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Off-the-Track Thoroughbred Tops Open Jumpers at Ottawa National Horse Show

Jul 13, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

Ottawa, Ontario – Camille Ostiguy Duplain of Montreal, QC, topped a competitive field to win the 1.25m Open Jumper speed competition on Thursday, July 13, at the Ottawa National Horse Show at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON.
Duplain earned the win aboard Run Forrest Run, a 12-year-old Thoroughbred and former racehorse that she purchased off [...]

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Ottawa Horse Show Highlights

Jul 11, 2017 Comments Off by Admin

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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Equine Infectious Anemia in Canada Discussed in Upcoming Webinar

Jul 06, 2017 Comments Off

Ames, Iowa (July 6, 2017) – GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) is hosting a free webinar, Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in Canada, on Thursday, July 20 at 11:00 a.m. CDT for veterinarians, diagnostic laboratories and horse owners who want more information about EIA compliance and management.
Join industry experts for an overview and discussion about EIA in Canada, the [...]

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Inaugural Hollyfest Celebrates Country Lifestyle With Festive Flair

Jul 03, 2017 Comments Off

Caledon, ON. From gourmet food and drink, to unique artisan gifts and crafts, to home décor and fashion, the very best of country lifestyle will be showcased in seasonal style at HollyFest November 3 to 5, 2017.
Held at the Caledon Community Complex in the Heart of Headwaters Horse Country, the inaugural HollyFest is all about [...]

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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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Horses of Ontario: Whippet Good

Jun 28, 2017 Comments Off

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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