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Herbs For Horses - Bringing Science To The Stable

Author: 
Ralph Robinson
Month Published: 
June 2005

“BOTANICALS AS MEDICINE” IS NOT A NOVEL CONCEPT.

Hasting Park's Sid Martin is a Canadian Legend

Author: 
Elena Fenech
Month Published: 
June 2005

SID MARTIN LIVED EVERY TRAINER’S DREAM – HE TRAINED A KENTUCKY DERBY CONTENDER, BUT IT DIDN’T STOP THERE. HE WAS FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO ENJOY THE PREAKNESS AND BELMONT AS WELL.

Gerry Belanger - This Man Has An Eye For A Horse

Author: 
Bruce Walker
Month Published: 
June 2005

GERRY BELANGER HAS BEEN DOWN FOR THE COUNT ONLY ONCE IN HIS ENIGMATIC CAREER. BUT THAT SETBACK DOESN’T REALLY COUNT IN THE SCORECARD OF LIFE; HE TOOK A DIVE.

The Starre That Got Away

Author: 
Adam Hickman
Month Published: 
June 2005

NO GROUP OF RACEHORSES IS MORE INTENSELY WATCHED OR PLACED UNDER THE MICROSCOPE THAN THE CONTINENT’S TOP THREE-YEAR-OLDS IN THE SPRING.

Report From The Executive Director

Author: 
Nick Coukos
Month Published: 
June, 2005

THERE ARE SEVERAL INDUSTRY COMMUNICATION PERIODICALS, POSITION PAPERS, AND REPORTS FROM VARIOUS INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS WHICH PROVIDE ALL PARTICIPANTS IN OUR INDUSTRY WITH A WEALTH OF INFORMATION.

Are The Wheels About To Fall Off The Atto?

Author: 
Bruce Walker
Month Published: 
May 2005

LAST SEPTEMBER, AS JOHN ATTO WAS STANDING CENTER STAGE IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE AT WOODBINE PRESENTING THE WINNER’S CHEQUE FOR THE GRADE 1 RACE THAT BEARS THE INSURANCE EXECUTIVE'S NAME, A COUPLE OF HORSEMEN WERE PONDERING THEIR MOUNTING BILLS AND WONDERING IF ATTO MIGHT HAVE A CHEQUE FOR THEM, TOO. He didn’t.

The Life And Times Of Northern Dancer

Author: 
International Thoroughbred Digest
Month Published: 
May 2005

HE WAS THE LITTLE HORSE WITH A BIG HEART THAT GALVANIZED OUR NATION.

Focus On The Yo-Yo Game

Author: 
Pat Parelli
Month Published: 
May 2005

HAVE YOU EVER WISHED THAT YOUR HORSE HAD MORE SUSPENSION, STOPPED EASILY WITH A LIGHT CUE, COULD DO A SLIDE STOP, MOVED STRAIGHTER OR COULD BACK UP QUICKLY AND WILLINGLY?

To The Rescue

Author: 
Adam Hickman
Month Published: 
May 2005

WHETHER IT’S THE HISTORY, THE EXCITEMENT OR THE PASSION OF ITS PARTICIPANTS, RACING COMES WITH AN ENVELOPING MYSTIQUE THAT EVOKES A LIFETIME COMMITMENT.

Days and weeks of hype and build-up culminate in a few thrilling minutes of competition, left for our memories to turn into romantic stories from racing seasons of yesteryear. The majority of the headlines are made by the horses that win stakes races and the yearlings that sell for sums of money few can come to fathom.

Looking For A Better Deal

Author: 
Bert Elstob
Month Published: 
May 2005

I DON’T CALL MYSELF A NATURAL HORSEMAN. I THINK THE PHRASE IS TOO LOOSELY USED AND I WOULDN’T WANT MYSELF PUT IN THE SAME CLASS AS SOME OF THE SO CALLED “NATURAL HORSEMEN OR WOMEN”.

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