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Dr. Alison Moore's Blog

 

What To Know About Strangles

August 13, 2020:


Dr. Alison Moore, Lead Veterinarian for Animal Health and Welfare at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, has penned the following Q & A feature pertaining to equine strangles.

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Jack Darling's Blog

 

Yearling Sales and COVID-19

August 10, 2020:


Just like most Ontario yearling buyers, I have been trying to figure out how we are going to navigate the yearling sales this year.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

A storm on the horizon

August 2, 2020:


After seeing the news from Miami this week regarding Major League Baseball and COVID-19 positives, I think it’s fair to be concerned about the overall state of mainstream sports moving forward in 2020.

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Submitted Letters's Blog

 

Parham: An Open Letter to the Horse Racing World

June 6, 2020:


One of harness racing's most prominent owners, Dana Parham has penned an 'integrity pledge' for trainers in his employ to sign, and he's shared that pledge in an open letter.

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Kathy Wade's Blog

 

Awards Without Controversy...?

February 9, 2020:


The 2019 O’Brien Awards are in the books! Congratulations to all of the finalists for giving us so many great reasons and racing memories to celebrate Canadian harness racing.

Awards are not without controversy and the O’Brien Awards are not immune to this.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

Any press is not always good press

February 4, 2020:


Securing and cultivating new revenue streams is imperative to horse racing's survival, we all know that. But it's become clear lately that defending ourselves from political attacks is equally important.

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Submitted Letters's Blog

 

A Message From The Chair Of Standardbred Canada

October 25, 2019:


Welcome everyone from around the world to Woodbine Mohawk Park!

We are all wishing for an outstanding weekend to the Best of the Best!

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Kathy Wade's Blog

 

Horse Sharing Is Great For Our Industry!

October 14, 2019:


Have you ever rented a Zipcar, booked an Airbnb, or taken an Uber ride?

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Submitted Letters's Blog

 

Andrew: In support of OHHA's position on Flamboro Downs

August 26, 2019:


On behalf of the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association I am writing to support OHHA in their effort to bring Great Canadian Gaming to their senses regarding the imposition of restrictive admission practices at Flamboro Downs.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

Flamboro Downs age restrictions policy

August 25, 2019:


The following is an Open Letter from TheStable.ca concerning Flamboro Downs’ recent announcement re: age restrictions

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Submitted Letters's Blog

 

Ritchie: Thank You

August 13, 2019:


First, let me say how proud I am to have been inducted, last Wednesday evening, into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

The Need For Education

January 4, 2019:


We all try to put away money for our kids’ education, if we can. If you want to be a doctor, lawyer, nurse, teacher, or anything else in life, you need a formal education.

I recently read an article by Dean Hoffman about how horsemen need to promote their own industry. I agree. I often preach about horsemen marketing themselves better. But is that really fair?

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Submitted Letters's Blog

 

Horner: Letter To Doug Ford

January 3, 2019:


The purpose of this letter to you and our PC government is to bring attention to the important impact that Western Fair Raceway has on rural Ontario and the importance of Standardbred horse racing at the Western Fair District.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

MacDonald Steps Aside

July 30, 2018:


I am a big believer in fate.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

Why What We Do From Here Is So Important

June 19, 2018:


This time of year, I rarely find free time, except while waiting for flights.

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