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Equine Guelph: Reduce Your Risk of Spring Colic

Equine Guelph is the horse owners' and care givers' Centre at the University of Guelph.

Two New Ontario Racing Director Positions Open to Interested Individuals

Ontario Racing (OR) is pleased to extend an invitation to interested individuals in the horse racing sector to submit expressions of Interest in joining OR's Board of Directors.

Quarter Horse

Feature: Quarter Horse Post Racing Incentive Program Expands

Ontario Racing has announced an expanded Post Racing Incentive Program for 2017 as part of its Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program, great news for retired racing Quarter Horses at...

Feature: No fear, nowhere else Gary Boulanger would rather be

“I don’t take anything for granted. I enjoy what I do immensely."

Read Ontario Racing's Final Long-Term Funding Consultation Report

This final report reflects the totality of Ontario Racing’s approach to seeking industry feedback and a comprehensive summary of what was heard.

Quarter Horse

Worth the Weight; Jockey Ed Walton Talks New Rule

Maximum Quarter Horse jockey weight increased

Ryan Kerbel: An ownership life soaring to new heights

“In horse racing, you always have a shot. That’s the beauty of this game. Even-money favourite or longshot, you have a chance. I never forget that.”

2017 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Ballot Announced

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2017 Induction Ceremony will be hosted at the Mississauga Convention Centre on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

Standardbred

John Campbell to retire from driving, take helm of Hambletonian Society

The Ontario-born legend — and harness racing’s all-time money-leading driver with more than $300 million in purse earnings — will replace Tom Charters as the president and CEO of the Hambletonian...

Ashley Mailloux: A lifelong horse racing thrill ride

“The atmosphere of the racetrack is by far what I enjoy the most about horse racing."