The Hoof, The Whole Hoof and Nothing But The Hoof

May 29, 2011 Comments Off

JUNE 2nd, 2011 – from 8pm FoxFire Equestrian Centre, Uxbridge, Ontario.
Local farrier Dave Dawson promises to tell the “hoof, the whole hoof and nothing but the hoof” at this fun and interactive evening with a focus on hoofcare and the environment. Learn how the elements and the environment affect the health of your horses feet [...]

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Eric Lamaze Wins in Rome

May 28, 2011 Comments Off

Rome, Italy – Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, continued his impressive winning streak in Europe with a victory in Rome, Italy, on Saturday, May 28.
The Canadian anthem has played in Spain, France and now Italy with Lamaze’s victory in the €23,000 Trofeo Marine and Aviation riding Coriana van Klapscheut.  With 46 entries vying [...]

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Seven Heavy Horse Hitches Head to Canada’s Outdoor Equine Expo

May 28, 2011 Comments Off

Seven Heavy Horse Hitches Head to Canada’s Outdoor Equine Expo

Former Budweiser Clydesdale manager, Jim Poole, helps lead Heavy Horse Happening
More than 50 Belgians, Percherons and Clydesdales will be at Canada’s Outdoor Equine Expo to demonstrate and perfect their skills under the watchful eye of Jim Poole, former manager of the Budweiser Clydesdales.
The Heavy Horse [...]

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Kubota Renews Equine Discount (KED) for Horse Owners

May 27, 2011 Comments Off

Kubota Canada Ltd. has announced the continuation of their incentive program for horse owners in Canada . The Kubota Equine Discount (KED) gives horse owners with valid and current membership with Equine Canada or their provincial Equine Federation, Council or Association signifigant savings on Kubota equipment purchases …
Qualifying memberships for KED are:
Equine Canada
Standardbred Canada
Horse Council [...]

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Real Rodeo For Real Cowboys

May 25, 2011 Comments Off

SHELBURNE, ON – There will be no rhinestones on the rodeo cowboys galloping across Ontario’s rural frontiers during the A bar K Rodeo Tour this summer says  Tour promoter/producer Shawn Orr.
True grit, remarks Orr, is what fans can expect at each one of the eight rodeo weekends he co-produces with his beautiful wife and reigning roping champion, Amanda.
Dubbed ‘Rodeo [...]

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Jump Canada Invites Hall of Fame Nominations

May 23, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, Ontario – Jump Canada is calling for nominations for induction to the Hall of Fame.  The Sixth Annual Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, will be held as part of a black-tie gala on Sunday, November 6, 2011, in Toronto, ON.
Current categories recognized by the Jump [...]

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Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 Status Update

May 23, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON — Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) has been reported in horses in the United States, with confirmed cases in Alberta (1) and suspected cases British Columbia (3).  This is the neurological strain of Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV 1). Outbreaks of nEHV-1 [...]

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Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 Reported in the United States and Canada

May 18, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON — Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) has been reported in horses in the United States, with confirmed cases in Alberta (1) and British Columbia (3).  This is the neurological strain of Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV 1). Outbreaks of nEHV-1 are contagious [...]

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Show Jumping Returns to St. Lazare, Quebec

May 18, 2011 Comments Off

St. Lazare, Quebec – The 37th annual Pépinière and St. Lazare Horse Shows will be held May 18-22 and May 25-29 in St. Lazare, QC, with a record number of participants.
Opening week, Concours Hippique de Pépinière, will feature the Pépinière Grand Prix, Presented by Sandridge Saddlery and System Fencing, which will act as a qualifier [...]

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Equine Canada Announces Passing of Key West

May 17, 2011 Comments Off

Equine Canada Announces Passing of Key West

Ottawa, ON—Equine Canada announces the loss of 2011 Dressage Canada Long Listed horse and declared 2011 Pan American Games mount for Tom Dvorak, Key West, an 11-year-old bay Trakehner gelding. Equine Canada extends its deepest condolences to Key West’s owners, riders, friends and fans.
Please find below a statement [...]

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