All CTHS divisions in Canada are in agreement that the most viable way to sell horses is to do it live with an auctioneer, despite the ongoing pandemic.
Nurse mares are a critical resource for breeding operations and can make the difference between life and death for orphaned foals.
Maggie and Doug Northcott may have gotten their start in racing and breeding a bit later in life, but it is full steam ahead now.
Northern Dancer, the feisty stallion from Ontario’s Windfields Farm, exploded the myth that Canadian-bred horses could not compete on the world stage.
Recent research has revealed that there has been a significant increase in Thoroughbred inbreeding which can compromise population fertility and health.
Ontario breeders talk the importance of breeder awards and how they need to be improved as the industry goes beyond crisis into a “state of emergency.”
Ontario Thoroughbred breeders have been put in a position that will continue to negatively impact the horse supply and viability of racing in this province.
Discover how to make the transition from racing stallion to standing at stud - and being successful at it.
Turning an active racing filly into breeding stock is not about sending an athlete into an easy, idle retirement. Rather, it’s the start of a new career.
Gayle Bosscher and Arika Everatt-Meeuse share the secrets of successfully handling studs.
Breeding science for the 21st century.
A detailed look at the art of racehorse breeding, including linebreeding, breeding strategies and research regarding so-called “speed genes.”
The first few seasons at stud for a new stallion can make or break a new career. This article highlights the keys to getting off to a fast start.
Many of the greatest racehorses who ever lived had little success at stud, while far more modest racehorses became very successful sires and broodmares.
Although today's racehorses surely don't get the foundation of long, slow works they once did, however, they have grown too fragile as a breed.