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ONTARIO HORSE RACING SURVEY RESULTS Industry says it is ready for trainingSeptember 2017

Story: Jackie Bellamy-Zions

Ontario Racing Survey resultsThe 2016 Ontario Racing Industry Survey results are in and over 70% of the respondents agreed that the industry would benefit from education/training opportunities for both grooms and trainers.

In a first of its kind survey: grooms, trainers, owners and other stakeholders from all three sectors of the Ontario racing industry were asked for feedback to direct future research, education/training programs and outreach efforts to maintain and improve racehorse health and well-being in Ontario.

Nearly 60% of respondents reported sickness as the number one most common reason their horses perform poorly in races.

The top three health issues of concern to the racehorse industry are:

1) respiratory,
2) injuries
3) gut issues

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