Bromont: Equestrian sports are here to stay

May 16, 2017 Comments Off

Bromont, May 2, 2017 – On the eve of the 42nd season of the Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park, the town’s municipal council has renewed its support for the events of the 2017 calendar.
A very busy season
Bromont is the only competition site hosting international events in Quebec, in four of the eight FEI recognized disciplines. Two [...]

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Passing of CQHA Past President Walter Hellyer

May 10, 2017 Comments Off

Walter Hellyer, of Waterford, Ontario, an NCHA Hall of Fame Member, past president of the Canadian Quarter Horse Association, and influential breeder of cutting horses, passed away on May 3, at the age of 93.
Hellyer grew up on a farm in Ontario, where he developed a love for working horses. By the late 1950s, he [...]

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Mane Event Comes to London, Ontario – May 12-14, 2017

May 09, 2017 Comments Off

Three days of equine knowledge, shopping for horse products, and equine entertainment!  Does this make you go, where, when and how do I get there?  If so, the Mane Event, Equine Education and Trade Fair is for you!  This expo is coming to the Western Fair District in London, Ontario May 12 – 14, 2017 [...]

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Legend Thomas L. Bishop Passed Away May 5, 2017

May 09, 2017 Comments Off

A true renaissance man, entrepreneur and one of a kind. He was born in 1938 into a family of Wild West Show performers. His father, enamored with the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show which he had seen in person in England, started his own show based in Ridgeville, ON starting in 1914. Tom grew up [...]

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96-year-old Female Equestrian Still Riding!

May 09, 2017 Comments Off

Funds from “Dinnie and Dooley’” Ride-a-thon on Mother’s Day weekend to support eating disorders
May 9, 2017, Toronto / London–One of Canada’s first female equestrians and international horse judge Dorinda (Dinnie) Greenway, age 96, will ride her retired Canadian Sport Horse Randule (Dooley) to raise funds for eating disorders on Saturday, May 13, 2017, Mother’s Day [...]

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Equestrian Canada Hosts Successful Para-Equestrian Classifiers Seminar

May 08, 2017 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, May 8, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) hosted a successful Para-Equestrian Classifiers Seminar at WindReach Farm in Ashburn, ON from April 22-23, 2017.
The purpose of the seminar was to provide information and education around the vital role of Para-Equestrian National Classifiers. The Seminar was led by course conductor and EC Para-Equestrian Committee member, [...]

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Equestrian Canada Welcomes Peggy Hambly as President

Apr 28, 2017 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, April 27, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to welcome Peggy Hambly of Guelph, ON as EC President, effective April 27, 2017.
Hambly has become the first female President in the history of EC following the resignation of previous President, Jorge Bernhard of Clarksburg, ON.
Bernhard submitted his resignation as EC President on April [...]

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CQHA Seeks Team Canada Coach and Team Manager for 2018 AQHA Youth World Cup

Apr 27, 2017 Comments Off

New — Extended deadline to apply
Calgary, AB — April 27, 2017 –The Canadian Quarter Horse Association is pleased to announce that the next American Quarter Horse Association Youth World Cup will be held June 28 – July 8, 2018 in College Station, Texas. This event, first held in Australia in 1986 as the International Youth [...]

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Reduce Your Risk of Spring Colic

Apr 24, 2017 Comments Off

Guelph – ON    Spring is the epitome of change.  It is common knowledge that the horses gut does not cope well with quick change.  One documented study states 42% of colic cases had an environmental change one week prior to the incident (Malamed et al 2012).  Equine Guelph’s free healthcare tool, The Colic Risk [...]

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System Fencing Celebrates 30 Years

Apr 18, 2017 Comments Off

Written by: Amelia Jaggard
This spring System Fencing is celebrating 30 years in the business. System Fencing is an industry leader in North America in providing a variety of equine products ranging from complete stall systems to horse fencing. At System Fencing horse people can shop for all of their equipment and accessory needs in one [...]

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