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Q&A with Glen Todd

Owner, breeder, trainer, promoter, teletheatre owner and media member. There’s virtually nothing Glen Todd doesn’t do in racing in British Columbia.

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Westana: All in, in Alberta

Bob and Pam Cramers have developed Westana Equine Training and Rehab Centre into a world-class facility for thoroughbred racehorses and other breeds.

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Empire Equestrian

Empire Meadows Thoroughbred Park has been reborn under the name Empire Equestrian, now owned and operated by Martin and Lori Neyka.

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Faces at the Races: Nigel Burke

After working for Hall of Fame trainer Roger Attfield on and off for eight years, Nigel Burke has gone out on his own as a trainer at Woodbine.

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Tosca Holmes-Smith: Eventing in the Blood

Canadian eventer Tosca Holmes-Smith lives and trains “in the middle of nowhere” in B.C., yet is quietly becoming a force in the sport.

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OTTB: Thoroughbred Makeover Competition Bound

Two young Saskatchewan women are off to the Thoroughbred Makeover Competition at the Kentucky Horse Park with their retired racehorses.

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Kevin Staut: Making the World a Better Place

French show jumper Kevin Staut believes in five fundamental values of performance sport: Passion, Excellence, Performance, Ethics, and Perseverance

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Rebecca McGoldrick Aims High

Toronto-born Rebecca McGoldrick, who trains with Dermott Lennon in Ireland, aims to become a member of the Canadian Show Jumping Team.

By: Kim Izzo
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Nikki Walker Loves the Bays

Nicole Walker inherited the horse gene from her grandfather, Frank Stronach. She’ll be cheering on Stronach’s Delta Prince in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile.

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Heroes of the Horse Finalist: Kathy Bartley

Learn how reading a murder-mystery led 2017 Heroes of the Horse finalist Kathy Bartley to open Bear Valley Rescue in Alberta with her husband, Mike.