Kim Izzo

Articles by Kim Izzo - 10 results

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Miscellaneous

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.

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State of the Union for Dressage in Canada

Horse Sport explores what’s wrong with the sport of dressage, and how Equestrian Canada’s Dressage Committee and riders themselves can get it back on track.

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Breeding

Genetically Modified Super Horses

Horse Sport asks, can genetically modified horses improve the abilities of equine athletes? And, perhaps more importantly, should it be allowed?

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Canadian Thoroughbred Exclusives

Wonder Women

Two-time Olympic three-day-event rider Jessica Phoenix (aka Wonder Woman) meets Woodbine Oaks favourite, Wonder Gadot, ahead of the big race this weekend.

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Online Exclusives

The Phenomenal Phillips Family

Queen’s Plate favourite, the filly Dixie Moon, is connected to a Canadian equestrian dynasty through her trainer Catherine Day Phillips.

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Online Exclusives

A Queen’s Plate Six-peat for Samuel?

Looking for a sixth Queen’s Plate win, Sam-Son Farms is sending two hopefuls to the 159th running of the prestigious race – Say the Word and Strike Me Down.

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Online Exclusives

Caring for Thoroughbreds from Breeders Stakes to Hunter Classics

With a foot in both the show and racing worlds, Stacey Krembil has been a powerful advocate for the Thoroughbred and has a favourite in the Breeders Stakes.

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Profiles

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.

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The Demise of the Young Jumper Division

Young horse jumper development divisions are successful in many countries, yet lacking in Canada, to the frustration of riders and breeders.

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Helmet Head

Head injuries are a real risk for horseback riders. Here, we discuss what’s being done to educate people and improve protective head gear.