Canadian Farm Builders Association Horse & Equine – Farm Building Industry Awards

Feb 08, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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Statement from the Equestrian Canada Board Regarding EC Jumping Committee

Feb 07, 2017 Comments Off

Dear Members,
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 [...]

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Rising Strong™ Cowboy Camp

Feb 05, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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The Problem of Distracted Riding

Feb 02, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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Important Statement from the Equestrian Canada Board of Directors

Feb 01, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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Equi-Bow: A Holistic Modality That Influences More Than Just The Horse’s Life

Jan 30, 2017 Comments Off

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. [...]

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Confirmed case of equine infectious anemia in Quebec

Jan 27, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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Al Patterson and Ross Millar Resign from Equestrian Canada Board

Jan 26, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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Megan Lane & Caravella Kick Off 2017 Adequan Global Dressage Festival with New Personal Record

Jan 17, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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The 2017 Can-Am Equine Expo Returns to the Markham Fairgrounds

Jan 17, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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