SBOA Banquet Honours Breeders of Ontario’s Best For 2012

A crowd of over 150 attended the SBOA Awards Banquet at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel on Saturday, January 19th. Greg Blanchard hosted the Awards ceremonies which honoured the breeders of the top Ontario Sires Stakes in 2012 and several other individuals for their accomplishments. Jim Bullock of Campbellville, ON received the SBOA’s highest honour […] Read more »

Silent Auction, Stallion Auction Featured At SBOA Awards Banquet, Saturday, January 19

Everybody loves the spirited competition of a Silent Auction and there’ll be something for everyone during the fundraising activities at the SBOA Awards Banquet this Saturday night, January 19, in Toronto. Over 60 items have now been contributed by generous donors in support of the historic organization’s various initiatives to represent breeders’ interests and promote […] 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 »

SBOA Presents Submission To Ontario’s Standing Committee on Finance

SBOA recently submitted an official letter to the Ontario Government’s Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, currently holding hearings on Bill 55 concerning the Ontario Budget. On June 7th, President Anna Meyers was invited to provide a verbal synopsis of the SBOA submission and she fielded questions from the nine-person multi-party committee. She underlined […] Read more »