The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario
News & Updates
ONTARIO SIRE PROGRAM ADJUSTMENTS
Starting in 2014, WEG has made substantial changes to its racing program. An Ontario Sire (OS) purse bonus of 40% in all open races was introduced (except for horses that have been claimed and ra. . .
AGCO - Changes to Adjudication of Horse Racing Appeals
On December 10, 2015, the Ontario Legislature passed legislation which will transfer the regulatory responsibilities of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of. . .
QUEEN’S PLATE DAY INFORMATION
There are a number of exciting added attractions to Queens Plate day which will enhance the customer experience with the goal to increase attendance. With that, there will be a General Admission . . .
Fire Prevention Initiative for Horse Farms
Equine Guelph is conducting a pilot program focusing on fire prevention on horse farms. The program involves a farm visit with Susan Raymond and a local fire prevention officer.
HBPA Draw for Reimbursement on denied 2017 Labour Market Applications
As the struggle to find experienced Canadian workers and the ongoing issues regarding Foreign Workers continues, the Board of HBPA of Ontario has decided to sponsor a draw to reimburse a select n. . .
Inquiring Minds Want to Know More About Biosecurity
Guelph, ON - Spring consists of more than just cleaning. There is much to do, planning ahead to maximize time spent with your horse and working towards your goals for the impending sunny months.
April's Issue of Thoroughbred Highlight
Opening Day at Woodbine started with steady rainfall drenching the horses and grooms who were schooling before the first race. The rain gave way to a sunny warm day by the start of the second rac. . .
Talkin' Horse Racing - Episode One Now Available
Jason Portuondo and Jennifer Morrison kick off the season with a look ahead to this year's Queen's Plate. ALSO: TOBA Ownership Seminar, Jen picks her Gems, we learn how groom Amanda Erwin started. . .