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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EquiMania! Brings the Masters to THEMUSEUM!

Jul 29, 2011 Comments Off

EQUINE GUELPH is pleased to announce a special day where EquiManiacs will be able to get together with the stars of the horse industry!  Meet the masters on August 4th, 10:30 am until Noon at THEMUSEUM, 10 King Street West, Kitchener ON.
Equine Guelph and THEMUSEUM will be welcoming renowned equine celebrities including:  top drivers Doug McNair and ScottZeron, International level eventer Karl Sleazak, [...]

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Standardbred Showcase Horse Show Sunday July 31, 2011

Jul 28, 2011 Comments Off

Grand River Raceway will be the site of the next show in the Ontario Standardbred Show Series on Sunday July 31.  The dressage portion of the show will start at approximately 8:30 am  followed by 20 other classes for this Standardbred Only Horse Show.
The class list can be viewed on the web site www. Standardbredshowcase.com [...]

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Canadian Young Event Riders set to compete at North American Junior and Young Riders Championships

Jul 24, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON—Canadian Eventing Committee is pleased to announce the teams that will represent Canada at the 2011 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders Championships. Presented by Gotham North, these Championships will be held July 27–31 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.  Riders will compete for top honours in team and individual [...]

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OSS 2 Year-Old Colt Trot Rescheduled

Jul 23, 2011 Comments Off

The cancellation of the races at Mohawk Racetrack by Woodbine Entertainment Group on Thursday, July 21st due to the extreme heat wave hitting Ontario, caused the cancellation of the Ontario Sires Stake Gold Eliminations for 2 year-old colt trotters scheduled for that day.
According to the decision of the Program Administrator, the event is considered cancelled [...]

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