2017 Equestrian Canada Rules Now Available Online

Jan 16, 2017 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, Jan. 16, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce that the online edition of the 2017 EC Rules are now available at www.equestrian.ca/programs-services/rules.
2017 EC Rules
The 2017 EC Rules are available free of charge in a clean digital version, as well as a version with changes from 2016 visible.
Direct links to clean [...]

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OEF Notice of Special General Meeting of Members

Jan 10, 2017 Comments Off

TAKE NOTICE that a Special General Meeting of the Members of the Ontario Equestrian Federation (OEF/the Corporation) will be held electronically for the purpose of
Considering a resolution to appoint auditors for the financial years of the Corporation ending December 31, 2016 and December 31, 2017.
Background information:
Article VII of the OEF By-laws stipulate that the appointment [...]

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Terrance Millar Departs Equestrian Canada Board

Jan 09, 2017 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, Jan. 8, 2017 – Terrance Millar announced to the Board of Equestrian Canada (EC) on Jan. 3, 2017, his decision to resign from his position as a Director of EC.
Terrance had served as a member of EC’s Bylaws Task Force prior to his election as a Director, and played an instrumental role in [...]

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2017 CTHS Mare Purchase Program (MPP)

Jan 05, 2017 Comments Off

The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) & the HBPA of Ontario are pleased to announce an exciting new program to assist in the expansion and improvement of the resident band of Broodmares in Ontario and increase the race horse population.
The program provides significant financial support to Ontario Resident Breeders investing in “New” Broodmares that [...]

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Interview with Kassidy Keith Equestrian About Life After High School

Jan 04, 2017 Comments Off

By Hayley Picard
Communications Manager, Queen Margaret’s School
After a successful competition year in 2015-16 and graduating from Queen Margaret’s School (QMS) in Duncan, BC, Kassidy Keith is now putting all of her life skills to the test, working to attain her dreams in the equestrian industry.
As she approaches the completion of her junior career, Kassidy took [...]

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Did you know how much horses and other animals LOVE music?”

Dec 19, 2016 Comments Off

Award-winning flutist, Laura Nashman documents the sentience and emotional lives of horses and other animals with her flute melodies, conversations with animals supporters and with owners of animal and horse rescue and sanctuaries.
Laura Nashman has been a flutist for over 30 years and has her own music label, Spa-la-la, a CD company specializing in healing [...]

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Queen of Thoroughbreds

Dec 19, 2016 Comments Off

Written by: Amelia Jaggard
Lindsey Partridge of Pontypool, Ont. is the first equestrian ever to win two champion titles at the International Thoroughbred Makeover.
The Thoroughbred Makeover is held at Kentucky Horse Park and took place Oct. 27-30 in Lexington, KY. More than 300 horses were competing in the ten different disciplines which  included Polo, Barrel Racing, [...]

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Heads Up!

Dec 14, 2016 Comments Off

Equestrian Canada to Implement Ground-Breaking Athlete Concussion Protocols
Ottawa, ON, Dec. 14, 2016 – Equestrian Canada (EC) has become one of the first national governing bodies for sport in Canada to release official, sport-specific guidelines on return-to-play protocols for athlete concussions.
“Parachute congratulates Equestrian Canada in creating a Return-to-Play protocol that will help educate and monitor concussion [...]

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Cavalia Premieres Odysseo In Mississauga! Performances Begin June 2017

Dec 06, 2016 Comments Off

*Tickets Now On Sale *
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO (December 6, 2016) #OdysseoSAUGA – Following two very successful engagements in Toronto in 2012 and 2015, Odysseo by Cavalia returns to Ontario next summer with its debut run in Mississauga. The $30 million theatrical extravaganza that expands the definition of performance into an epic and soulful experience, will be [...]

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Equestrian Canada Goes Green: Passports to be Replaced by Digital Horse Recordings

Nov 30, 2016 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, Nov. 29, 2016 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is going green for the 2017 competition season, replacing traditional EC Passports with a digital Horse Recording.
Following best practices used by other leading national federations, including the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), on Dec. 19, 2016, EC will launch the new digital Horse Recording, and will [...]

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