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Tuition Awards for Ontario Racing Industry Members 

Tuition award deadlines are approaching and this is a great opportunity to apply for two Equine Guelph courses.

Equine Guelph: Large Animal Rescue Awareness/Operational Training

Meaford Fire Department Training Centre in Ontario is opening its doors once again, for intensive training on what to do in emergency situations involving large animals.

Horse Care and Welfare Short Online Course at TheHorsePortal

“Possessing evidence-based horse care and welfare knowledge will save you money and reduce your horse’s risk of injury and illness,” says Equine Guelph director and course instructor, Gayle Ecker.

Ontario Racing Long-Term Funding Information

A detailed look at what the long-term funding agreement means for horse racing in Ontario.

AGCO: Race Line Newsletter Summer 2018

The Summer 2018 issue of the AGCO’s Race Line newsletter is now available online.

Equine Guelph: Totally Cool Summer School Online for Horse Lovers

Equine Guelph's Horse Portal will be a hub of activity for teenagers this summer from July 23 to Aug 10 when the new Horse Behaviour & Safety online course is offered for the third time!

Industry Notice - Licensing Reminder

Industry participants are reminded that new and renewal licensing applications are not necessarily approved immediately upon application, even when submitted in person at a race office.

(AGCO): Addition of clodronate and tiludronate to the Schedule of Prohibited Drugs in the Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations

Please be advised that the regulatory amendment to add the drugs clodronate andtiludronate to the Schedule to the Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations has been finalized.


Senior Industry Leaders Selected For Key ORM Leadership Positions

Katherine Curry becomes the organization’s first Executive Director, while John Siscos assumes the newly established role of Director, Marketing, Communications and Stakeholder Relations.

Historic Ontario Horse Racing Industry Funding Agreement Signed

Toronto, May 8 - The Ontario Racing (OR) Board of Directors today announced the signing of an historic 19-year funding agreement with the Ontario Government.