The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates: 2020
TEMPORARY CHANGE TO THE PROCESS TO ADD A HORSE TO THE EIPH PROGRAM IN ONTARIO
As the industry prepares for the resumption of racing, the AGCO would like to provide an update to trainers, assistant trainers, owners and veterinarians looking to add a horse to the Exercise In. . .
AGCO Concussion and Urging Education Sessions May 29 & June 5
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is implementing a revised concussion protocol and urging provisions for the 2020 racing season at Fort Erie, Woodbine and Ajax Downs Racetracks.
Memo to Members: Important Industry Update May 19 2020
CLENBUTEROL: As we get closer to the start of racing, the HBPA want to remind Trainers of the CPMA’s Elimination Guideline change to Clenbuterol from 7 days to 28 days. As always, we strongly r. . .
20 Confirmed EHV-1 Cases at Woodbine Racetrack: Additional Testing & Contai. . .
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) continues to monitor cases of the neurotropic strain of EHV-1 present at Woodbine Racetrack. On May 17, the AGCO reported two thoroughbred hors. . .
Memo to Members: Practices to limit the spread of EHV-1
EHV-1 can cause serious disease in horses and can spread rapidly on the backstretch. Identifying horses with fevers, respiratory (cough, nasal discharge), and loss of co-ordination is vitally imp. . .
Memo to Members: Racing Update
Good Evening Members, Earlier tonight the CBC reported that the Province, in phase one of lifting business restrictions, will allow sports to open up with no spectators…. (Date to be determined)
Memo to Members: Important Industry Update May 2020
THANK YOU TO WOODBINE: The board of the HBPA would like to thank Woodbine for making the decision to provide Trainers with a 50% discount rate on environmental charges for April, May. We value th. . .
Down the Stretch - Episode 17
In this episode of the Down The Stretch Podcast, Woodbine CEO Jim Lawson explains what Historical Horse Racing is. We play for you the spine-tingling Kentucky Turtle Derby and quarter horse racin. . .