OHRIA Exhorts LIberal Leadership Candidates To Stand Up for Horse Racing Now

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association is calling on all Liberal Leadership candidates to take a stand now in support of Ontario’s horse racing and breeding industry. A new Premier is in the position to take immediate action to stop the needless loss of jobs that is already happening across the province. The horse racing […] Read more »

Breeders Advised To Register For Ontario Government’s AgriStability Program To Claim Unprecedented Losses

Ontario breeders were undoubtedly the frontline victims in the tsunami unleashed by the Ontario Liberal government’s announcement last spring that it was ending the Slots at Racetracks program. Farm operations first felt the brunt of the impact with a low traffic breeding season and then from slashed yearling sale prices. In response to a suggestion […] Read more »

Breeders In Drought-Designated Areas May Be Eligible For Compensation For Increased Transportation Costs On Feed

According to a recent joint announcement by the federal and Ontario governments, horse breeders in certain areas may be eligible for  compensation for the increased transportation costs of moving feed to their breeding herds this winter. Government assistance is on the way for Ontario livestock producers facing severe forage shortages as a result of this […] Read more »

Mark Your Calendar For the SBOA Awards Banquet–January 19, 2013

The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association (SBOA) has announced that its Annual Awards Banquet will return to the same Toronto location that earned raves from attendees in 2012. The event is set for Saturday, January 19, 2013 and will again feature the hospitality of the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre, a well-appointed venue […] Read more »

OHRIA Lauds Progressive Conservatives’ Gaming Strategy To Involve Horse Racing

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association is congratulating Ontario’s Progressive Conservative Party on their commitment to developing an integrated strategy for gaming in Ontario that involves a strong horse racing and breeding sector. The Ontario PCs have recently announced their plans to lead consultations on the future of Ontario’s gaming industry and their intention to […] Read more »