG Announces Thoroughbred Wagering Growth in 2012

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced that handle on Woodbine’s 2012 live Thoroughbred meet, which concluded on December 16, showed impressive growth over the 2011 season. The 156-day meet saw an “all-sources” wagering total of $453,865,564, up 7.2% over the read more

FEI Launches Global Safety Helmet Campaign

The FEI has launched a global campaign to promote the use of protective headgear. The move comes two weeks before implementation of a new rule making the use of a properly fastened protective headgear mandatory while riding on the show read more

FEI TV on the Go App

The FEI has launched its first application for iPad and iPad mini devices – FEI TV on the Go – as an extension to FEI TV, its official video service. The free app, available now here, has been developed to read more

Australian Court Upholds Ban Against Artificial Insemination

The long-standing ban on using artificial insemination (AI) for breeding Thoroughbred racehorses has been upheld by a federal court in Australia, after Bruce McHugh, a former chairman of the Sydney Turf Club, challenged the rule in 2011. McHugh argued that read more

Heathcote Uncatchable in Valedictory

Chiefswood Stable homebred Heathcote made every pole a winning one to capture Sunday’s Grade 3, $177,700 Valedictory Stakes, the final stakes event of Woodbine’s 2012 thoroughbred season. The son of Niigon, trained by Paul Attard and ridden expertly by Emma-Jayne read more

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