Articles - miscellaneous

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A Look Back …

50 years ago, 100 years ago... and where are they now?

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The Winner’s Share

Nicole Kitchener investigates how each betting dollar is divided at three Canadian tracks and in two U.S. jurisdictions.

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50 Years of Canadian Thoroughbred Magazine

Canadian Thoroughbred magazine celebrates it 50th anniversary in 2011 and throughout this year some of the biggest moments have been re-visited.

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Thinking Outside the Box

With their success in hosting horse shows that are consistently well supported, Spruce Meadows remains a model venue in the industry.

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Alberta Syndicates: A Great Way to Get Involved in Thoroughbred Ownership

A thoroughbred syndicate is essentially a partnership formed to carry on a business; in this case the ownership of one or more racehorses.

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Risk Factor – Insurance is more than just a necessary evil

Insurance policies for our equines, mortality plus medical and surgical benefits, are standard in the industry and de rigueur for our pricey show horses.

By: Kim Izzo
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Animal Welfare – Legislation in Canada

Catherine Willson reviews the animal welfare legislation in Canada.

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The First Ride

Humour columnist Doug Breen tries to imagine that the first ride was like for the first brave caveman.