Canadian Para-Equestrian Athletes Dominate CPEDI 3* in Langley, BC

Jun 21, 2016 Comments Off by Admin

Ottawa, ON – Hat tricks and red ribbons abounded for the Canadian para-equestrian athletes who competed on home soil at the CPEDI 3* Touch of Class, held June 9-12 in Langley, BC.
The event marked the first time a CPEDI 3*-level competition had been held in Canada since 2010. Equine Canada thanks Thunderbird Show Park for [...]

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: EC Rules and Regulations, Section C, Driving

Jun 21, 2016 Comments Off by Admin

Please be advised that the Equine Canada Rules, Section C, Driving, have been reformatted and are now available on the EC website in English and French. Thank you for your patience. The complete rules of Equine Canada can be found on the EC website here:
An extraordinary rule amendment (ERA) has been approved for incorporation in [...]

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Kick off Queen’s Plate Week In Style!

Jun 14, 2016 Comments Off

This year marks the 157th running of Canada’s most famous horse race, the Queen’s Plate. To celebrate one of the city’s oldest and chicest sporting traditions, filled with fashion and fast horses, we invite you to an exclusive screening of Being AP, a documentary that profiles the 2015 final season of 20-time Champion Jockey Sir AP McCoy. In terms of accomplishments, no athlete has [...]

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Lorie Duff to demonstrate horsemanship and liberty training at RCMP Canadian Sunset Ceremonies

Jun 09, 2016 Comments Off

By Sandy Burns
The RCMP Musical Ride is synonymous with good horsemanship, teamwork and precision, and is steeped in history. Being a part of it is the dream of nearly every horse lover. And for Lorie Duff, that dream is about to come true.
Duff, who runs Liberty Lane Farm near Inkerman, Ontario (about an hour south [...]

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The Mounties are coming to Erin Fairgrounds!

Jun 05, 2016 Comments Off

Mark your calendar; the RCMP Musical Ride is coming to Erin for two shows on Saturday September 10, 2016.
The Erin Agricultural Society is honoured to host this very special event, and is partnering with the Town of Erin, and other local organizations and businesses, to make this an inclusive and very special day for the [...]

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Grand River Raceway season kicks off June 1

May 24, 2016 Comments Off

ELORA, ON — The first of 48 nights of live harness racing kicks off at Grand River Raceway on June 1. The track was awarded the 2016 Business Excellence Award for Hospitality/Tourism by the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Of Commerce, and the season lineup reflects its award-winning ambitions.
During its 13th season, the Elora, ON oval [...]

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ASPCA Commends Senate Committee for Vote to Prohibit Horse Slaughter in America

May 19, 2016 Comments Off

Appropriations bill will prevent U.S. horse slaughter operations in FY2017 by eliminating funding for horse slaughter inspections
WASHINGTON—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commends the members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for approving an anti-horse slaughter amendment to its fiscal year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations bill. The Udall-Kirk Amendment, [...]

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Book Launch May 2016! “Fit To Ride In 9 Weeks”

May 19, 2016 Comments Off

By Heather Sansom
$27.95 (USD)
Achieve Straightness, Suppleness, and Stamina In the Saddle
Publisher’s Description:
Regardless of discipline, level of expertise, training philosophy, body shape, or fitness level, all riders do better—in horse-related activities both on the ground and in the saddle—when they take care of their bodies and maintain their fitness in ways other than just riding. While [...]

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CASE IH Named Official Agricultural Equipment Supplier of Caledon Equestrian Park

May 18, 2016 Comments Off

New and Returning Sponsors Support Continued Legacy at Pan Am Venue
CASE IH, a global leader in agricultural and farming equipment, has been named the official supplier of all competition arena maintenance and grooming equipment at the Caledon Equestrian Park.
Caledon, Ontario – The Caledon Equestrian Park, host to equestrian events during the TORONTO 2015 Pan American [...]

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Fun Events Supporting LongRun Thoroughbreds

May 12, 2016 Comments Off

When you say the word “event” to a horse person, they immediately think “Three Day” but such is not the case with the 2016 Woodbine Ladies’ Lunch and C.T.H.S. Breeders’ Awards Dinner.  Although just as much fun, they don’t require equestrian skills and won’t take up 72 hours of your time. And both events benefit [...]

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