American Humane Association Mobilizes To Help Animal Victims of Devastating Tornadoes and Floods

May 04, 2011 Comments Off

Convoy of Vehicles Including 82-foot-long “Rescue Rig” on Way to Tennessee
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 3 – Following the devastating tornadoes that have ravaged entire communities and the extreme flood conditions now threatening more than a dozen southern and mid-western states, American Humane Association (AHA) mobilized its famed Red Star Animal Emergency Services™ team to help the [...]

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Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze Second in 2011 Rolex World Cup Final

May 01, 2011 Comments Off

Leipzig, Germany – Olympic Show Jumping Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, riding Hickstead finished second in the 2011 Rolex FEI World Cup Final held April 27 to May 1 in Leipzig, Germany.
Over three days of intense competition, Lamaze and Hickstead climbed their way up the leader board. Following Thursday’s opening speed round, Lamaze [...]

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Development at the 2015 Pan American & Parapan American Games

Apr 27, 2011 Comments Off

Beyond the essential questions of field-of-play standards and spectator experience, our key
objective for the Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games is to ensure that the
Games create a lasting legacy for international equestrianism in this hemisphere.
Specifically, we hope to advance developing sporting nations’ access to the Games; increase the
standing of equestrianism at the Games [...]

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Destination Equitation receives support from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism & Culture

Apr 26, 2011 Comments Off

The Hills of Headwaters Tourism Association was recently recognized for their work in showcasing the region as an equestrian tourism destination by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism & Culture. On March 3rd, 2011, the Minister of Tourism & Culture, Michael Chan, notified the Hills of Headwaters of their successful Celebrate Ontario application for the 2011 edition of Destination Equitation, a celebration [...]

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Equine Canada Wants to Know Where Candidates Stand on Key Issues

Apr 22, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON— Equine Canada is asking political candidates where they stand on key issues affecting the Canadian equestrian industry, including its riders, horses, breeders and all its association partners. The 10-point questionnaire has been distributed to all party leaders,   former ministers of agriculture and sport, and associated critics.
“Our questionnaire for 2011 federal election candidates reports  [...]

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Equine Piroplasmosis

Apr 14, 2011 Comments Off

Learn about this horse disease and how to prevent it.
The American Quarter Horse Journal — It is a disease that lurks in a horse’s blood, with tiny protozoa attacking red blood cells. Equine piroplasmosis is common in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world, including parts of Central and South America, the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, [...]

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Eric Lamaze to Represent Canada at the 2011 FEI World Cup Final

Apr 07, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON— Eric Lamaze will be Canada’s representative at the 2011 The Rolex FEI World Cup™ Final in Leipzig, GER, at the Leipzig Exhibition Center from April 27–May 1, 2011.
Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, accumulated 44 points throughout the 2010–2011 World Cup qualifying season aboard two horses, Atlete Van T Heike, an 11-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare [...]

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Olympic Dressage Rider Ashley Holzer Wins in Wellington

Apr 06, 2011 Comments Off

Olympic Dressage Rider Ashley Holzer Wins Wellington Institute “Rider Wellness Award” At Wellington Classic Dressage Challenge II CDI
Wellington, FL (March 31, 2011) – Olympic Dressage rider Ashley Holzer is a world renowned Canadian dressage rider who has ridden in two Olympics, two World Championships, two Pan American Games and earned
fame and a great following aboard [...]

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Bromont Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Apr 06, 2011 Comments Off

Bromont, Quebec – The Bromont Three Day Event, The Todd Sandler Challenge, will celebrate its 25th anniversary from June 9 to 12, 2011, in Bromont, Quebec.
The Bromont Three Day Event will offer more than $30,000 in prize money in divisions ranging from the grass roots training level up to the CCI*** international division.  Organizers are [...]

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Support REACH this Wednesday, April 6th

Apr 05, 2011 Comments Off

At the 2011 North-East Regional Invitational High School Rodeo at The Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre of Huron Inc., there were a few conversations floating around.
For many, it was our first time inside the Facility, a state-of-the-art heated arena, complete with stalls, dorm rooms, concession areas, instruction areas and more. In its still “near-new”, [...]

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