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Caretaker Appreciation At The Raceway

October 14, 2020:

The Raceway at Western Fair District hosted a Caretaker Appreciation event on Friday, October 9, as part of the 2020 National Caretaker Appreciation initiatives facilitated by Standardbred Canada....read on

Faces Of Racing: Eddy Durbridge

October 7, 2020:

“As a caretaker who just doesn't work for my own stable, working for a different trainer can always keep me moving. From working with different trainers...you learn new things from each of them and have different experiences with different horses.”...read on

Caretaker Appreciation At Western Fair

October 1, 2020:

The Raceway at Western Fair District is hosting Caretaker Appreciation Day on Friday, October 9, the second day of the fall meet at the London-based half-mile track....read on

NCAD In Photos

September 24, 2020:

The third edition of National Caretaker Appreciation Day events, that took place from September 18 - 20, was shared on broadcasts, video streams, web, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram....read on

COSA Supports NCAD

September 23, 2020:

For the third consecutive year, The Central Ontario Standardbred Association (COSA) has supported National Caretaker Appreciation Day (NCAD) events which took place this past weekend across the country....read on

Caretakers Appreciated Across Canada

September 22, 2020:

For the third consecutive year, National Caretaker Appreciation Day (NCAD) events were held across the country this past weekend (September 18 - 20) as 11 racetracks, along with numerous farms, stables and training centres recognized and rewarded caretakers in partnership with Standardbred Canada....read on

Caretakers Recognized At Kawartha

September 20, 2020:

National Caretaker Appreciation Day was in full speed at Kawartha Downs on Saturday (Sept. 19)....read on

Gearing Up For NCAD

September 18, 2020:

This weekend, the Canadian harness racing community will be recognizing the hard work and dedication of the caretakers in the industry as National Caretaker Appreciation Day events and efforts take place from today, September 18 through September 20....read on

Faces Of Racing: Shanisty Andres

September 17, 2020:

“I think the most important thing is not to look at them as a dollar sign but as a horse. The horse doesn’t know whether you paid $3,000 for it or $30,000. It’s your job to help it reach its best, either way.”...read on

Caretakers: The Foundation Of The Industry

September 16, 2020:

Caretakers are the foundation of the horse racing industry. The horses are totally dependent on those who care for them around the clock, 365 days a year, and a caretaker is the first and often the last person the horse sees each day....read on

Show Us Your Fave Horse Contest Winner

September 12, 2020:

Standardbred Canada would like to congratulate 17-year-old Keith MacDonell from Port Hood, Nova Scotia, the winner of the 'Show Us Your Favourite Horse' contest!...read on

Faces Of Racing: Mathieu Nadeau

September 11, 2020:

“A great reward for me as a caretaker is to see my horse win and see the effort that he gave to win that race but the greatest reward is seeing the improvements in a horse, week after week.”...read on

Faces Of Racing: Jackie Starkewski

September 9, 2020:

“My advice to new grooms is to pay attention to the horses, get to know them and respect them, they work hard for us. Be humble, there are always things to learn.”...read on

Faces Of Racing: Kate MacNeil

September 3, 2020:

“You need to listen to your horse and pay attention to their needs, that’s what makes a good horseperson."...read on

Faces Of Racing: Shane Baglole

August 31, 2020:

"If you can learn something new each day you're doing well. Just be a sponge, take everything in, absorb it all, and if you can learn something new from all the different people you work for you've probably done something right."...read on


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