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Equestrians Honoured for their Contributions to the Horse Community

The Ontario Equestrian Federation recognized four equestrians for their contributions to the sport with a special awards ceremony that took place yesterday at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Hundreds gathered in the Royal Ballroom during an OEF member appreciation event

The Ontario Equestrian Federation recognized four equestrians for their contributions to the sport with a special awards ceremony that took place yesterday at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

International Show Jumping at the Royal

Often, equestrian sport is decided in mere fractions. Tenths, or even hundredths of seconds are not unusal deciding factors at the uppermost levels. Last night, McLain Ward won the $34,000 Jolera International Jumper class by more than four seconds over

McLain Ward (Brewster, NY) took top honours in the $34,000 Jolera International Jumper class at the CSI4*-W Toronto, The Royal Horse Show, with Double H Farm's HH Carlos Z. Photo by BenRadvanyi.com

Haley Stradling Captures Jump Canada Medal Final

Haley Stradling of Aldergrove, B.C., won the Jump Canada Medal Final on November 11, 2014, during the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. Following the completion of the four Jump Canada Medal Regional Finals, the top finishers from across

Haley Stradling of Aldergrove, B.C., won the Jump Canada Medal Final on November 11, 2014 during the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. Photo by Cealy Tetley

Eighth Jump Canada Hall of Fame Gala a Resounding Success

The eighth edition of the Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, was held on Sunday, November 9, 2014, in Toronto, ON. Over 200 guests gathered in the elegant Governor’s Ballroom at the

Terrance Millar presented the 1987 Pan American Games Gold Medal Team with the Jump Canada Hall of Fame Award – Team. From left to right: Hugh Graham, Lisa Carlsen, Terrance Millar, Laura Tidball-Balisky and Ian Millar. Photo by Michelle C. Dunn

International Show Jumping Starts Tomorrow at the Royal

Twenty-four of the best show jumpers in the world, along with their equine partners, are set to begin a week of top show jumping when the international division officially opens tomorrow at the prestigious CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, Toronto. Between

Elmer Buchanan Reappointed ORC Chair

Elmer Buchanan has been reappointed by the Government of Ontario as Chair of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) for a term of two years, effective November 6, 2014. “I am grateful for this opportunity,” said Buchanan. “The challenge ahead remains

Phil’s Cocktail Earns Frost King Cheers

Ron Clarkson’s Phil’s Cocktail swept to the lead at the top of the lane and never looked back to capture Saturday’s $125,000 Frost King Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by John LeBlanc Jr., the bay son of Philanthropist-Sunset Cocktail arrived at

David Moran guides Phil's Cocktail to victory in the $125,000 Frost King Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Executive Allure Wires Jammed Lovely

William Sorokolit’s Executive Allure went gate to wire to capture Saturday’s co-featured $150,000 Jammed Lovely Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Darwin Banach, the Bold Executive dark bay lacked running room last time out when turning for home behind a wall

Jesse Campbell guide's Executive Allure to victory in the $150,000 Jammed Lovely Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Lukes Alley Impressive in Autumn Score

Eugene Melnyk’s Lukes Alley rallied from last to capture Sunday’s $224,800 Grade 2 Autumn Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll and ridden by Luis Contreras, the four-year-old Flower Alley bay was shuffled to last of six in the final

Luis Contreras guides Lukes Alley to victory in the $200,000 Autumn Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns