Aligning with most of the racing world was made to ensure fairness, protect horse welfare, and retain CPMA funding for the program.
While it is typical to wean foals at 4-6 months, research indicates that there are steps breeders can take to make the process more natural.
Even though they make up almost 80% of horse racing, there is a strong case for changing, or outright abolishing, them.
Despite being denied provincial funding, the future of BC's racing industry looks pretty promising from Glen Todd's perspective.
During the University of Kentucky Equine Research Showcase, Mick Peterson, PhD spoke about the Maintenance Quality System (MQS).
Breeders, owners and bettors are all interested in which stallion will have the most precocious first crop of runners in 2021.
Slow to gain traction in Canada, the movement is seeking uniform regulation in racing and a stop to drug use.
In a difficult and unprecedented season, Woodbine horsepeople pulled together to survive as human and equine heroes came to the fore.
Not wanting to be away from the sport she loved during the pandemic, journalist Hayley Morrison chose to get a gig on the backstretch.
In just her second full season of training, Christine Ammann finished as runner-up in the year-end win standings at the 2020 Hastings meet.
Racing in Canada may be over for the season, but you can warm a Thoroughbred lover's heart with these thoughtful, fun gifts.