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I Am A Caretaker

July 17, 2019:

This weekend, racetracks across the country, along with many stables and farms will be recognizing the hard work and dedication of some of the hardest working men and women in the harness racing industry – the caretakers....read on

Faces Of Racing: Sarah Lauren Scott

July 15, 2019:

"Take the very best care of the horses in your stable. Travel with your horse, make friends and be sure to bring new people to the industry. Take a win when you can, they don’t always last, be a good sportsman and treat those around you with respect. Keep your ears and eyes open. There is always something to learn, may it be what to do or what not to do."...read on

How Do Caretakers Enrich Your Stable?

July 12, 2019:

National Caretaker Appreciation Day events are coming up the weekend of July 19-21 at racetracks, farms and stables across the country to recognize and show appreciation to some of the hardest working men and women in the sport....read on

TheStable.ca Caretaker GiveBack Info

July 10, 2019:

TheStable.ca is proud to participate in National Caretaker Appreciation Day, which will be celebrated at racetracks and training centres throughout Canada from July 19 – 21....read on

Faces Of Racing: Ashley Leslie

July 10, 2019:

“My advice for the next generation would be to love what you do. Work hard at it, have patience and respect, and to always have an open mind to learn something new every day.”...read on

Faces Of Racing: Luke Burke

July 8, 2019:

“To me, the definition of good horsemanship is to always cater to your horse’s needs no matter how hard it might be, and, of course, to treat other horsemen with respect.”...read on

Faces Of Racing: Glenda Giles

July 5, 2019:

“I may not have any good luck charms on race day, but I am always cheering for our horses at the top of my lungs – even when they aren’t doing so well, they’re doing the best they can, (and) I know they can hear me.”...read on

Faces Of Racing: Maxime Dubuc

July 3, 2019:

“For those that would like to know more about the horse racing industry, I tell them to go for it. It’s a great sport with superb passion.”...read on

How Will You Recognize Your Caretaker?

July 1, 2019:

National Caretaker Appreciation Day events are coming up the weekend of July 19-21 at racetracks across the country and this year we invite horse owners, farm owners, trainers and drivers to get involved with recognizing and showing appreciation to some of the hardest working men and women in the sport....read on

NCAD 2019 Photo Contest Last Call

June 27, 2019:

This July we will celebrate NCAD during the weekend of July 19-21 at racetracks across the country, and to recognize the hard-working caretakers in our industry we have organized a NCAD Photo Contest!...read on

Faces Of Racing: Tyler Schlatman

June 26, 2019:

“Seeing a happy horse is the most rewarding part in the caretaker role. It’s a great feeling when your horse is sharp and alert; playing in the field and calling other horses.”...read on

Faces Of Racing: Thalia Martin

June 24, 2019:

“It’s the most amazing feeling putting so much of your time and effort into making a horse sound and happy. Seeing them go behind the gate and giving their all, win or lose, it is rewarding just seeing them there.”...read on

Recognizing Our Dedicated Caretakers

June 23, 2019:

In recognition and support of all of the hard-working caretakers in the Canadian harness racing industry, Standardbred Canada's Rachel Oenema has produced a short video on caretakers working with their horses....read on

Faces Of Racing: Mary Hawkins

June 19, 2019:

“As a caretaker, the most rewarding aspect of working with the horse is the relationship you build with them. They recognize you as soon as they see you and they learn to put their trust in you.”...read on

Faces Of Racing: Kaitlyn Wesley

June 17, 2019:

“The most rewarding part of being a horse person is seeing all the little things you do daily bring a positive change in a horse. When working with a troubled horse, whether it be an injury or attitude issue, and seeing your hard work pay off is truly an amazing feeling.”...read on


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