The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates: 2020
INCREASE TO OVERNIGHT PURSES AND ONTARIO SIRED AND BRED BONUSES
Thanks to our long term negotiations with and cooperation from Woodbine Entertainment, the Board of Directors of the H.B.P.A. of Ontario is extremely happy to share with its members that new and . . .
LAST CALL FOR CHRHF NOMINATIONS
The public is encouraged to participate in the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2020 nomination process, by submitting recommendations of people and horses who have made a significant contribut. . .
Ontario Racing announces $5.89 million Breeders Awards program
TORONTO, February 27, 2020 - Ontario Racing (OR) today announced its $5.89 million Thoroughbred Horse Improvement Program (TIP) Breeders Awards package for 2020-21, including a new Ontario Sired . . .
CHRHF 2020 Nomination Deadline March 4th!
With the deadline for nominations fast approaching, the public is encouraged to participate in the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2020 nomination process, by submitting recommendations of peo. . .
Exploring Your Future in the Equine Industry
Equine Career night is a chance for equine enthusiasts of all ages to explore what career opportunities are available in the equine industry. The Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management equine event . . .
Outstanding Groom Award Winner and Media Finalists Announced
The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce that Michael Williams is the recipient of 2019 Outstanding Groom Award. Michael has worked on the Woodbine backstretch for over 20 years. His curr. . .
Dr. David Mellor discusses bits and breathing in horses
its and breathing. Both words start with “b”, and you might assume their relationship ends there. But Dr. David Mellor, an animal welfare expert at Massey University in New Zealand, believes . . .
Last Call: NEW Racehorse Respiratory Course
Are respiratory issues affecting your horses’ performance on the track? In the 2017 Ontario Horse Racing Industry Survey conducted by Equine Guelph, ‘respiratory issues’ was ranked the #1 h. . .