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Jeff Porchak's Blog

 

Harness Racing's Girl Power

March 14, 2015:


Perhaps moreso than any other year, 2014 -- the Year of The Horse -- certainly could have been referred to as The Year of The Female as headlines were frequently made by women, fillies and mares.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

Which Shortage Is Worse?

March 5, 2015:


I find myself playing an app on my phone quite a bit. It's called trivia crack. A question is asked and multiple choice answers are given. For instance, one might ask our industry:

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Adam Mauntah's Blog

 

"It’s wintertime and the weather’s fine"

February 12, 2015:


Well, whether the weather is really fine is debatable, but I could not pass up the chance to quote a Stompin’ Tom Connors song! Anyway, I have been thinking about winter racing and what it means to people in this sport.

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Kathy Wade's Blog

 

The Anticipation

February 7, 2015:


Do you ever think about how happy or excited you feel when you’re looking forward to something? Whether it’s a holiday, a horse racing, seeing an old friend, or the last chapter of a gripping book, research has shown that anticipating something can be a powerful and positive emotion that can help us live happier lives.

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Anthony MacDonald's Blog

 

Attracting New Business

November 7, 2014:


How can we attract new business with no business plan?

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Jeff Porchak's Blog

 

The Future Of Equine Fashion

October 31, 2014:


Back in June, some individuals at Truro Raceway dressed up horses for Father's Day and garnered some attention. People around the world took notice. Did one person perhaps notice something was missing?

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Jack Darling's Blog

 

A Tribute To Mark Austin

September 16, 2014:


Today I woke up; I am healthy, I am alive. My family is healthy. I am blessed. I apologize for all my complaining, I am truly grateful.

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Dr. Alison Moore's Blog

 

An ounce of prevention

September 13, 2014:


This Sunday, September 14, horse people from all over the province and beyond will descend upon the Flamboro Backstretch for the annual Canadian Yearling Sale. One thing that won’t likely be on the top of their minds: Biosecurity!

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NDC Drivers's Blog

 

Down to the Wire

August 26, 2014:


With the National Driving Championship this evening, the moment determining Canada's representative fast approaches. One of the eight drivers will go on to drive for Canada in the World Driving Championship in Australia next year. Check out what they're doing leading up to post at Red Shores' Charlottetown in Road to the NDC: Day 6.

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NDC Drivers's Blog

 

Meet, Greet and Eat

August 25, 2014:


As the participants in the National Driving Championship arrive in PEI, they are being treated to beautiful weather ahead of tonight's reception. Check out what they're up to in Road to the NDC: Day 5, the last day before the big event.

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NDC Drivers's Blog

 

Drivers Skyward Bound

August 24, 2014:


As some of our drivers shoot for the stars in more ways than one, they've taken the time to share what's going on as they start their cross-country treks. Check out what they have to say in Road to the NDC: Day 4.

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NDC Drivers's Blog

 

"It's getting real now!"

August 23, 2014:


Now that the drivers participating in the National Driving Championship have drafted their horses, the stage is set for Tuesday evening. Check out what's going on with the participants in Road to the NDC: Day 3.

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NDC Drivers's Blog

 

Highlighters, anyone?

August 22, 2014:


Our drivers received the program pages yesterday evening in preparation for today's draft. Check out what's going on in the Road to the NDC: Day 2.

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NDC Drivers's Blog

 

More Than One Drivers' Challenge

August 21, 2014:


While the action on the track next Tuesday will be intense, the competition is already heating up off the track. Check out what's going on with our eight drivers in the Road to the NDC: Part 1.

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Submitted Letters's Blog

 

Rick Mowles, JJJ Stables

August 16, 2014:


To all our fellow Horsemen, Horsewomen, Friends and Business Associates;

On June 1, 2014, we experienced the worst type of tragedy anyone can experience in a lifetime. We lost seventeen horses by smoke and fire. There are not words to describe the pain and heartache we feel.

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