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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Cancer Survivors Find Hope In Horses

Mar 30, 2011 Comments Off

When Winston Churchill said “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man”, he knew what he was talking about, and this April 15th, 2011, the quote might be re-worded as “… good for the body, mind, spirit and soul of a cancer survivor/thriver”.
Linda-Ann Bowling of  [...]

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Provincial and Territorial Equestrian Sport Federations join Equine Canada in a quest to give Canada a new and revised sport model

Mar 30, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, Ontario—On March 10 and 11, representatives from Equine Canada and representatives from all 10 Provincial Equestrian Associations and the Yukon Territory met in Toronto. The session was mediated by Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada mediator Allan Stitt.
Following two days of very positive discussions, all of the parties have unanimously agreed to engage in [...]

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Canada’s Outdoor Equine Expo Welcomes Danny Foster

Mar 28, 2011 Comments Off

           
Canada’s Outdoor Equine Expo has announced that show jumping champion, Danny Foster, will be doing Hunter Jumper clinics on Sunday, June 12th at Iron Horse Equestrian Complex near Burlington, ON. In his illustrious show jumping career, Danny Foster has done it all. A former competitor, Danny was an integral member of the Canadian Show Jumping [...]

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Olympia Fabric Structures Dealers and Staff become BriteSpan Building Systems

Mar 24, 2011 Comments Off

             A new company called “BriteSpan Building Systems” is being formed by Ben Hogervorst, President and founder of Olympia Fabric Structures. As you will recall, this spring Cover-All Building Systems of Ontario lost their supply of fabric covered buildings when their supplier, Cover-All Buildings Inc of Saskatchewan, went into receivership in late March, 2010.
            Ben [...]

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Canadian Para-Equestrian Lauren Barwick Shines At 2011 Dressage Affaire

Mar 23, 2011 Comments Off

Canadian Para-Equestrian Lauren Barwick Shines At 2011 Dressage Affaire CPED13*
Del Mar, CA (March 23, 2011) – Canadian Para-Equestrian Team member Lauren Barwick dominated the Grade II division at the 2011 Dressage Affaire at the Del Mar Horsepark during the CPED13* Para-Equestrian Dressage competition, riding away with the blue ribbon on Off To Paris and the [...]

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Canadian Olympian Jacquie Brooks and Gran Gesto Reach Career Highlight

Mar 23, 2011 Comments Off

Canadian Olympian Jacquie Brooks and Gran Gesto Reach Career Highlight and Win Arenus Performance and Conditioning Award at Masters
Wellington, FL (March 23, 2011) – Canadian Olympian Jacquie Brooks set a goal for Grand Gesto to compete in the World Dressage Masters, and the 16-year-old Oldenburg gelding reached his career highlight following a successful ride in [...]

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48 Hours Of Rodeo Adrenaline

Mar 17, 2011 Comments Off

By Ross Millar
Ram rodeo workers were working non stop last weekend to promote the sport of Rodeo. Norm Betts was on hand to capture the excitement It was a full weekend for Rodeo in Ontario. Never before have we had this much action and work for rodeo being done this early in the year. Clearly [...]

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Notice to Industry – 2011 Program Criteria Books Now Available

Mar 17, 2011 Comments Off

2011 Program Criteria books are now available for the following programs:
• Standardbred Improvement Program
• Thoroughbred Improvement Program
• Ontario Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program
The books, which provide the specific details for the suite of Ontario breed improvement programs for 2011 and include all necessary application forms, [...]

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Import Permits and USDA Health Certificates Will Continue to be Required for Equine Semen and Embryos from the United States for 2011

Feb 24, 2011 Comments Off

Import Permits and USDA Health Certificates Will Continue to be Required for Equine Semen and Embryos from the United States for 2011
Ottawa, Ontario—The Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed that import permits will continue to be required for the importation of semen and embryos from the U.S. into Canada during 2011. These import restrictions are a [...]

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