News: Canadian Thoroughbred

The University of Guelph is seeking Thoroughbred racehorses that have been diagnosed with front limb superficial digital flexor tendinitis, for a stem cell study.

Thoroughbreds Needed for Superficial Digital Flexor Tendinitis Study

A group of researchers from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph is seeking Thoroughbred racehorses between two and six years old, that have been diagnosed with front limb superficial digital flexor tendinitis, for a stem cell therapy…

Go to TheHorsePortal.ca/FirstResponders to learn more about Equine Guelph’s fire prevention and large animal rescue resources.

Fire Prevention, Large Animal Rescue Training for First Responders

The need for training in prevention and preparedness is highlighted with every media report of yet another horrific barn fire. Equine Guelph has announced it will be providing online resources on barn fire prevention and large animal rescue for all…

Tiz a Slam and jockey Steven Bahen winning the $175,000 Nijinsky Stakes (Grade 2) on Sunday, July 28 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Tiz a Slam wins Nijinsky Stakes for second time at Woodbine

Chiefswood Stable’s Tiz a Slam was a repeat winner in the $175,000 Nijinsky Stakes after delivering a strong front-end performance on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. With Steven Bahen aboard, even-money favourite Tiz a Slam led most of the way…

Tiz a Slam and jockey Steven Bahen winning the 2018 edition of the Grade 2 Nijinsky Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.

Defending Nijinsky champion Tiz a Slam is on a roll

Tiz a Slam, last year’s Grade 2 Nijinsky Stakes winner, heads into Sunday’s 1 ½-mile turf test at Woodbine on a two-race win streak for owner/breeder Chiefswood Stable. Trained by Hall of Famer Roger Attfield, Tiz a Slam, a five-year-old…

The results of a recent poll shows that two-thirds of Canadians are opposed to the slaughter and export of horses for human consumption.

Poll Shows Majority of Canadians Oppose Horse Slaughter

The findings of a Nanos Poll taken across Canada in June 2019 by Ottawa, ON lobbying firm, The Parliamentary Group, show that over two-thirds of Canadians say they are uncomfortable or somewhat uncomfortable with the export of horse meat from Canada…

Learn more about the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act and the Animal Welfare Institute at awionline.org.

U.S. Passes Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act

In an important victory for Tennessee Walking Horses, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act (H.R. 693) by a vote of 333–96. The PAST Act would end…

Wake Up Maggie and jockey Justin Stein winning on July 6 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Wake Up Maggie may be a threat in Shady Well Stakes at Woodbine

Wake Up Maggie, a two-year-old daughter of Silent Name, seeks her first added-money win in Saturday’s $125,000 Shady Well Stakes, at Woodbine. Named after the first three words of Rod Stewart’s 1971 No. 1 hit “Maggie May,” the dark bay…

Tone Broke and jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. winning the $400,000 Prince of Wales on Tuesday, July 23 at Fort Erie Race Track.

Tone Broke rallies to beat favourite in Prince of Wales Stakes

Tone Broke crushed One Bad Boy’s Triple Crown dreams when he rallied past the favoured Queen’s Plate champion in the stretch to win the 84th running of the $400,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, second leg of the OLG Canadian Triple…

Summer Sunday and jockey Rafael Hernandez winning the $175,000 Royal North Stakes (Grade 2) on Sunday, July 21 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Victory in Royal North makes it seven wins for Summer Sunday

Summer Sunday kept her flawless Woodbine record intact winning the Grade 2 Royal North Stakes for fillies and mares during today’s summer Sunday program at Woodbine Racetrack. The $175,000 six-furlong sprint was the four-year-old filly’s seventh local conquest, but first…

There’s just one month to go until the 15th Annual International Equitation Science Conference takes place at the University of Guelph August 19 - 21, 2019.

Countdown to Equitation Science Conference is On!

It’s only a month now until the 15th Annual International Equitation Science Conference is here! Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to ‘Bring Science to the Stable’ by attending lectures, seminars, and hands-on workshops from world renowned equine scientists….

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