How to Help Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Aug 29, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

Equine organizations offer disaster relief funds
(Washington, DC)- In the wake of one of the worst tropical natural disasters to hit the United States, the residents and animals of Texas need your help. A record 49 inches of rain has fallen in the Houston area, and even more is expected. So what can you do?
There are [...]

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Join NATDA In Providing Support for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Aug 29, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

St. Petersburg, FL (August 29, 2017) – While Hurricane Harvey has devastated much of the areas surrounding Houston and San Antonio, Texas, the North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) is supporting disaster victims by donating to the American Red Cross and urging its members to do so as well.
Much of the Houston area has been [...]

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Ontario SPCA launches contest to name foal in its care

Aug 24, 2017 Comments Off

Stouffville, ON (August 23, 2017) – The Ontario SPCA has launched a contest asking members of the public to trot out their best horse names to help name a foal that was born in its care.
A Quarter Horse-cross, now named “Dee,” came into the care of the Ontario SPCA Muskoka Animal Centre in March through [...]

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Equestrian Canada Board Candidate Election Results

Aug 24, 2017 Comments Off

Eight New Directors Elected to 2017 Equestrian Canada Board
Ottawa, ON, Aug. 24, 2017 – The Equestrian Canada (EC) Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the board candidate election results and the eight (8) new Directors who have been elected to the 2017 EC Board.
The full results of the board candidate election are as follows:

Name/ Hometown/ [...]

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The PBR Rides Into Ontario

Aug 23, 2017 Comments Off

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

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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