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Faces at the Races: Marguerite Old

“I cannot remember not loving horses,” said Marguerite Old, a registered equine massage therapist who currently works out of Woodbine Racetrack. Growing up in Mississauga, there were few places for her to indulge in that love, but that didn’t stop her. “I would ride any chance I got. My dad would take me out. I grew up north of Burnhamthorpe road – there was nothing when I grew up in the 1970s. There were a few farms out that way, and my father would have to take me out to a little farm and they would throw me on a little pony and he would lead me around. I was always so mad, because I wanted to ride the pony all on my own.” Though horses have always been close to her heart, her first real taste of the horse racing industry came as a teenager, when her parents bought…

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