Underhill Excels in Jump Canada Young Horse Series

Jun 26, 2011 Comments Off

Palgrave, Ontario – The opening event in the central region of the 2011 Jump Canada Young Horse Series was held June 15-19 at the Summer Classic in Palgrave, ON.
In the Seven and Eight-Year-Old Division it was Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill of Schomberg, ON, who guided Celline 2 to victory.  Underhill and Celline 2 were the [...]

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Halton Place Forced to Cancel Canadian Country Classic Horse Show

Jun 23, 2011 Comments Off

Halton Hills, Ontario – Halton Place regretfully confirms that the three weeks comprising the Canadian Country Classic Horse Show, scheduled from August 24 to September 11, 2011, in Halton Hills, ON, have been cancelled.
Following a surprise move by the Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC) on June 16, 2011, in which the application for a permit for [...]

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Take the Equine Code of Practice Survey

Jun 21, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON — The welfare of farmed animals is receiving increased attention and changes are happening.  In Canada, we have an opportunity to demonstrate that sound animal care standards are in place.
The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) is conducting a survey to gain stakeholder insights on the Codes of Practice and views on the [...]

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The June/July Issue of The Rider is Now Available Online

Jun 20, 2011 Comments Off

The Canada Post strike and lockout has caused hardships for many Canadians. The strike threat began on May 25th and what was hoped to have been a short strike became a long drawn out negotiation process. One CUPW’s rotating strikes began there was still the constant threat of a full blown walkout. This necessitated the [...]

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Coriana van Klapscheut Named as ‘Omega Alpha Horse of the Month’ for May

Jun 15, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON—Equine Canada has named Coriana van Klapscheut as the ‘Omega Alpha Horse of the Month,’ for May based her three European grand prix victories in one week during the month of May.
Ridden by the reigning Olympic show jumping champion, Eric Lamaze, Coriana van Klapscheut is owned by Torrey Pines Stable and Artisan Farms LLC. [...]

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Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 Status Update — June 14

Jun 14, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON — Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is sharing an update on the EHV-1 status in the Western Provinces from a conference call June 13. Participants included the Chief Provincial Veterinarian, members of Alberta Veterinary Medical Association, faculty from the University of Calgary Veterinary Medicine, provincial animal laboratory veterinarians and local equine practitioners.
There [...]

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Call for Participation – 2011 Destination Equitation

Jun 13, 2011 Comments Off

The Hills of Headwaters Tourism Association has been working for the past 3 years with the equine industry to showcase their region as one of the premier equine destinations in the Province of Ontario.  Their undertaking continues to be supported by the Province of Ontario through their Celebrate Ontario funding, as well as through the [...]

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Clark Montgomery Wins 25th Bromont Three Day Event

Jun 13, 2011 Comments Off

Bromont, Quebec – Clark Montgomery of the United States won the CCI3* Bromont Three Day Event, The Todd Sandler Challenge, on Sunday, June 12, in Bromont, Quebec.  More than $30,000 in prize money was awarded to the top finishers.
In addition to Clark’s win in the three-star division, Rebecca Howard of Salmon Arm, British Columbia, claimed [...]

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New Equine Networking Association Made In Canada

Jun 07, 2011 Comments Off

By Kelly Bowers
Lucie Burdon-Sereda, owner of J’Equine Sport in Ontario, would like to announce the launch of a new Canadian networking association, the Equestrian Social Society.
The founder explains “These days, networking is done mainly through social media tools…like facebook, twitter. blog etc…which is a great way to enhance and develop an existing business relationship, but texts [...]

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Ride On Over to the 3rd Annual Toronto Horse Day

Jun 07, 2011 Comments Off

Toronto Horse Day is a free, family friendly event taking place at the Horse Palace, Exhibition Place on Saturday June 11 from 11am to 4pm. People of all ages will have the opportunity to learn the basics of horsemanship through a fun and interactive program.
Avid equestrian and actor Daniel Fathers, best known for his roles [...]

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