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Dressage gets equestrian events underway at 2015 Pan American Games With definite entries now confirmed, a total of 44 horse-and-rider combinations from 16 nations will line out in Dressage when the equestrian action gets underway at the Pan-American Games 2015…

Racing to Merge with Alcohol and Gaming

Government approval to move forward on the regulatory merger of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) and the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), first announced in the spring, has now been granted. As a result, several changes are taking…

Chuckwagon Horse Euthanized at Calgary Stampede

On Saturday July 4th, a horse was euthanized following the sixth heat of chuckwagon races. Layne Bremner’s right lead horse, Duke, suffered a broken cannon bone, when two wagons collided on the track. The 10-year-old Thorougbred gelding, a former racehorse,…

Horse Transportation Survey

As part of a study on equine transportation risk factors, researchers at the University of Sydney are requesting input from horse owners. They ask that anyone who has transported horses in the last two years participate in a survey of…

Stronach Stables’ homebred Shaman Ghost, ridden by Rafael Hernandez, reeled in Danish Dynaformer inside the sixteenth pole to win a thrilling 156th edition of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, Canada’s most famous horse race, by one and one-quarter lengths, Sunday…

Pan Am Games organizers are offering new tickets for high-demand, sold-out events ‒ including equestrian, the opening ceremony, basketball, football, diving and athletics. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, July 6th at 11 a.m. (E.T.) and will be available…

Spruce Meadows hosted the final day of competition in its ‘North American’ Tournament CSI 5* on Sunday with a win for USA’s Leslie Howard and Lennox Lewis 2 in the $210,000 Cenovus Energy Classic Derby. Earlier in the day, McLain…

On Saturday, ponies from across Canada converged at Angelstone in what has become one of North America’s most competitive pony competitions, The Great Pony Challenge, presented by ‘My Barn Child’. The afternoon saw 64 small, medium and large ponies test…

The team from Argentina, preparing for the Pan Am games in just a couple weeks, decided to use Angelstone as their venue of choice to prepare for the games. That decision paid off in a huge way last night as…

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