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Back in the Saddle

Whether you are a mature adult returning to riding in middle age, or taking it up for the first time, this practical guide deals with the physical and psychological aspects of taking this major step – along with candid tales from those who have....

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Then and now… Windfields Farm

In its glory days, Windfields Farm in Oshawa, Ontario, with its lush green paddocks and bright yellow and turquoise painted barns, was rich with some of the bluest-blooded thoroughbreds in the world....

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A First-Timer’s Guide to Vaulting

Adventurer Liz Brown puts her doubts aside and gives vaulting a whirl....

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The Joys and Challenges of Horse Ownership

Despite early setback, optimism still reigns in Manitoba over the new fractional ownership group called The Assiniboia Racing Club....

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From the Stable to the Table

Reporter Liz Brown takes us inside the Canadian horse meat industry, posing difficult questions and exposing hard truths....

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Tracking The Slots

Racetracks and breeding programs are thriving in the U.S. because of slots-at-racetrack deals....

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On Home Ground: The 2015 Pan American Games

What went right, what went wrong, and the beauty of the home-ice advantage....

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The Paulick Report: Gaining an Unethical Edge

Ray Paulick says gaining an edge is not just a racing problem, and that performance-enhancing drugs have transformed several sports into exercises of chemical superiority. ...

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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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Pattison Canadian International Delivers “Moore” History

Jockey Ryan Moore won his third straight Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine and also won the E.P. Taylor Stakes, making him the first rider since 1998 to win both stakes in the same year....

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