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Ottawa’s Therapeutic Riding Giving Tuesday Campaign

Ottawa’s Therapeutic Riding Giving Tuesday Campaign

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, Reviews

Ottawa-Carleton’s sole CanTRA-accredited therapeutic riding stable will again join the global giving movement, “Giving Tuesday,” on November 30th, asking donors to give the gift of therapy.

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 10

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 10

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

I think you can never have enough preparation. Fail to prepare, prepare to fail as they say. I love always having something to work on!

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A Tribute to Joan Ionson (1937-2021)

A Tribute to Joan Ionson (1937-2021)

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

Sadly, the Ontario equestrian community has lost another legend with the passing of Joan Ionson (nee Worthington) in October. Joan was the eldest of three children, born in London, Ontario on July 27, 1937. Although it was her husband, Roy, who was famous for his story-telling, Joan could tell a good story too. I asked her one time how she got into horses and how she met Roy?

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Susan Johnson Author

Posted in Equestrian News, Marketplace Miscellaneous, marketplace-events

For middle grade readers, but also for grown-ups who love and understand horses. 

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Ontario Sawdust Supplies

Posted in Equestrian News, Marketplace Miscellaneous, marketplace-events

Kiln Dried, Screened Shavings - While Quantities Last

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New Product Simplifies The Task Of Fence Rail Installation

New Product Simplifies The Task Of Fence Rail Installation

Posted in Equestrian News, Reviews

Owner, Kristen Fritz, created RailFast™ after years of struggling to install and maintain post & rail fencing on her farm in British Columbia. “I was on my own, no farmhand or financial resources to hire help. I thought, I can’t be the only one out there that needs a tool to hold my rails in place for easy installation.”

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Eric Lamaze Takes on Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament

Eric Lamaze Takes on Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament

Posted in Equestrian News, horse-health

It has been 10 years since Eric Lamaze and the legendary Hickstead claimed their last major victory together at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ tournament in Calgary, AB. A decade later, Lamaze will return to the international ring at Spruce Meadows with another feisty stallion, Dieu Merci van T&L, to take on the $2.5 million CP International, presented by Rolex, on Sunday, September 12, 2021.

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Don’t Let Dust Diminish Your Horse

Don’t Let Dust Diminish Your Horse

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, horse-health

Have you ever walked in a barn, and felt like your lungs were being assaulted? Imagine how a horse feels, particularly if they spend hours in a stall.

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Horses to Boost Well-being as Pandemic Subsides

Horses to Boost Well-being as Pandemic Subsides

Posted in English riding, Equestrian News, Home Page articles

After a year and a half of lockdowns and isolation, the Therapeutic Riding Association of Ottawa-Carleton (TROtt) has rolled out a new equine program to boost well-being. The new program, called “Horse Connections,” invites its clients to interact with horses in sessions tailored to build trust and provide a sense of inner strength and presence, without the pressure of riding the horses.

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Lauren Barwick Delivers Sixth For Canada In Individual Freestyle At Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Lauren Barwick Delivers Sixth For Canada In Individual Freestyle At Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Posted in Dressage, Equestrian News, Home Page articles

Barwick, 43, and Lee Garrod’s nine-year-old Westphalian gelding originally missed the top-eight Freestyle cut off by the narrowest of margins in the Grade III Individual Test on August 27.

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