The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates: 2020
Memo to Members: Reminder to Keep Your Distance
Hello Members, Thank you for your efforts and compliance with the ongoing state of emergency and social distancing. It has been brought to our attention that a few (not all) are visiting a little. . .
Woodbine - Veterinary Inspection Letter for Out of Province Horses
Woodbine Entertainment and the HBPA in consultation with the Equine Health and Welfare Committee would like to inform you that we will now be asking for a veterinary inspection letter, from all h. . .
Down The Stretch Podcast - Episode 13
Here's the Monday, April 13 episode of the Down The Stretch Podcast. In this one, Woodbine CEO Jim Lawson updates the status of racing in Ontario, HBPA President Sue Leslie and harness driver Pau. . .
Memo to Members - Face Masks for Backstretch Workers
The board of directors of the HBPA has approved the purchase of face masks for all those working on the backstretch. We hope to have them available by later this week and will notify you of distr. . .
Memo to Members: Face Masks for Backstretch Workers
Hello Backstretch Workers, The board of Directors of the HBPA has approved the purchase of face masks for all those working on the backstretch. We hope to have them available by later this week a. . .
Memo to Members: Clarification on Purse Funding for Owners
Good Morning Members, This past Thursday the Ontario Racing task force received approval by the Ontario Government and Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to have purse funds distributed to th. . .
Memo to Members and Ontario Racing Application
Hello Members, For your convenience, please see below the criteria required to apply for the purse enhancement payment of $1,500 per horse. We have also attached the Owners application form for y. . .
Memo to Members: Purse Funding for Owners
As a part of the Ontario Racing task force we are please to announce the Ontario Government and Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation have just approved our request for the distribution of purse. . .