Ottawa Horse Show Prize List Available On-line!

Jun 28, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

Show Jumping Returns to the Nation’s Capital for Two Weeks of Back-to-Back Action
Ottawa, Ontario – The prize list for the 2017 Ottawa National and CSI3* Ottawa International Horse Shows, taking place from July 12 to 16 and July 19 to 23 respectively at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON, is available on-line here.
Highlights of the [...]

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Horses of Ontario: Whippet Good

Jun 28, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

Spotlight series written by: Amelia Jaggard
Whippet Good, also known as Whippet, is a 2002 Standardbred gelding loved by Jim DeChellis and Julia Stewart.
Whippet was retired from his racing career in 2015 with an impressive resume of 365 starts, 50 lifetime career wins, a career best of 1:50.1s, and more than $922,000 in earnings.
Sired by Island [...]

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Equine Guelph Launches First-Ever Online Equine Course for Youth

Jun 28, 2017 Comments Off

Story by:  Henrietta Coole
Guelph, Ontario – Equine Guelph has announced its new Horse Safety & Behaviour course, marking its first online training offering available to youth in the Canadian equine industry. The three-week online short course will run from October 2-22, 2017 and bring together young horse enthusiasts from across Canada and beyond.
The course will [...]

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CQHA appoints Team Canada Coach & Team Manager for 2018 AQHA Youth World Cup

Jun 21, 2017 Comments Off

(Calgary, AB –  June 21, 2017) —  The city of Bryan/College Station, Texas, will host the next biennial American Quarter Horse Association’s Youth World Cup event to be held  June 28 to July 8, 2018. This event, first held in Australia in 1986 as the International Youth Quarter Horse World Cup, has become one of [...]

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Why this Mom loves Pony Club

Jun 20, 2017 2 Comments

By Danielle Valiquette
My daughter, Ella, was seven when I broke down and bought her a pony. I knew very little about horses, but I managed to beg a good friend into letting me keep him at her nearby farm. And, though, she was thrilled with me buying a horse so that I could share that [...]

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Colleen Loach Leads Canadian Contingent at PEDIGREE® Bromont CCI 3* Three Day Event

Jun 14, 2017 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, June 13, 2017 – Canadian Olympian, Colleen Loach of Dunham, QC, was the top-placed Canadian on the leaderboard at the PEDIGREE® Bromont CCI 3* Three Day Event, held June 8-11, 2017 in Bromont, QC.
Riding her Rio 2016 Olympic Games partner, Qorry Blue d’Argouges, a 13-year-old Selle Francais gelding sired by Mr. Blue and [...]

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New “OEF Member Equine Research Fund”

Jun 06, 2017 Comments Off

The Ontario Equestrian Federation and Equine Guelph are pleased to announce yet another level of partnership in order to help address the needs of the horse industry.  The “OEF Member Equine Research Fund” is a revolution in helping horses for life by funding ground-breaking research.  The unique annual program brings members into the fold in [...]

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Equestrian Canada Para-Dressage Training Clinic with Carlos Lopes and Clive Milkins

Jun 04, 2017 Comments Off

Coming to Uxbridge, ON June 19-20, 2017
Ottawa, ON, June 2, 2017 – Portugal’s Carlos Lopes, an FEI 5* Para-Dressage Judge, is joining forces with Equestrian Canada’s Para-Dressage High Performance Technical Leader, Clive Milkins to host an educational and interactive training program for National Para-Dressage Team riders and coaches.
Set for June 19-20 at Dunraven Farm in [...]

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Don’t miss the 7th Annual Orangeville RAM Rodeo

May 31, 2017 Comments Off

On Father’s Day Weekend, June 17-18, the RAM Rodeo Tour will be kick off its 20th season of rodeo at the Orangeville Fairgrounds. The 7th Annual Orangeville RAM Rodeo showcases two days of the live action packed sport of rodeo to Orangeville, just as seen at the Calgary Stampede, and will feature some of Canada’s [...]

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Final Reminder: Submit Your Nomination

May 30, 2017 Comments Off

Submit Your Nomination for the 2017 Equestrian Canada Board of Directors by June 1, 2017
Ottawa, ON, May 29, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to provide a final reminder to the community that the deadline to submit nominations for the 2017 EC Board of Directors is June 1, 2017 at 4pm EDT.
Prospective candidates interested [...]

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