Grand River Raceway season kicks off June 1

May 24, 2016 Comments Off by Admin

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 by Admin

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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Update from Alberta Equestrian Federation:

May 06, 2016 Comments Off

Emergency Support for Fort McMurray Equestrian Community
May 6, 2016
In light of the wildfires in Fort McMurray, AB, Equine Canada (EC) would like to share the following update from the Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) with the Canadian equestrian community:
The Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) greatly appreciates the outpour of support of the Alberta equine community and have [...]

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Equi-Bow Canada: Is Your Horse’s Attitude Related to Subtle Signs of Asymmetry?

May 01, 2016 Comments Off

By Simone Usselman-Tod,
Equi-Bow Canada Co-founder, Instructor & Practitioner
When a horse suddenly comes up lame, there is no doubt in our mind that something physical is going on affecting the horse’s ability to function optimally. We know the horse is experiencing discomfort or pain and is changing his posture and behaviour in some way to reflect [...]

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Apr 29, 2016 Comments Off

Notice of a Special General Meeting of the Members

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a Special Meeting of the members of THE ONTARIO EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION will be held as follows:

Friday, June 3, 2016

Caledon Equestrian Park
200 Pine Avenue, Caledon, ON  L7E 0M1

6:30 pm

The purpose of the meeting is to approve the new Bylaws by a vote [...]

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Celebrate excellence in the equine industry in Headwaters.

Apr 27, 2016 Comments Off

The Headwaters Equine Leadership Group is hosting the Headwaters Horse Country Excellence awards gala presented by Terra Cotta Financial Group on Wednesday, May 11th at the Best Western Plus Orangeville Inn & Suites.
The evening honours four equine industry leaders who exemplify excellence and who, through their work and vision, have helped the Headwaters region become a centre of equine excellence [...]

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Just 35 days left to apply for three awards from the Shannon Burwash Memorial Scholarship

Apr 27, 2016 Comments Off

Apply by midnight, June 1st, 2016
Preference will be given to eligible, full-time, post-secondary Canadian resident students studying at Canadian colleges and universities.
Awards Overview:
For 2016, the awards have been revised to offer three scholarship awards:
• one annual award of $2,000 for students entering more advanced years of study (third year and beyond) in any field of [...]

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