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Post-Fire Support For Horsemen

May 22, 2014:

"You just want to throw in the towel. 21 years Matt's been in the barn, I had my horse for 10. So it's family members that have passed, and that was our home. We spent more time there than we did at our house."...read on

Blacksmith Starting Over Again

May 20, 2014:

On May 11 in Kingston, Ont., a devastating fire destroyed a barn housing Standardbred and riding horses, along with all of the equipment....read on

Heroic Tales From Kingston Barn Fire

May 14, 2014:

First-hand accounts of the tragic barn fire which occurred this past Sunday in Kingston paint an extremely dangerous picture of the situation. Initial responders did all they could to save lives, and took some heroic steps to help sustain equine life....read on

T-Breds Perish In KY Barn Fire

May 9, 2014:

According to reports, eight Thoroughbreds perished during the early morning hours of Friday (May 9) in a barn fire at a facility located near Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky....read on

Man Sets Himself On Fire Outside RCR

April 8, 2014:

Police, firefighters and paramedics were called to the Rideau Carleton Raceway on Monday (April 7) afternoon after an unnamed male set himself on fire in one of the parking lots....read on

Horse Perishes In Barn Fire

March 3, 2014:

It has been reported that a two-year-old racehorse perished in a barn fire which occurred on Sunday (March 2)....read on

Pacing Colt Revives Hard Luck Trainer

January 6, 2014:

Although his only horse was safe in a nearby paddock, trainer Ben Matthews nearly threw in the towel after he lost his barn and racing equipment in a fire a year and a half ago. But one colt changed his luck....read on

Five Horses Perish In Barn Fire

December 24, 2013:

Tragedy struck the farm of horsemen John Schaap this past weekend in the midst of the ice storm that has wreaked havoc in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes....read on

A Christmas Miracle For Racing Family

December 18, 2013:

This holiday season, Frank Rende Jr. is conjuring up every ounce of his faith, work ethic and positive energy to pull through a recent family disaster....read on

Trainers Recovering From Barn Fire

April 11, 2013:

It’s been nearly two months since every horse owner’s worst nightmare....read on

Flamboro Cancels After Race Four

March 15, 2013:

Flamboro Downs has been forced to cancel the last eight harness races on its Friday card following an electrical fire that caused its lighting to short-circuit....read on

Mare Perishes In Barn Fire

February 4, 2013:

A barn fire in Northern Ontario has claimed the life of an accomplished standardbred broodmare and devastated the farm's owners....read on

Horsepeople Helping Fire Victims

December 12, 2012:

When a tragedy takes place in the standardbred industry, it doesn’t take long for the sport’s participants to rally and lend a hand to those in need....read on

Second Newfoundland Barn Fire

December 11, 2012:

While standardbreds were saved from a barn fire on Monday in the Goulds area of Newfoundland, a second barn fire early Tuesday morning claimed the lives of seven horses....read on

Serious Barn Fire In Goulds

December 10, 2012:

Preliminary reports out of Newfoundland indicate that anywhere from nine to 15 racehorses escaped a serious barn fire in the Goulds on Monday, December 10....read on


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