On Friday, January 27th 2017, the members of the Canadian Farm Builders Association (CFBA) convened at the Arden Park – Best Western Hotel in Stratford for their Annual Conference, Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner. The event culminated with the Awards ceremony and a number of awards were handed out for excellence in Equine and Horse [...]
Over the past few weeks there has been active communication between Equestrian Canada (EC) and the EC Jumping Committee. EC responded to the Jumping Committee’s concerns on Jan. 27, 2017 via a letter that can be found as an attachment below.
Please be advised that we informed the Jumping Committee of our intent to publish [...]
Written by: Amelia Jaggard
Touch of Haven ~ Horses Healing Humans is an Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) certified program which partners an equine specialist with a registered mental health professional. Julie Erb President, Founder and Facilitator of Touch of Haven said, “We [Touch of Haven] feel this model best supports our clients needs [...]
Written by: Amelia Jaggard
Mobile phones have changed the world and it seems their influence is starting to change the horse industry for the worse.
I recently competed at the National Barrel Horse Association World Championship in Perry, Georgia. Over the course of this week long event, I witnessed a shocking amount of riders using their cell [...]
Equestrian Canada News Release February 1, 2017
The Equestrian Canada (EC) Board held an emergency meeting on Jan. 31, 2017 to discuss concerns expressed by EC volunteers and some members of the equestrian community, and to determine the next steps in addressing these concerns. The Board also confirmed their total confidence in the current leadership of [...]
After 46 yrs of enjoyment in the equine world, Lisa Byers, is turning her passion into compassion. Like many, Lisa found herself at a turning point in her career, after more than 25yrs in the Corporate IT Service Management world. Lisa decided to take her love for horses and move it forward as a business. [...]
The Directorate of Animal Health (DSA) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) wishes to inform veterinary doctors, horse owners and all stakeholders in the equine industry, A case of equine infectious anemia (IAE) in the Lanaudière region on January 18, 2017. The animal showed no clinical sign of disease at the time [...]
Ottawa, ON, Jan. 26, 2017 – On Jan. 25, 2017, Al Patterson of Millgrove, ON and Ross Millar of Mono, ON resigned from their positions as Directors on the Equestrian Canada (EC) Board.
Al Patterson has been involved with EC since its inception, and spent six years as President. An active volunteer within various non-profit organizations [...]
Ottawa, ON, Jan. 17, 2017 – Canadian Olympian, Megan Lane of Loretto, ON and her Rio 2016 partner, Caravella got off to an impressive start during the kick-off week of the prestigious Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) in Wellington, FL.
Held annually, the AGDF attracts some of the world’s top dressage competitors for seven weeks of [...]
The Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo is thrilled to announce its return to the Markham Fairgrounds for the 2017 show! Eastern Canada’s premier equine event will take place March 31, April 1-2, 2017 bringing together thousands of horse lovers and industry partners all under one roof for a great weekend for everyone from the seasoned [...]