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In Memoriam: Harriet Cherry (1931-2021)

In Memoriam: Harriet Cherry (1931-2021)

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

Cherry’s influence reached across Canada and the globe through numerous EC accreditations. In 1981, she earned her first official’s card as a Dressage Steward and later held Senior Steward status for all disciplines until 2018. Cherry was also a Recorded Judge for hunter, hack and hunt seat equitation, and jumping from 1986 until 2000.

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The Rider Is All About You And Your Horse

The Rider Is All About You And Your Horse

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

We are all about horses!

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Ontario Equestrian Facilities To Receive $3 Million From Ontario Ministry Of Agriculture, Food And Rural Affairs

Ontario Equestrian Facilities To Receive $3 Million From Ontario Ministry Of Agriculture, Food And Rural Affairs

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

The OMAFRA Equine Hardship Program is designated to support riding schools, trail riding facilities and therapeutic riding centres in Ontario whose financial ability to provide animal care has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will launch on Jan. 18, 2021, and the application process will be made available on the OMAFRA website.

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The 2020 AQHA Racing Canadian Champion Contenders

The 2020 AQHA Racing Canadian Champion Contenders

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

Watch the 2020 AQHA Racing Champions Ceremony live at www.aqha.com/racing. Heritage Place will host the event at 6 p.m. CST on January 14, 2021.

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Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo Postponed

Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo Postponed

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

We are sadly writing to inform you of our decision to cancel the Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo for 2021.

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Equine Guelph ready to deliver more training for racing 

Equine Guelph ready to deliver more training for racing 

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

After launching its two-year “Training Pilot Project for the Ontario Horse Racing Industry”, offering online courses in industry-identified priority areas like respiratory, lameness and gut health, Equine Guelph needs to hear from you again. What is next?

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

Jen’s focus and passion is reining horses; training them and the riders who aspire to show them. Jen is a successful show person with many buckles and trophies. She is also a versatile and effective coach – many of her students have won awards and classes and go from strength to strength. Sharon is one of Jen’s students, her day job is training people in ‘soft skills’ with a specialty in emotional intelligence and she wrote a best-seller on the topic, called Tread Gently.

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Equestrian Canada COVID-19 Operational Update And Resumption Of Normal Business Hours

Equestrian Canada COVID-19 Operational Update And Resumption Of Normal Business Hours

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

Effective immediately, the full five-day (37.5 hour) work week will resume for all staff. EC hours will resume on Fridays, with staff continuing to work remotely. While the financial losses due to the pandemic have not been fully recouped, employee health and welfare is a top priority and EC is pleased to support its staff returning to a full work week at this time.

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The Knabstrupper Horse - hunting for the old genes

The Knabstrupper Horse - hunting for the old genes

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

A handful of people in Denmark and Germany have spent decades working hard to bring it back from the edge of extinction, saving the horse through pure breeding practices.

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In Memory Gaëtan Laroche, 1941 – 2020

In Memory Gaëtan Laroche, 1941 – 2020

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

It is with great sadness that CQHA delivers the news of the passing of Gaëtan Laroche, 1941 - 2020. A dedicated horseman who wore many hats in his decades long involvement in Canada's Quarter Horse and Reining industries.

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