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Are we masters of change or slaves of change?

Are we masters of change or slaves of change?

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-shows-clinics, Equestrian News

If we want to become masters of change we must create incentives. We must lead by example, show those in the horse industry and those at a large what change we want to see and how we want that change to happen. Reward those who follow and create consequences for those who choose not to follow.

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Ian Millar Visits Whispering Hearts Horse Rescue Centre

Ian Millar Visits Whispering Hearts Horse Rescue Centre

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

On September 12, 2019, Whispering Hearts Horse Rescue Centre was honoured to welcome Ian Millar aka “Captain Canada” to the farm.

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Coach Licensing Program Unveiled At 2019 EC Convention

Coach Licensing Program Unveiled At 2019 EC Convention

Posted in Home Page articles, Equestrian Canada, Equestrian News

The Coach Licensing Program is part of the 2018-2020 Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) signed by the Provincial and Territorial Sport Organizations (PTSOs) and EC, and addressed during the 2019 EC-PTSO Summit.

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Erin Fall Fair Horse Tent Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Erin Fall Fair Horse Tent Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-shows-clinics, Equestrian News

From educational exhibits, to kid-friendly crafts; from breed displays to hands-on demonstrations, the Horse Tent offers a diverse snapshot of the local equine community.

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Richard Mongeau Departs As Chief Executive Officer Of Equestrian Canada

Richard Mongeau Departs As Chief Executive Officer Of Equestrian Canada

Posted in Home Page articles, Equestrian Canada, Equestrian News

Richard Mongeau has departed from his position as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of EC, effective Sept. 12. The position of Interim CEO will be filled by Yves Hamelin.

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Canada Second in BMO Nations’ Cup at Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’

Canada Second in BMO Nations’ Cup at Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’

Posted in Home Page articles, English riding, horse-shows-clinics, Equestrian News

Belgium, the newly crowned European Champions, won in convincing fashion with a total of four faults.

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Canadian Dressage Team Takes Gold At Lima 2019 Pan Am Games And Punches Ticket To Tokyo

Canadian Dressage Team Takes Gold At Lima 2019 Pan Am Games And Punches Ticket To Tokyo

Posted in Home Page articles, English riding, horse-shows-clinics, Dressage, Equestrian News

After fierce competition for the top of the podium, on July 29 the Canadian Dressage Team took Pan Am gold for the first time in 28 years, and earned Canada’s berth to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games during the Lima 2019 Pan American Games in Peru.

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Bad Behaviour Or Structural Imbalance?

Bad Behaviour Or Structural Imbalance?

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

By this time in the season, many equestrians have gotten their horses back into full-time work. Many are busy prepping for the competition season ahead, and some may have already begun showing. Sometimes once we have dusted off the cobwebs and shaken out the stiffness we find our horses present with an issue they didn’t have before

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Ian Millar Announces Retirement from International Competition

Ian Millar Announces Retirement from International Competition

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

Ten-time Canadian Olympian Ian Millar has announced his retirement from international show jumping competition after nearly five decades at the top level.

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New 75,000 sq ft Show Arena Planned for Ancaster

New 75,000 sq ft Show Arena Planned for Ancaster

Posted in Home Page articles, Equestrian News

“By adding a new 75,000 sq ft building to our existing 90,000 sq ft onsite facilities, our goal is to be the premier equestrian, livestock, tradeshow and event facility in Southern Ontario,” said Al Payne, Capital Campaign Chair.

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