COVID-19 Updates

The Ontario Select Yearling sale would like to announce the COVID-19 protocols for those planning to attend the upcoming yearling sale on October 17th at Winbak Farm of Canada in Inglewood, ON.

Pat Woods, Ontario Select Yearling Sale Manager, is happy with the response from horsepeople towards the new sale. “We have received very positive feedback from people so far. They are understanding of the restrictions and just happy that there is going to be a live sale whether they bid live on-site or on-line. We have explained to everyone who calls that space is limited on sale day due to government restrictions. It has been stressed that only the trainer or one person from an ownership group can attend on sale day. Prospective attendees have been very understanding.”

The health and safety of the sale participants and staff is of paramount importance to all of us at the Ontario Select Yearling Sale. These guidelines are in place and intended to assist with the safe operation during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is of utmost importance that we follow and adhere to the regulations set forth by Peel region Public Health and the Province of Ontario.

  • All attendees MUST pre-register as a bidder with the Ontario Select Yearling Sale. Spots are limited due to Province of Ontario restrictions. No spectators will be allowed, only registered bidders due to the limited spots. Sign up’s are filling fast and very limited. You can go to the ontarioselectyearlingsale.com website to register. If you show up on sale day without pre-booking your spot, you will be turned away. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • On-Line bidding is available for those who are unable to attend. You must pre-register to bid on-line. All on-line bidders can go to ontarioselectyearlingsale.com and register for on-line bidding.
  • Screening measures, including temperature checks and health screening questions, will be in place to gain admittance to the sale grounds for all staff, participants, and attendees.
  • All sale attendees and staff MUST wear cloth face coverings at all times. Attendees will not be allowed to congregate and must keep at least 6 feet of distance between people.
  • Seating in the outdoor tents will be kept at 6 feet between chairs.
  • Food trucks will be on site for attendees.
  • No alcohol is permitted on the sale grounds.
  • On site cleaning and disinfection procedures will be implemented with regular sanitation of high touch surfaces continually throughout the day.
  • All viewings on Oct 15th and 16th are by appointment only. Please call Winbak Farm of Canada to book your time. (905-838-2145)
  • Viewing on sale day is only for pre- registered attendees.

The Ontario Select Yearling Sale really appreciates the efforts of all the horsepeople who are doing their absolute best to keep everyone safe. We understand these are trying times and your efforts and patience does not go unnoticed. Those who would like further information are asked to call Pat Woods (905-244-3014) or sales office manager - Michelle (905-838-2145).

*WE ASK THAT YOU PLEASE KEEP CHECKING OUR WEBSITE FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION.

Please check back often as updates will be posted frequently.

Thank you for your patience.

With the restrictions imposed by the government, we have decided to include an additional day for viewing of all of the yearlings at Winbak Farm. The additional viewing day will be October 15th from 9 am to 5 pm. This means that we will also be moving the ship in date to October 14th.
Please contact us if you have any further questions.

Sincerely,
The OSYS Team

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