Woodbine Entertainment welcomes back Rethink Breast Cancer as the official charity partner of The Queen's Plate, with an online 50/50 raffle.

Enter Woodbine’s Online Raffle to Support Rethink Breast Cancer

Woodbine Entertainment welcomes back Rethink Breast Cancer as the official charity partner of The Queen’s Plate and has launched its first online 50/50 raffle in support of the Canadian organization’s mission. Rethink Breast Cancer’s mission is to empower young people…

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Gala will be held August 7th to celebrate the class of 2019.

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Gala Tickets on Sale

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Gala will be held Wednesday, August 7th at the Mississauga Convention Centre, to celebrate the class of 2019 and their spectacular contributions to the sport of horse racing. This year’s Hall of…

Tara Macdonald of Clarksburg, ON, and Gaben placed first in Class #3 (Para-Equestrian Level 3 – Introduction to Dressage, Walk) in the fourth leg of the 2019 Para-Dressage Video Competition Series. Photo by Sylvie Caron

Para-Dressage Video Competition Series Fourth Leg Results

Results for the fourth leg of the 2019 Para-Dressage Video Competition Series, which began in February and ends in November, are now officially available. The fourth leg of the series featured fun and excitement, focusing on para-dressage tests at both…

New research indicates that zebras' stripes are used to control body temperature.

New Study Indicates Zebra Stripes Regulate Body Temperature

New research published in the Journal of Natural History indicates that zebras’ stripes are used to control body temperature after all – and reveals for the first time a new mechanism for how this may be achieved. The authors argue…

Products containing cannabis, commonly referred to as CBD, are now on the market which claim to have therapeutic benefits for horses. But are they legal?

When Will it Be Legal to Use CBD for Horses in Canada?

The horse industry is abuzz with questions about the use of cannabis or cannabidiol, commonly referred to as CBD, for animals. Numerous products containing natural and synthetic cannabinoids have appeared on the market lately, which claim to have therapeutic benefits…

Author of the book Surviving the Unexpected – Safety Training for Riders, Lindsay Nylund is one of the researchers who is collecting data on the effectiveness of using air jackets to prevent injuries in eventing.

Major Study Questions Effectiveness of Equestrian Air Jackets

Air jackets may not be preventing eventing riders from more serious injury, according to a major study jointly undertaken by the universities of Melbourne and Sydney. Researchers found that eventing riders in air jackets had 1.7 times more likelihood of…

Miss Mo Mentum and jockey Jerome Lermyte winning the $125,000 Trillium Stakes (Grade 3) on Sunday, June 16 at Woodbine Racetrack. (Michael Burns Photo)

Miss Mo Mentum Claims the Trillium Stakes at Woodbine

Returning to the scene of her Selene Stakes victory last spring, the Mark Casse-trained filly Miss Mo Mentum accelerated off the final turn in Sunday’s $125,000 Trillium Stakes to earn another Grade 3 title at Woodbine Racetrack. With Jerome Lermyte…

Linda Southern, President and Chief Executive Officer of Spruce Meadows, and Eric Lamaze hoist the Friends of the Meadows Grand Prix trophy.

Another Grand Prix win for Eric Lamaze at Spruce Meadows

Canada’s Eric Lamaze scored back-to-back grand prix victories at the iconic Spruce Meadows show jumping venue in Calgary, AB. Hot off his win riding Chacco Kid in the $500,000 CSI5* RBC Grand Prix of Canada, presented by Rolex, on Saturday,…

Pieter Devos and Apart clinched victory for Belgium today in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Poland at Sopot (POL). FEI/Lucasz Kowalski Photo

Belgium Bests Ireland in Longines Nations Cup at Sopot

Belgium posted a back-to-back double when coming out on top in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Poland 2019 staged at the popular seaside town of Sopot (POL) today. The team included two members of last year’s winning side,…

Bliss Heers (USA) & Antidote de Mars winning the Canadian Utilities Cup.

Saturday roundup from the Spruce Meadows Continental CSI5*

Well-Deserved Win for Bliss Heers Saturday afternoon of the Spruce Meadows ‘Continental’ CSI5*, presented by Rolex, brought sixty-six horse/rider combinations into the Meadows on the Green for the Canadian Utilities Cup (1.50m). The technical track by FEI Course Designer Michel…

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