Monthly Archives: March 2013

Deals for Fort Erie and Great Canadian Gaming, but long-term integration still needed

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The highly successful Slots at Racetracks Program ends in one week, and while OHRIA is pleased with deals for racing at three more Ontario race tracks, the industry association is still pushing for financial details from government on the promised long-term integration strategy. In a press release on March 26, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that a deal has been made between OMAFRA’s Transition Panel and Great Canadian Gaming, owners of Flamboro Downs and Georgian Downs race tracks, as well as with the Fort Erie Live…
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Equine Guelph offers second colic prevention eWorkshop!

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Due to an overwhelming positive response, Equine Guelph has opened registration for a second offering of their eWorkshop on colic prevention.  Over 80 students from local and international background gained valuable knowledge over the course of 2 weeks in March to combat the number one killer of horses (other than old age!) with Equine Guelph’s new eWorkshop on colic prevention.  The second offering April 15-28, 2013 is filling up quickly.  This affordable online short course is designed to help horse owners understand colic and take…
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Elizabeth Quigg elected chair of Canadian Para-Equestrian Committee

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Elizabeth Quigg of Stouffville, ON. has been elected as Chair of the Canadian Para-Equestrian Committee (CPEC) for the 2013-2014 term. In fulfilling the roles of chef d’équipe of the Canadian Para-Equestrian Team and the chair of the Para-Equestrian Canada High Performance Committee since 2005, Quigg has a strong background in para-equestrian sport. In addition to her experience with para-dressage, Quigg was also the chef d’équipe of the Canadian Olympic Dressage Team in 1996 and Ontario’s Young Rider Dressage Team from 1997 to 2002. “I am…
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Bursary Program Helps Young Equestrians Reach Their Dreams

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The Ontario Equestrian Federation is proud to present eight juniors from across the province with $1,000 through the OEF Youth Bursary program to help them achieve their equestrian goals. “We would like to thank everyone who applied and to congratulate this year’s bursary recipients,” says Dianne Graham, executive director of the OEF. “Youth are our future and we are delighted to be able to help them further their riding and horsemanship skills through the bursary program.” Each year the OEF distributes a minimum of five…
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