The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates: 2020
LAST CALL – ONLY 4 SPOTS LEFT FOR FREE ONLINE COURSE
In the 2017 Ontario Horse Racing Industry Survey conducted by Equine Guelph, ‘injuries/lameness’ was ranked the #2 health issue of concern after respiratory issues. Racehorses are elite athle. . .
Memo to Members: Update Coronavirus
Attention Members, Contrary to any speculation that you may have heard, it is Woodbine’s intention to start the racing season April 18th. Both the HBPA and Woodbine are working together at the. . .
45th Annual Sovereign Awards Postponed Until Further Notice
In response to the growing concerns about the coronavirus, COVID-19, The Jockey Club of Canada’s 45th Annual Sovereign Awards will be postponed until further notice. The health and safety of ou. . .
COVID-19: Caring for your horse during a pandemic
At present, there is no evidence that horses, other livestock or companion animals can become sick with COVID-19 or spread it to people. However, horse owners should have alternate plans in place. . .
It is important that you are aware the HBPA and Woodbine are in daily contact, meeting and conversing sometimes several times a day with the WEG Task Force regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). W. . .
Statement from Ontario HBPA President Sue Leslie re events March 2020
We were deeply saddened to hear of the recent allegations levelled at a large number of high profile horsepeople in the U.S., which not only accused them of using illegal performance enhancing dr. . .
Memo to Members: Clenbuterol
Triggered by broad media discussion in the U.S.A. and spurred by the climate both within and outside our industry, which calls for heightened attention to equine welfare, the Board of Directors o. . .
Memo to Members - Important Industry Update March 2020
iAGCO LICENSE RENEWAL: Earlier this week the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) rolled out their new online licensing services. Current AGCO licensees will receive their online acce. . .