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Mister Big to help Equine Guelph industry education program!January 2010

Mister Big in race imageEquine Guelph is proud to announce that Joe Muscara has offered a breeding to Mister Big, standing at Tara Hills Stud, Port Perry, with funds going to Equine Guelph’s education program.

“We are 150 years into a grand experiment of developing a horse that can pull a cart real fast. Most of that time we did what our grandfathers did,” says Joe Muscara, owner of Mister Big. “Now with the rapidly accelerating scientific discoveries in all facets of equine endeavors that is not enough to excel, not even enough to survive.

You need the tools to evaluate what is new, use what is good and avoid what is not. Equine Guelph can help you develop those tools. Guelph did not teach us how to train Mister Big. But it did give me the tools to evaluate what we were doing and the confidence to stick with the plan over three magical seasons.”

The breeding will be part of the stallion breeding auction to be held at the Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association banquet and awards evening on January 23, 2010 at the Delta Hotel in Guelph, Ont.

“He is such a popular and awesome horse to watch in a race.” said Gayle Ecker, Director of Equine Guelph. “It is so wonderful that Joe is offering to help us build the education and training program for the equine industry, and in turn this will bring more youth into the racing industry.”

For more information on the banquet, please contact:

Patti Cunning (905) 854-1354.