Local Re-homing Programs
Sadie’s Place – http://www.sadiesplace.ca/readytoadopt.htm
Re-homing and fostering of Standardbreds in Prince Edward Island.
Morning Star Acres – http://morningstaracres.webs.com/
Rehabilitation and Relocation of retired Stanbdardbreds within the Maritime provinces.
Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society – http://www.osas.ca/
Assist in the adoption and relocation of retired and non-racing Standardbred horses within Ontario.
Handibear Hills Horse Sanctuary – http://www.handibearhills.com/
Adopt and care for abandoned horses, while using them to teach horsemanship and stable management to adults and children.
Other Equine Links
Standardbred Canada – http://www.standardbredcanada.ca/
Official Website for Standardbred Canada including harness racing news and information about the industry.
Truro Raceway – http://www.truroraceway.ca/
Truro Raceway is located in central Nova Scotia operating year-round.
Prince Edward Island Harness Racing – http://www.peiharnessracing.com/
Atlantic Rider – http://atlanticrider.com/
An all-purpose website for Atlantic Canadian horse enthusiasts.
Eastern Equestrian Connection – http://eeconnect.ca/
A place for horse owners, riders, enthusiasts of all ages to come together to celebrate the horses in our lives including a friendly chat forum.
Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation – http://horsenovascotia.ca/
Official website for the NSEF including an equine directory, free classifieds section, and upcoming equestrian events.
Central Nova Horse and Pony Club – http://cnhp.ca/
Pony Club facilities in central Nova Scotia where many shows and clinics are held every year.
Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition – http://www.nspe.ca/
Exhibition grounds that share the grounds of the Truro raceway. Many annual events are held here including the Atlantic Horse Fair, Grand Circuit Week and the Dutchie Mason Blues Festival.
Horse and Pony Magazine – http://www.countrymagazines.com/ahp.html
Atlantic Canada’s only publication for equine enthusiasts.
Photo Finish Farm – http://www.photofinishfarm.com/
Offer instruction and training in riding and carriage driving. The Farm’s instructor also has several published books related to the retraining of Standardbreds.
Gord Searle Natural Horseman – http://www.gordsearle.com/
Natural Horseman from Strathmore, Alberta whose techniques to get back to basics, and help you build a strong, positive relationship with your horse.
Nova Scotia Driving Society – http://www.novascotiadrivingsociety.ca/
JES Custom Equine Apparel – http://sites.google.com/site/jeanscotney/home
Locally made custom equine apparel made from 100% Cotton.
Steady Brook Saddlery – http://www.steadybrooksaddlery.ca/
Saddle maker from Mount Uniacke, N.S. who uses the best leather, the finest handcrafted saddle trees, the highest grade silver from some of the top silversmiths in North America.