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Equine Industry Symposium 2023 Recap

Equine Industry Symposium 2023 Recap

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

The 8th Annual Equine Industry Symposium emphasized themes on business improvement such as retirement planning, increasing fee and building industry relationships. The theme of the event was Stable Solutions and everything under the barn roof was touched upon.

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Mötley Crüe ready to kickstart hearts at Stampede 2024

Mötley Crüe ready to kickstart hearts at Stampede 2024

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

Calgary – One of the world’s most iconic and celebrated rock bands, Mötley Crüe is bringing their electrifying live show to the Saddledome on Thursday, July 11 for Stampede 2024. Known for their high-energy live shows and chart-topping singles, such as the iconic "Kickstart My Heart," "Dr. Feelgood," "Girls, Girls, Girls," and "Home Sweet Home," experience the legendary rock band's electrifying performance firsthand at this celebrated annual event.

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A New Approach for Treating Kissing Spine

A New Approach for Treating Kissing Spine

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Guelph, ON Nov. 29, 2023- Overriding Spinous Process, otherwise known as Kissing Spine can cause back pain and poor performance, especially when two or more vertebrae touch or overlap. Assistant Professor Dr. Nathalie Cote in the department of Large Animal Surgery at Ontario Veterinary College recently presented a new less invasive surgical approach to treat this issue that is showing great preliminary results.

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New OFA president outlines organizational priorities

New OFA president outlines organizational priorities

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GUELPH ON [November 22, 2023] – Drew Spoelstra, a dairy and crop farmer from Binbrook in the southeast corner of the city of Hamilton, was elected as the new president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) today. Spoelstra has served on the OFA board as the director representing farmers from Halton, Hamilton/Wentworth and Niagara since 2013 and has most recently held the role of Vice President.

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2024 Calgary Stampede Poster Revealed - Wîchîspa Skadabi Odâginabi

2024 Calgary Stampede Poster Revealed - Wîchîspa Skadabi Odâginabi

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

November 24, 2023 - Calgary – The Calgary Stampede proudly unveiled the 2024 Stampede Poster artwork, created by 22-year-old Calgarian Lloyd Templeton.  The Poster offers a unique view of the historic Stampede Parade. Stoney Nakoda Tipi Holder Duane Mark is shown riding in the foreground, while a diverse group of Parade participants and spectators comprise a landscape along the downtown Calgary Parade route.

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Ontario’s largest general farm organization elects new leadership

Ontario’s largest general farm organization elects new leadership

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GUELPH ON [November 22, 2023] – Drew Spoelstra, a dairy and crop farmer from Binbrook in the southeast corner of the city of Hamilton, was elected as the new president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) today. Spoelstra has served on the OFA board as the director representing farmers from Halton, Hamilton/Wentworth and Niagara since 2013 and has most recently held the role of Vice President.

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Britt’s Corner Tack Celebrates with Grand Opening!

Britt’s Corner Tack Celebrates with Grand Opening!

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Britt’s Corner Tack Inc. a mobile tack store located in South Western Ontario, had their grand opening of their new storefront 211 Smith St. in Arthur, Ontario on Saturday, November 18th. Approximately 175 people came out to see the new location. The first 50 customers received special gifts.

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The Jockey Club of Canada Announces New Industry Award

The Jockey Club of Canada Announces New Industry Award

Posted in English riding, Equestrian News, Home Page articles

Wellington, FL (October 30, 2023) - Last month, the iconic dressage boot brand Konigs announced they will be ceasing operations on October 31, 2023. This marks the end of the brand's 170 year history, and the conclusion of an era of riding boots that have become beloved by dressage riders around the world.

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Farewell to Konigs: The Dressage Connection Remains Official Repair Center

Farewell to Konigs: The Dressage Connection Remains Official Repair Center

Posted in English riding, Equestrian News, Home Page articles

Wellington, FL (October 30, 2023) - Last month, the iconic dressage boot brand Konigs announced they will be ceasing operations on October 31, 2023. This marks the end of the brand's 170 year history, and the conclusion of an era of riding boots that have become beloved by dressage riders around the world.

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Conor Swail and Count Me In Come Out on Top in $226,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Las Vegas

Conor Swail and Count Me In Come Out on Top in $226,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Las Vegas

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

Las Vegas, NV – November 18, 2023 – Maximum horsepower was on full display this weekend in Las Vegas as Conor Swail and Count Me In jumped to a thrilling win in the $226,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Las Vegas on Saturday night, November 18, at the Las Vegas National CSI4*-W.

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