Megan Lane & Caravella Kick Off 2017 Adequan Global Dressage Festival with New Personal Record

Jan 17, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

Ottawa, ON, Jan. 17, 2017 – Canadian Olympian, Megan Lane of Loretto, ON and her Rio 2016 partner, Caravella got off to an impressive start during the kick-off week of the prestigious Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) in Wellington, FL.
Held annually, the AGDF attracts some of the world’s top dressage competitors for seven weeks of [...]

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The 2017 Can-Am Equine Expo Returns to the Markham Fairgrounds

Jan 17, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

The Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo is thrilled to announce its return to the Markham Fairgrounds for the 2017 show! Eastern Canada’s premier equine event will take place March 31, April 1-2, 2017 bringing together thousands of horse lovers and industry partners all under one roof for a great weekend for everyone from the seasoned [...]

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2017 Equestrian Canada Rules Now Available Online

Jan 16, 2017 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, Jan. 16, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce that the online edition of the 2017 EC Rules are now available at www.equestrian.ca/programs-services/rules.
2017 EC Rules
The 2017 EC Rules are available free of charge in a clean digital version, as well as a version with changes from 2016 visible.
Direct links to clean [...]

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OEF Notice of Special General Meeting of Members

Jan 10, 2017 Comments Off

TAKE NOTICE that a Special General Meeting of the Members of the Ontario Equestrian Federation (OEF/the Corporation) will be held electronically for the purpose of
Considering a resolution to appoint auditors for the financial years of the Corporation ending December 31, 2016 and December 31, 2017.
Background information:
Article VII of the OEF By-laws stipulate that the appointment [...]

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Terrance Millar Departs Equestrian Canada Board

Jan 09, 2017 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, Jan. 8, 2017 – Terrance Millar announced to the Board of Equestrian Canada (EC) on Jan. 3, 2017, his decision to resign from his position as a Director of EC.
Terrance had served as a member of EC’s Bylaws Task Force prior to his election as a Director, and played an instrumental role in [...]

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2017 CTHS Mare Purchase Program (MPP)

Jan 05, 2017 Comments Off

The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) & the HBPA of Ontario are pleased to announce an exciting new program to assist in the expansion and improvement of the resident band of Broodmares in Ontario and increase the race horse population.
The program provides significant financial support to Ontario Resident Breeders investing in “New” Broodmares that [...]

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Interview with Kassidy Keith Equestrian About Life After High School

Jan 04, 2017 Comments Off

By Hayley Picard
Communications Manager, Queen Margaret’s School
After a successful competition year in 2015-16 and graduating from Queen Margaret’s School (QMS) in Duncan, BC, Kassidy Keith is now putting all of her life skills to the test, working to attain her dreams in the equestrian industry.
As she approaches the completion of her junior career, Kassidy took [...]

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Did you know how much horses and other animals LOVE music?”

Dec 19, 2016 Comments Off

Award-winning flutist, Laura Nashman documents the sentience and emotional lives of horses and other animals with her flute melodies, conversations with animals supporters and with owners of animal and horse rescue and sanctuaries.
Laura Nashman has been a flutist for over 30 years and has her own music label, Spa-la-la, a CD company specializing in healing [...]

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Queen of Thoroughbreds

Dec 19, 2016 Comments Off

Written by: Amelia Jaggard
Lindsey Partridge of Pontypool, Ont. is the first equestrian ever to win two champion titles at the International Thoroughbred Makeover.
The Thoroughbred Makeover is held at Kentucky Horse Park and took place Oct. 27-30 in Lexington, KY. More than 300 horses were competing in the ten different disciplines which  included Polo, Barrel Racing, [...]

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Heads Up!

Dec 14, 2016 Comments Off

Equestrian Canada to Implement Ground-Breaking Athlete Concussion Protocols
Ottawa, ON, Dec. 14, 2016 – Equestrian Canada (EC) has become one of the first national governing bodies for sport in Canada to release official, sport-specific guidelines on return-to-play protocols for athlete concussions.
“Parachute congratulates Equestrian Canada in creating a Return-to-Play protocol that will help educate and monitor concussion [...]

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