Equine Canada Wants to Know Where Candidates Stand on Key Issues

Apr 22, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON— Equine Canada is asking political candidates where they stand on key issues affecting the Canadian equestrian industry, including its riders, horses, breeders and all its association partners. The 10-point questionnaire has been distributed to all party leaders,   former ministers of agriculture and sport, and associated critics.
“Our questionnaire for 2011 federal election candidates reports  [...]

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Equine Piroplasmosis

Apr 14, 2011 Comments Off

Learn about this horse disease and how to prevent it.
The American Quarter Horse Journal — It is a disease that lurks in a horse’s blood, with tiny protozoa attacking red blood cells. Equine piroplasmosis is common in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world, including parts of Central and South America, the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, [...]

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Eric Lamaze to Represent Canada at the 2011 FEI World Cup Final

Apr 07, 2011 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON— Eric Lamaze will be Canada’s representative at the 2011 The Rolex FEI World Cup™ Final in Leipzig, GER, at the Leipzig Exhibition Center from April 27–May 1, 2011.
Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, accumulated 44 points throughout the 2010–2011 World Cup qualifying season aboard two horses, Atlete Van T Heike, an 11-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare [...]

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Olympic Dressage Rider Ashley Holzer Wins in Wellington

Apr 06, 2011 Comments Off

Olympic Dressage Rider Ashley Holzer Wins Wellington Institute “Rider Wellness Award” At Wellington Classic Dressage Challenge II CDI
Wellington, FL (March 31, 2011) – Olympic Dressage rider Ashley Holzer is a world renowned Canadian dressage rider who has ridden in two Olympics, two World Championships, two Pan American Games and earned
fame and a great following aboard [...]

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Bromont Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Apr 06, 2011 Comments Off

Bromont, Quebec – The Bromont Three Day Event, The Todd Sandler Challenge, will celebrate its 25th anniversary from June 9 to 12, 2011, in Bromont, Quebec.
The Bromont Three Day Event will offer more than $30,000 in prize money in divisions ranging from the grass roots training level up to the CCI*** international division.  Organizers are [...]

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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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