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Integration and the OLG Explained

In the first part of an ongoing series on the challenges facing the Ontario horse racing industry – and possible solutions – Cal Bricker, the senior vice-president of horse racing for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) corporation, explains int...

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John Garner: New EC Director of Sport

Equestrian Canada (EC) announced on August 23rd that Jon Garner of Calgary, AB, was joining the national federation as its Director of Sport. Garner has a diverse background in equestrian sport an athlete, coach, and administrator. He began riding in...

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No Fly Zone

How to choose the right fly mask for your horse....

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Norm McKnight: A Career Season Just When Things Looked Bleak

What a year it was in 2016 for Thoroughbred trainer Norm McKnight who, in his 18th season since stepping away from Standardbred racing set a personal record for wins....

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Past Perfect with Tom Gayford

Olympian Tom Gayford reminisces about equestrian sport and the lifestyle during the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s....

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Q&A with FEI Steward and Judge Cesar Hirsch

Cesar Hirsh grew up riding and competing in Venezuela. After years as a show jumping athlete, Cesar decided to join the ranks of officialdom. ...

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Working Student Advice

Once a working student herself, Morag O’Hanlon has been employing keen young riders for the past 40 years. She offers advice for getting – and keeping – what could be the most important job in your riding career....

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Horses in Song

Meet three Canadian singer/songwriters whose music is inspired by horses. ...

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Where Did All the Grooms Go?

Industry experts examine the recent and troubling trend of stable staff shortages, its likely causes and possible solutions....

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From Desk to Derby

Follow the intrepid Liz Brown as she goes from desk jockey to Mongol Derby competitor....

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