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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Caitlin Ziegler Becomes Youngest Rider to Win at Spruce Meadows

Jul 09, 2011 Comments Off

Calgary, Alberta – Caitlin Ziegler, 16, made history by becoming the youngest rider to ever win an International Equestrian Federation (FEI) event in the International Ring at Spruce Meadows.  Ziegler of Mequon, Wisconsin, won the $31,000 1.50m AON Cup on Thursday, July 7, at the Spruce Meadows “North American” tournament in Calgary, Canada.
A truly international [...]

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Millar Time at the Meadows

Jul 04, 2011 Comments Off

(SPRUCE MEADOWS, Calgary, AB): Show Jumping legend Ian Millar showed the world why he is still considered amongst the best in the sport by winning the RBC Financial Group Cup in convincing fashion at Spruce Meadows today. Millar, riding his 2008 Olympic team silver medal partner In Style, posted the lone clear round over the [...]

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CTHS Yearling Sales Grads Finish 1-2-3 in $1 Million Queen’s Plate

Jul 02, 2011 Comments Off

Rexdale, ON – June 30, 2011 – Inglorious, dominated the 152nd running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, Canada’s most famous horse race, at Woodbine Racetrack on June 26th, with fellow Sales grads Hippolytus and Pender Harbour finishing second and third, respectively.

A graduate of the 2009 CTHS Yearling Sale, Inglorious became the first filly to [...]

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Canadian Reining Teams Named for 2011 North American Junior and Young Rider Championships

Jul 01, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON—Canadian Reining Committee (CRC) is pleased to announce the teams that will represent Canada and their provinces at the 2011 Adequan FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships. Presented by Gotham North, these Championships will be held July 25–31, 2011 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.
The three Young Rider provincial Canadian [...]

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