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Groundwork Boredom Busters

Rather than going stir-crazy in the arena this winter, get out of the saddle and try these in-hand groundwork exercises. Hyde Moffatt tells how.

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OTTB: Double Mi Trouble (Liath)

Thoroughbreds can have just about any kind of post-racing career in other sport disciplines such as jumping or barrel racing. It takes a unique racehorse to make the transition to polo pony, however. Double Mi Trouble was just such a horse.

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100-Mile Gambling Diet

Humour columnist Doug Breen gets serious and urges horse lovers to support horse racing in Ontario.

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Todd Minikus: Cowboy at Heart

Todd Minikus thinks he has the right horsepower for Rio – and that’s no bull.

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The Mark of a Top Trainer – Mark Casse

He has been the leading trainer by wins at Woodbine for four consecutive years and now Mark Casse wants to win the big ones.

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Buyer’s Guide: Hoof Care Tools

What's in your farrier's tool kit?

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Arrhythmias in Equine Athletes

Irregularities in heart rhythm are normal in horses; lub dub, lub dub, pause, lub dub is perfectly natural. There are some irregularities cause concern.

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Hay Cubes vs Haylage

There are times when feeding good quality hay is not practical or possible. In these situations, alternatives like hay cubes or haylage may be considered.

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Family Affair – Lindsay Kellock

With a fifth-place finish in the Grand Prix Special at Devon, PA, Lindsay solidified her reputation as an emerging talent in Canadian dressage.

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Creating Calmness and Rhythm

Carlos Tabernaberri explains how to instil a feeling of calm in your horse, leading to willingness and rhythm under saddle.