The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates: 2019
Woodbine's NEW Horse Acquisition Incentive Program
New for 2020! The incentive program noted below is intended to help local horsemen acquire new, race ready horses over the offseason for the start of the 2020 season at Woodbine:
Woodbine's 2020 Stake Schedule
2020 Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule
*NEW: Racing in Ontario: Online Training Pilot Project – Free
In 2019-2020, Equine Guelph will be launching an online training pilot project for the Ontario Horse Racing Industry. Over the course of two years, Equine Guelph will deliver 12 offerings of seve. . .
Letter to Members from HBPA President Sue Leslie
Hello Owners and Trainers, With the season coming to an end and the recent controversial industry issues taking place across the USA, I thought I should share some thoughts from my perspective as. . .
Mare Recruitment Program unveiled for Thoroughbred owners and breeders
TORONTO, November 6 – Ontario Racing today announced a Mare Recruitment Program (MRP), a one-year pilot program for the 2020-21 fiscal year, eligible to Thoroughbred horsepeople who bring an in. . .
EquiMania! At the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Guelph, ON October 16, 2019 - The award-winning display of EquiMania! will be featured for a 14th consecutive year at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair , in Toronto this November 1 – 10.
To clarify any confusion, please be advised that the HBPA at no time agreed to “automatic disqualification” of a horse for urging violations. Further, after meetings and consultation between . . .
Fort Erie Award Winners
On Thursday October 10th, 2019 Fort Erie held their annual Awards Banquet Dinner and Dance at the Leisure Plex. We would like to thank Lorrie Scott and Candice Warwick for all their hard work in . . .