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Horses Saved From Serious Barn Fire

January 5, 2015:

Barn fires make the news for all the wrong reasons. Caregivers do their very best to save as many horses as they can when disaster strikes, but stable blazes have eternally proven to be very deadly. That’s why it is equally newsworthy when a caregiver is able to save scores of equine when tragedy attempts to rear its ugly head....read on

More Than A Dozen Horses Lost In Fire

November 28, 2014:

Yet another serious barn fire has been reported in the mainstream media. The most recent tragedy has seen more than a dozen horses lose their lives in an early-morning blaze....read on

Barn Fire Claims More Than 30 Horses

November 24, 2014:

News of another fatal barn fire has hit the mainstream media. It has been reported that more than 30 horses lost their lives in the most recent occurrence....read on

Barn Fire Turns Fatal

November 19, 2014:

Two separate fires at horse barns have hit the news this week, one of which proved to be fatal. One took place in Ancaster, Ont., while the other took place south of the border....read on

Barn Fire Claims 17 Horses

November 12, 2014:

A tragic barn fire took place on Tuesday (November 11) in Michigan. Fire ripped through a stable in Edwardsburg and claimed the lives of 17 horses....read on

Awesome Crowd For Kawartha Opener

June 21, 2014:

The people starting coming to Kawartha Downs Saturday afternoon before the 4:30 p.m. qualifiers started and continued unabated for the next few hours, as the Fraserville, Ont. track overflowed with fans happy to see harness racing return for the 42nd year....read on

GCGC/HRBC Raise $30K In Fire Relief

June 20, 2014:

In the aftermath of the massive barn fire in Langley, B.C that resulted in the loss of 17 Standardbreds, the horse racing community banded together Tuesday night and raised $30,000 in support of the impacted families....read on

Kawartha Downs Ready To Race

June 20, 2014:

Kawartha Downs will kick off its 2014 live racing season tomorrow night (Saturday, June 21) with a 7 p.m. first-race post time....read on

Strong Response To Langley Fundraising

June 19, 2014:

Harness Racing BC Executive Director Jackson Wittup has said that the response to fundraising efforts for the families of the recent fire in Langley have been “overwhelming.”...read on

Georgian Drivers, GCG Execs To Aid JJJ

June 12, 2014:

Driver Paul MacKenzie has spearheaded a fundraising effort with a group of drivers for this Saturday at Georgian Downs, and he's asking others to consider similar efforts....read on

Fundraiser Set For JJJ Stables

June 6, 2014:

It has been announced that Fraser Downs and Harness Racing B.C. will be co-hosting an upcoming fundraising evening at the Surrey track in support of the principals of JJJ Stables, the owners of 17 Standardbreds that perished in a Langley, B.C. barn fire on Sunday, June 1....read on

Equine Guelph's Farm Fire Safety Tips

June 5, 2014:

Equine Guelph has announced a list of farm safety tips for everyone looking to minimize fire risks on their properties or in their barns and stables....read on

Coleman Steps Up For Davis Family

June 4, 2014:

Bill Davis was one of the first responders when Casie Coleman sustained serious burns in a barn fire in 2000. Now, with Davis’ stable having been decimated after a deadly barn fire in B.C. this past weekend, Coleman and some of her partners are doing what they can to help get the Davis Stable back on its feet....read on

Update: Fire At Langley, BC Barn

June 1, 2014:

At least 20 horses perished Sunday, June 1 in a barn fire, which took place in Langley, B.C....read on

Racing’s Goodwill Continues

May 28, 2014:

The outpouring of support for the horsepeople that lost horses and equipment in the May 11 barn fire at the former Kingston Park Raceway has been overwhelming. Now, to little fanfare, a story has emerged in a local newspaper about how a trainer on the WEG circuit is doing his part to help out....read on


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