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The Canadian Show Jumping Team comprised of Ben Asselin, Mario Deslauriers, Eric Lamaze, and Ian Millar placed fourth in the $400,000 BMO Nations’ Cup held Saturday, September 9, as part of the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ tournament in Calgary, AB. A read more

Friday’s Friends of the Meadows Cup 1.60m competition was a thrilling event that captured the level of high performance competition the ‘Masters’ Tournament represents. Out of just a handful in the jump-off round of 37 starters, Kent Farrington (USA) piloted read more

Muylaert and Garcia Tie at 2.03m in the ATCO Six-Bar

Friday at the ‘Masters’ Tournament again saw amazing crowds of over 30,000 enjoying the fan favourite ATCO Six-Bar under the lights. Not since 2014 had spectators witnessed the incredible equine athletes soar to heights over two meters – and tonight read more

Hastings Racecourse to Host Ownership Info Session

Hastings Racecourse will host an ownership information session on Sunday September 10th. Anyone interested in buying a racehorse should attend to learn about the benefits of ownership, purchasing options and how to find a trainer, plus highlights of this year’s read more

After 25 years of hosting dressage shows in Ontario, John Taylor and Barbara Mitchell have announced that they will no longer host the CornerStone Dressage shows held at Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave. In a letter to supporters, the couple read more

Hastings Biggest Weekend

While the 72nd running of the BC Derby will definitely be the feature attraction at Hastings Racecourse Saturday afternoon, the five supporting stake races deserve single billings of their own. That’s what happens when there is $550,000 in total purse read more

Irishman Conor Swail managed to take the win in this morning’s ATCO Founders Cup 1.50m competition aboard his new partner GK Coco Chanel. In a field of 61 starters Swail piloted two horses to clear score cards through round one, read more

The 2016 Ontario Horse Racing Industry Survey results are in. Equine Guelph, who developed and administered the survey, called upon grooms, trainers, owners and other stakeholders in the racing industry to provide input on racehorse health and well-being. The results read more

In Memoriam: H. Charles Armstrong

Standardbred industry icon, H. Charles “Charlie” Armstrong, has passed away. Charlie has been a major contributor to horse racing and breeding in Ontario and North America for nearly 70 years, and was inducted into the Horse Racing Hall of Fame read more

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