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OSAS Celebrates 25 Years

July 6, 2021:

Founded in 1996, the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society (OSAS) is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2021. The official adoption agency in the province for Standardbreds, OSAS has found forever homes for more than 1,000 horses to date....read on

We All Need A Little Hope

June 21, 2021:

The Ontario harness racing industry has been decimated over recent months with three separate shutdowns due to the global pandemic. With racing now back on track, our horse people finally have a little hope. That’s exactly what the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society (OSAS) received last year. A small weanling filly with the apt name of Hope....read on

OSAS Fan Favourite Adopted

February 23, 2021:

Longtime fan favourite Ruff Me Up is one of several horses recently adopted through the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society (OSAS) program....read on

OSAS Stallion Auction Concluded

February 12, 2021:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s 2021 Stallion Auction wrapped up on Friday (Feb. 12), and it was another excellent fundraiser for the organization which finds forever homes for retired harness horses in the province....read on

OSAS Stallion Auction Ends Today

February 12, 2021:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s 2021 Stallion Auction concludes today (Friday, February 12) at 3:00 p.m....read on

OSAS Stallion Auction In Progress

February 9, 2021:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s annual Stallion Auction fundraiser is in progress, and will run until Friday (Feb. 12) at 3 p.m....read on

Stallions Added To OSAS Stallion Auction

February 4, 2021:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s (OSAS) annual Stallion Auction fundraiser will get underway next Tuesday (Feb. 9) at 10 a.m. (EST) and will run until Friday (Feb. 12) at 3 p.m. (EST), with two new stallions added to the original lineup....read on

The Best Christmas Gift

December 29, 2020:

This holiday season was made extra special for an eastern Ontario family thanks to the Standardbred mare Foamy, who was delivered as a present to a very surprised and deserving Taralee Waite on Christmas Eve....read on

TheStable.ca Raises $3K For OSAS

December 18, 2020:

Viewers of TheStable.ca Virtual Winter Open House on Friday (Dec. 18) raised $3,000 for the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society (OSAS).

Donations were collected from several of the 500 people who provided an RSVP for the livestream event, which featured 45 of TheStable.ca’s yearlings training in eight sets....read on

OSAS Horses On The Move

October 5, 2020:

Well known Ontario pacer Hollywood Ham has begun his third career, this one as a riding horse, after having recently been adopted from the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society. He is one of five retired Standardbreds to have recently been placed in 'forever homes' by OSAS....read on

Pair Of Iron Horses Join OSAS

September 11, 2020:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society is pleased to welcome two iron horses into their program, Strike A Light and Lisvinnie....read on

OSAS Fundraiser Now Underway

August 25, 2020:

Hanover Raceway is running an online fundraising campaign for the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society starting today (Tuesday, August 25) and closing on Saturday, August 29 at 6 p.m....read on

Hollywood Ham Needs A New Role

August 19, 2020:

The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society’s newest member has likely had more drivers and trips around a racetrack than just about any other harness horse. Hollywood Ham faced the gate 135 times during his racing career but made hundreds more trips around all sized tracks as one of the equine stars of the popular 'Hands On Horses' team....read on

An Equine Love Story

June 23, 2020:

Talented equine artist Michelle Hogan first met iron-tough pacer Conrad Seelster when she was in her early 20s and he was a grizzled racetrack veteran with eight years of racing under his harness. Eighteen years later, they are still together, and Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society graduate 'Conrad' is a beloved member of Michelle’s family....read on

'Where I'm From': Racing Edition

June 12, 2020:

Fans who tuned into the debut of TSN's Racing Night Live on Thursday viewed the world premiere of a special video from The Reklaws for their hit single 'Where I’m From.'...read on


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