Royal Agricultural Winter Fair


Blue Ribbon Days Percherons Royal  Six-Horse Draft Champs

The horses of Blue Ribbon Days Percherons, owned by the Albert Cleve and Jim Day families and driven by Dean Woodbury, won the $25,000 Royal Six-Horse Draft Championship on Saturday, November 11, at the Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 95th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. The $25,000 Royal Six-Horse Draft […]

Nicole Walker Takes Uplands U25 Jumping National Championship

Nicole Walker from Aurora, ON won the Uplands Under 25 (U25) Jumping National Championship on Nov. 11 at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. As the culmination of the Canadian U25 series, which saw qualifiers take place across the country in 2017, a total of 15 Canadian athletes and one international wild card – […]
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Old Times Coach Tops at the Royal

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Waller of Stockbridge, MA, made the trip to Toronto’s iconic Royal Horse Show to win the Green Meadows Four-In-Hand Coaching Appointments Class on Friday, November 10. The Royal Horse Show is held as part of the 95th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, running November 3 through 12 at the Ricoh Coliseum. The […]

Beezie Madden Takes the Weston & Brickenden Trophy

Four-time U.S. Olympic medalist Beezie Madden of Cazenovia, NY, won the $50,000 Weston Canadian Open on Friday, November 10, at the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 95th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair running through November 13 in downtown Toronto, ON. Hot off her win in Thursday’s $35,000 Brickenden Trophy with Coach, Madden […]

Mud Slide: From Rescue to Royal Champion

Rachael and Nicole Cullen stand ringside at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair with tears streaming down their faces. The girls’ beloved pony, Mud Slide, rescued 16 years ago from a meat auction, is now a Canadian Champion. “We knew he could do it, he wants to win,” Rachael said, wiping back a tear. “When they […]

Nicole Donovan and Fiontar Mac Tire Fly at the Royal

Nicole Donovan is making room on her bedroom wall to hang more ribbons, after her history making ride at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. On the weekend, the 16-year-old became the first junior rider to compete at the world-class indoor horse show on a stallion. “I was very nervous going into the event. All eyes […]

Darcy Hayes Claims Second Consecutive Hunter Derby Victory at the Royal

Darcy Hayes of Aurora, ON, and her mount, Say When, won the $15,000 Braeburn Farms Hunter Derby for the second year in a row on Sunday, November 5, at the Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 95th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in downtown Toronto, ON. Hayes and Say When, a nine-year-old gelding owned […]

Julia Madigan Crowned National 1.40m Jr/Am Jumping Champ

Julia Madigan, 21, of Vancouver, BC claimed the 2017 National 1.40m Junior/Amateur Jumping Championship, presented by Dominion Regalia, on Nov. 5, 2017 at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. The title capped off a stellar year for Madigan, who was also an individual gold and team silver medalist at the 2017 Adequan/FEI North American […]