Colleen Loach Leads Canadian Contingent at PEDIGREE® Bromont CCI 3* Three Day Event

Jun 14, 2017 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, June 13, 2017 – Canadian Olympian, Colleen Loach of Dunham, QC, was the top-placed Canadian on the leaderboard at the PEDIGREE® Bromont CCI 3* Three Day Event, held June 8-11, 2017 in Bromont, QC.
Riding her Rio 2016 Olympic Games partner, Qorry Blue d’Argouges, a 13-year-old Selle Francais gelding sired by Mr. Blue and [...]

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New “OEF Member Equine Research Fund”

Jun 06, 2017 Comments Off

The Ontario Equestrian Federation and Equine Guelph are pleased to announce yet another level of partnership in order to help address the needs of the horse industry.  The “OEF Member Equine Research Fund” is a revolution in helping horses for life by funding ground-breaking research.  The unique annual program brings members into the fold in [...]

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Equestrian Canada Para-Dressage Training Clinic with Carlos Lopes and Clive Milkins

Jun 04, 2017 Comments Off

Coming to Uxbridge, ON June 19-20, 2017
Ottawa, ON, June 2, 2017 – Portugal’s Carlos Lopes, an FEI 5* Para-Dressage Judge, is joining forces with Equestrian Canada’s Para-Dressage High Performance Technical Leader, Clive Milkins to host an educational and interactive training program for National Para-Dressage Team riders and coaches.
Set for June 19-20 at Dunraven Farm in [...]

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Don’t miss the 7th Annual Orangeville RAM Rodeo

May 31, 2017 Comments Off

On Father’s Day Weekend, June 17-18, the RAM Rodeo Tour will be kick off its 20th season of rodeo at the Orangeville Fairgrounds. The 7th Annual Orangeville RAM Rodeo showcases two days of the live action packed sport of rodeo to Orangeville, just as seen at the Calgary Stampede, and will feature some of Canada’s [...]

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Final Reminder: Submit Your Nomination

May 30, 2017 Comments Off

Submit Your Nomination for the 2017 Equestrian Canada Board of Directors by June 1, 2017
Ottawa, ON, May 29, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to provide a final reminder to the community that the deadline to submit nominations for the 2017 EC Board of Directors is June 1, 2017 at 4pm EDT.
Prospective candidates interested [...]

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Odysseo Raises Its Colossal White Big Top Next To Hershey Centre For Its Mississauga Debut!

May 30, 2017 Comments Off

The Raising Of The Largest Touring Tent In The World Marks The Official Arrival Of The Show Ahead Of The June 21 Opening Night
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO (Monday, May 29, 2017) #OdysseoSAUGA – The largest touring tent in the world was raised last week next to Hershey Centre in Mississauga in preparation for Odysseo’s opening night on [...]

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May 23rd 2017 – QROOI Stakes Rescheduled

May 23, 2017 Comments Off

As a result, with the decision to cancel the races this past Sunday May 21st, the QROOI Board has rescheduled the races as follows:
The Picov Maturity trials will run on Sunday June 4th and the finals will run on Sunday June 18th
The AQHA Challenge Maiden trials will run on Sunday June 4th and the finals [...]

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Get Ready to Celebrate Horse Day on June 3, 2017

May 22, 2017 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, May 2, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to inform the Canadian equestrian community that Horse Day 2017 is taking place June 3, 2017. This year will mark the ninth anniversary of Horse Day, which was created to raise public awareness and promote the beloved horse. Across the country, events and celebrations [...]

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Quarter Horse Post Racing Incentive Program Expands

May 21, 2017 Comments Off

By Jennifer Morrison
Ontario Racing has announced an expanded Post Racing Incentive Program for 2017 as part of its Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program, great news for retired racing Quarter Horses at Ajax Downs.
The program, in its eighth year, awards owners of former Ajax Downs racehorses who show their horses competitively in Ontario with an [...]

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Woodbine Entertainment Group unveils master plan for the Woodbine development

May 21, 2017 Comments Off

TORONTO, April 25, 2017 – Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today unveiled the completed master plan for the Woodbine Racetrack lands.
Woodbine’s privately owned 684-acre site will be transformed in the years to come into “a city within a within a city” and seek to be a future urban heart of northwest Toronto.
The vision for the plan [...]

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