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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 by Admin

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

Aug 11, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

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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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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Nature Reigns in Iceland

Jul 25, 2017 Comments Off

“Riding and Relaxing” in Iceland on Horseback
By Kim Logue
The Icelandic horse, in Iceland, is usually left wild, living outside in a herd, until about age four.  So they learn to find their own footing and their own way to survive and thrive, at the edge of the Arctic Circle. They roam a volcanically active hotspot, [...]

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Ontario Racing Leadership Announcement

Jul 25, 2017 Comments Off

Ontario Racing’s Executive Director, Rob Cook, has announced his resignation from the association, effective August 7, 2017.
Ontario Racing’s Chair Hugh Mitchell wished Mr. Cook the very best for his future and expressed gratitude on behalf of OR’s board for Mr. Cook’s significant contributions in leading the organization during its development over the past year.
“Under Rob [...]

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RCMP Musical Ride Performing at Mohawk Racetrack Aug 1 & 2nd

Jul 25, 2017 Comments Off

[Destination Campbellville Community Association in partnership with Woodbine Entertainment Group/Campbellville] – [July 20, 2017] – The RCMP Musical Ride is coming to Campbellville in a few short weeks! On August 1st and August 2nd, you’re invited to see the world-renowned RCMP troop of 32 Mounties and their horses perform at Mohawk Racetrack in celebration of [...]

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Ottawa Horse Show Highlights

Jul 11, 2017 Comments Off

Show Jumping Returns to the Nation’s Capital for Two Weeks of Back-to-Back Action
Ottawa, Ontario – Two weeks of show jumping competition gets underway with the Ottawa National and CSI3* Ottawa International Horse Shows opening on Wednesday, July 12, at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON.  The Ottawa National Horse Show runs daily July 12 to [...]

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Introducing “True Grit” Equine Educational Tour

Jul 11, 2017 Comments Off

By Russ Krachun Kozak Horsemanship
The meaning of “True Grit” is to stick to your goals despite numerous issues, problems, setbacks and failures.  True Grit describes a person with firmness of mind, powerful motivation and unyielding courage, a person who has the ability to overcome obstacles and challenges in order to achieve results, accomplishments and reach [...]

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Ottawa Horse Show Prize List Available On-line!

Jun 28, 2017 Comments Off

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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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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