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The ‘National’ Tournament, presented by ROLEX, continued with three major competitions in the International Ring at the Spruce Meadows Summer Series. Topping the $85,000 Spectra Energy Cup 1.55m was Eric Lamaze on Powerplay, who were also yesterday’s big winners. Earlier read more

The Canadian equestrian community is saddened to learn of the loss of a Canadian equestrian industry icon, George Tidball, who passed away June 3 at the age of 83. George was born October 4, 1930 in Carstairs, Alberta, and upon read more

Jump Canada Invites Hall of Fame Nominations

The Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, will return in 2014 and is currently calling for nominations. The Eighth Annual Gala will be held as part of a black-tie gala on Sunday, read more

Politicians Speak Up About Ontario Horse Racing

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA), has asked candidates who are running for the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to sign a pledge indicating they will be a ‘Champion of Horse Racing and Breeding’ if elected on June 12, 2014. read more

Liberal Party Responds to OHRIA Questions

Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Liberal Party respond to the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association questionnaire: Q: In their 2013 report, the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel stated: “…one of the most important aspects of integration: [is] the use read more

Fire Safety on the Farm – Reducing the Risk

Barn fires are every horse owner’s worst nightmare, one that can bring significant emotional and economic loss. However, the sad fact is that many barn fires could have largely been prevented by applying a few basic principles. The most reliable read more

Ontario PC Plan for Horse Racing Jobs

• All Ontarians want a better, stronger Ontario – with more jobs and opportunity than we have now. We can achieve that if we make the right choices today, starting with a credible plan for Ontario’s economy. • A robust read more

Patrick Husbands, who guided Hall of Fame hero Wando to a memorable Triple Crown score in 2003, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award. With more than 2700 wins to his name and a staggering read more

In a day packed full of show jumping, three top athletes posted victories in the International Ring on the opening day of the Spruce Meadows ‘National’ Tournament. In the $85,000 ATB Financial Cup 1.55m, Eric Lamaze (CAN) and Powerplay were read more

In Memoriam: George Tidball

George Tidball, founder of Thunderbird Equestrian Show Park, died on June 3, 2014, at the age of 83. Tidball is survived by his wife, Dianne and four children, Jane, Laura, Kathy and Stephen. Jane is the president and tournament director read more

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