Canadian Eventing Athletes Named for 2016 Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships

Jul 26, 2016 Comments Off by Admin

Ottawa, ON, July 26, 2016 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the list of talented young eventing athletes who will represent Canada at the 2016 Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC), presented by Gotham North, taking place July 26-31, 2016 at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, CO.
A total of [...]

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Heartland’s Grandpa Jack coming to the Barbra Schulte Weekend Symposium

Jul 26, 2016 Comments Off by Admin

By Sandy Burns
Fans of the hit CBC series Heartland will have a chance to meet Shaun Johnston, who plays Grandpa Jack, this August during the Barbra Schulte Weekend Symposium in Inkerman.
Johnston will be making his appearance on Saturday, August 27. He will sign autographs in the afternoon, and will do a live, intimate and interactive [...]

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Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill Wins $100,000 CSI2* Classic at Ottawa International Horse Show

Jul 25, 2016 Comments Off

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill of Schomberg, ON, won the $100,000 CSI2* Classic to close out the second annual CSI2* Ottawa International Horse Show on Sunday, July 24, in Ottawa, ON.
In a thrilling conclusion to two weeks of world-class show jumping competition at Wesley Clover Parks, Underhill topped a 19-horse starting field in [...]

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FEI reviews alternatives for FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 after agreeing to part company with Bromont

Jul 22, 2016 Comments Off

The FEI has today announced that it is working on alternatives for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 following mutual agreement between the FEI and Canadian Comité organisateur des Jeux Équestres Mondiaux 2018 (COJEM), the organising committee for the Games in Bromont, to terminate the contract to host the Games due to ongoing financial issues.
“We [...]

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Canadian Jumping Athletes Named for 2016 Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships

Jul 19, 2016 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, July 19, 2016 — The Jumping Young Rider Committee is pleased to announce the up-and-coming athletes representing Canada at the 2016 Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC), presented by Gotham North, taking place July 26-31, 2016 at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, CO.
A total of nine competitors, encompassing two [...]

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Canadian Equestrian Team Nominated for Rio 2016

Jul 15, 2016 Comments Off

TORONTO (July 14, 2016) – On Thursday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Equestrian Canada (EC) named the 10 athletes nominated to represent Team Canada in equestrian at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games from August 5 to 21.
Both eventing and jumping will field teams of four athletes, while two individuals will represent Canada in dressage. [...]

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Canadian Jumping Athletes Announced for Developing Rider Tour

Jul 15, 2016 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, July 9, 2016 – Up and coming Canadian riders will get a chance to shine on the international stage as part of the Developing Rider Tour, featuring two upcoming stops in July at the CSI 3*-W Bratislava and CSIO 3* Samorin in Slovakia.
Aimed at giving young riders valuable elite level experience, the tour [...]

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Changing the Mind/Body Connection: Equi-Bow for Gait Irregularities

Jul 06, 2016 Comments Off

by Julia Merritt
Julia Merritt acquired Ruby in July of 2014 as a 10 year old. She had   raced for three years and been only lightly ridden since. Julia joked that she was on the “couch to 5k” plan – she had no muscle tone and you could see her “slouching”. As she got fitter, [...]

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Canadian Eventing Athletes Set to Compete in First-Ever North American FEI Nations’ Cup™ Eventing

Jul 05, 2016 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, July 5, 2016 – Equine Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the athletes who will represent Canada in the inaugural  FEI Nations’ Cup™ Eventing to be held in North America.
The 2016 FEI Nations’ Cup Eventing, presented by Adequan®, is set for July 8-10, 2016 at the Land Rover Great Meadows International in The [...]

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The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth Takes Place July 8 To 17

Jul 02, 2016 Comments Off

By Glenda Fordham.
This year, the CALGARY STAMPEDE is all set to draw even bigger crowds, featuring rodeo events, nightly concerts, interactive family fun, cowboy/girl couture fashion boutiques, an Indian village, even a “cowboy casino” and of course, 10 days of food, food and more FOOD!
For those of you who have never experienced the Stampede, here [...]

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