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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New enhanced testing for clenbuterol in Ontario Quarter Horses

Jul 19, 2011 Comments Off

By Rob McKinney, Deputy Director, Ontario Racing Commission
Starting August 15, 2011, testing for clenbuterol in Ontario Quarter Horse racing is expanding to include a 30 day withdrawal period and lower threshold levels. This expansion by the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) will complement the existing efforts of the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA), which has included clenbuterol in its testing [...]

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Equimania! Extends Stay At Museum In Kitchener Until September 5th!

Jul 19, 2011 Comments Off

‘King’ proudly marched to TheMuseum on King Street with Constable Pedersen aboard.  Officers Pedersen and Morrow captivated the crowd of visiting EquiManiac’s on July 12th, answering all sorts of questions about their mounted police horses, King and Watson.
Produced by Equine Guelph at the University of Guelph, EquiMania! is an interactive youth education program and exhibition [...]

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Ontario Sires Stakes Contest “Thrills” Fans

Jul 17, 2011 Comments Off

Toronto – July 13, 2011 — The Ontario Sires Stakes’ “Win The Thrill” contest is well underway and racing fans across the province are lining up at OSSevents to cast their ballot.
The contest, which got underway this past weekend, has held five contest nights to date and now has 40 excited fans eligible to cast [...]

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It’s Full Speed Ahead at Dressage at Devon

Jul 16, 2011 Comments Off

Devon, PA (July 15, 2011) – The year-long planning is coming together for Dressage at Devon (www.dressageatdevon.com) taking place September 27-October 2, 2011 at the Devon Horse Show grounds (http://www.thedevonhorseshow.org/).
The prize list is now available at http://dressageatdevon.org/cms/2011pdf/2011DADPrizeList.pdf.  The closing date is August 18.  A list of local accommodations is also available on the site.
For riders (and [...]

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Canadian Para-Dressage Team Finishes in Third Place at CPEDI 3* Hartpury

Jul 15, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON — Following the first stop of their European Tour, Canadian Para-Dressage riders have earned top scores in their Freestyle tests and finished in third place in the team competition while competing at the CPEDI 3* Hartpury Festival of Dressage at Hartpury College, in Gloucestershire, GBR, held July 13–15, 2011.
The combined scores from [...]

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Eric Lamaze and Hickstead Make History at Spruce Meadows

Jul 09, 2011 Comments Off

Calgary, Alberta – Olympic Champions Eric Lamaze and Hickstead made show jumping history yet again by winning the $200,000 ATCO Power Queen Elizabeth II Cup for a record fourth time.  The crowning event in the five-week Spruce Meadows summer tournaments was held July 9 in Calgary, Alberta.
Having previously won the event in 2007, 2008 and [...]

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