The PBR Rides Into Ontario

Aug 23, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

By Samantha Houston
The PBR (Professional Bull Riders Inc.) returned to Ontario this year with two stops in Ottawa (June 9th) and Toronto (June 24th). This was the PBR’s second year in Ottawa and first ever appearance in Toronto.  The 2017 draw placed several of our provinces riders alongside both Canadian Cup Champions and invitees from [...]

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Para-Dressage Classification Hub Coming to Newmarket, ON in September 2017

Aug 23, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

Ottawa, ON, Aug. 23, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce that a Para-Equestrian Classification Hub will be hosted in Newmarket, ON on Sept. 6, 2017.
What: Para-Equestrian Classification Hub
When: Sept. 6, 2017
Where: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Newmarket – 100 Pony Dr., Newmarket, ON L3Y 7B6
Cost: $100
Registration Deadline: Aug. 30, 2017
Classification is available [...]

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Check out the August issue of The Rider

Aug 21, 2017 Comments Off

The August issue of The Rider is now available on our website. Click here and have a read.
You can subscribe to future issues by clicking on this link – www.bit.ly/RiderDigital

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Toronto’s Royal Horse Show Selected as One of Two Canadian Venues for 2018-2020 FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League

Aug 18, 2017 Comments Off

Toronto, Ontario – The Royal Horse Show, held annually as part of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in downtown Toronto, Canada, has been invited to host a Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League event for 2018, 2019 and 2020.  Of the 14 North American League qualifying events that will make up the next [...]

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Call for Applications: 2018 Equestrian Canada Eventing Committee Positions

Aug 15, 2017 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, Aug. 15, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) invites applications from individuals with an interest in filling open positions on the 2018 EC Eventing Committee.
The Eventing Committee, an operational committee of EC, is responsible for providing strategic guidance and counsel to EC management to support the development of eventing in Canada. The Committee works [...]

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The Pick N’ Ride Bluegrass Festival Returns To Horse Country Campground

Aug 11, 2017 Comments Off

By Walter Willett, Manager
Horse Country Campground is excited to host the second annual “Pick n Ride” festival this August 10-13. Located in the beautiful Ottawa Valley, the ranch style resort setting is the back drop for four days of live bluegrass music, horsemanship clinics, racing cowboys, and family fun.
Festival director, Walter Willett founded Quebec’s first [...]

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Ontario SPCA lays charges following investigation into horse that fell out of a trailer

Aug 08, 2017 Comments Off

Prescott, ON (Aug. 8, 2017) – A man from Alfred, Ontario, located about 70 kilometres east of Ottawa, has been charged with animal cruelty under the Ontario SPCA Act following an investigation into an incident in which a horse fell out of a moving livestock trailer.
On July 14, 2017, the accused was travelling east on [...]

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Icelandic World Championships 2017

Aug 04, 2017 Comments Off

August 2017 is a very exciting time for the Icelandic Horse community. This is because the World Championship will be taking place August 7-13, 2017 in Oirschot, The Netherlands. Every 2 years the Icelandic Horse World Championships take place in a different venue. With 21 countries internationally involved with the Icelandic Horse, the Worlds are [...]

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Beth Underhill & Count Me In win the Quebec Original Classic CSI2* at the International Bromont

Jul 30, 2017 Comments Off

Bromont, July 30, 2017 – Rider Beth Underhill & Count Me In finished ahead of local favourite Mario Deslauriers with close to one second in the jump-off, during the Quebec Original Classic CSI2* at the Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park.
Keep the rhythm
The course designed by Leopoldo Palacios (VEN), comprised 13 obstacles for 16 efforts, including a [...]

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The Road to Enlightenment

Jul 30, 2017 Comments Off

The Road to Enlightenment – How being a student Instructor of the Philippe Karl School of Légèreté has transported me to the next level
By: Muriel Chestnut, Enlightened Dressage, Ethical Consciousness in all Horsemanship
We are all seekers. Anthony Robbins, Life Coach Guru Extrodinaire, describes our Primary Needs as human beings as Growth and Contribution. We can [...]

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