PASSION COMES TO LIFE AT VANNER FAIR

May 13, 2011 Comments Off

Saturday, September 24, 2011, Deerfields Stables Country Inn, Caledon, ON
Caledon, ON – Deerfields Stables Country Inn, just outside the Village of Palgrave in Caledon, will play host to North America’s first ever ‘Vanner Fair’ with breeders, owners and trainers trekking from the far reaches of both countries to participate in demonstrations, competition, sales promotion and the good [...]

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Full Menu of Equestrian Events at 151st Caledon Fair

May 12, 2011 Comments Off

Caledon, ON – Visitors to the 151st annual Caledon Fair, June 10th through 12th at the Caledon Fairgrounds, will be treated to a full menu of all things equestrian with demonstrations and competitions for all breeds, sizes and styles of riding and carriage driving.
Saturday’s schedule is jam-packed with Pony Club Games, jumping competitions including the [...]

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CTHS Announces the 2010 Breeder of the Year and Mint Julep Cup Recipients For its 29th Annual Awards

May 11, 2011 Comments Off

Rexdale, ON – May 10, 2011 – The CTHS (Ontario Division) is pleased to announce that the 29th Annual Awards, honouring the Ontario-Bred champions of 2010, will take place on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Copper Creek Golf Club in Kleinburg, Ontario.
The event will honour Dom Romeo’s Terra Farms Ltd. as the 2010 Breeder of [...]

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Greenhawk Whitby supports WindReach Farm With ‘Loonie Shoes for Love’!

May 10, 2011 Comments Off

On Monday May 16, volunteers and riding participants of the WindReach Farm Therapeutic Riding Program will visit Greenhawk Whitby at 4 pm to thank them for the ‘Loonie Shoes for Love’  fundraising campaign! During May, Greenhawk Whitby is selling ‘Lucky Horseshoes’ to customers. Funds raised by the store will be used to help deliver the [...]

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Jane Savoie Clinics are a Must-See for All Riders

May 06, 2011 Comments Off

Jane Savoie is an Olympic dressage coach, instructor and clinician extraordinaire. Although she is best known in the dressage world, Jane’s knowledge and expertise can apply to all types of riding — including yours.
“If you ride a horse, you can learn from these topics,” says Savoie. “The responses that we see from horses in the [...]

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Bayer Donation To Equine Canada Supports Canadian Equestrian Team Competitiveness At The Highest Levels

May 04, 2011 Comments Off

(Toronto, ON) May 3, 2011 – Bayer HealthCare is pleased to announce the donation of $15,000 CDN and Legend® product to Equine Canada. The donation is intended to support and maintain the competitiveness of Canada’s elite equestrians and horse athletes, who compete at the highest levels of Canadian and international competitions. It will also help [...]

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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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