Sarah Johnstone Defends Her Title at National Capital Show Jumping Tournaments

Aug 14, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, Ontario – For the second year in a row, Sarah Johnstone and Leonidas stood in the winner’s circle following the $10,000 Modified Grand Prix held Saturday, August 13, at the National Capital Show Jumping Tournaments taking place at the Nepean National Equestrian Park in Ottawa, ON.
The $10,000 Peel Maryborough Mutual Insurance Company/Henry Equestrian Insurance [...]

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Quarter Horse Directive No. 1-2011 Enhanced Testing for Clenbuterol

Aug 14, 2011 Comments Off

WHEREAS the Ontario Racing Commission is committed to working with Industry stakeholders to expand the medication control program beyond existing pre-race, post-race testing and retention requirements;
AND WHEREAS concerns were brought forward by the Quarter Horse Racing Owners of Ontario Inc.  (QROOI) and other participants in the Quarter Horse Racing community regarding misuse of the therapeutic drug clenbuterol;
AND WHEREAS the Ontario [...]

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Jordan MacPherson Receives Warm Welcome in Ottawa

Aug 13, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, Ontario – The student beat the teacher as 21-year-old Jordan MacPherson of Toronto, ON, edged her coach, Jonathon Millar of Perth, ON, for the win in Friday’s $10,000 NationWide Open Welcome at the National Capital Show Jumping Tournaments taking place at the Nepean National Equestrian Park in Ottawa, ON.
MacPherson trains with nine-time Olympian Ian [...]

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Mikala Chesler Earns Personal Best Win

Aug 12, 2011 Comments Off

Is it hot or what was on the minds of all this past August 07 in southern Ontario who were busy consuming beverages by the gallon and looking for shade including Mikala Chesler of Orangeville, Ontario Canada who was awarded the Paul Scriver Memorial Trophy at the CSI** Summer Festival by the Equestrian Management Group [...]

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Local Rider Dominates at National Capital Show Jumping Tournaments

Aug 12, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, Ontario – Ottawa’s own Kelley Robinson dominated Thursday’s competition at the National Capital Show Jumping Tournaments taking place at the Nepean National Equestrian Park in Ottawa, ON.
In addition to winning the 1.35m competition riding Caberlay, the 27-year-old athlete also placed third and sixth with two other mounts.
The first rider to tackle the course set [...]

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Opening Day at the National Capital Show Jumping Tournaments

Aug 11, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, Ontario – International show jumping competition galloped into Ottawa as the National Capital Show Jumping Tournaments opened its gates on Wednesday, August 10.   The two-week equestrian event is taking place at the National Nepean Equestrian Park, located at the Moodie Drive exit of the 417, in Ottawa, ON.
Approximately 500 horses will compete during [...]

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Ian Millar Harnesses Star Power to Win $90,000 RAM Equestrian Grand Prix

Aug 07, 2011 Comments Off

Palgrave, Ontario — Ian Millar of Perth, ON, and Star Power won the $90,000 RAM Equestrian Grand Prix held Sunday, August 7, during the CSI2* Summer Festival at the Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, ON.
Course designer Guilherme Jorge of Brazil set a first round track that produced nine clear rounds from a starting field of [...]

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Inaugural Cedar Run Hunter Jumper Classic A Resounding Success

Aug 05, 2011 Comments Off

~Equine Canada Gold Show Brings Destination Event Back to Blue Mountains~
Town of the Blue Mountains, ON (August 4, 2011) – Cedar Run Horse Park is celebrating right along with the winners on the heels of the first-ever Cedar Run Hunter Jumper Classic, a prestigious Equine Canada Gold-sanctioned “A” level event held July 6th through 10th.
“We’re [...]

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The Hills of Headwaters is Ontario’s DESTINATION for EQUITATION

Aug 04, 2011 Comments Off

Mark your calendars and plan a visit to the Hills of Headwaters between September 24th and October 2nd for a 9-day celebration of equine excellence. DESTINATION EQUITATION is the only event of its kind in Ontario, and will provide visitors and industry enthusiasts an opportunity to experience and take part in a variety of equine [...]

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World Reining Comes to London

Aug 02, 2011 Comments Off

LONDON, ON –  Rarely have Canadian reiners, either as a team or individually, been absent from the medal podium at World Championships, Nation Cup or Masters equestrian competitions held around the world. On some occasions, our world-ranked riders have accomplished the near impossible on “borrowed” horses.
With the art and majesty of dressage (aka ballet on [...]

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