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Last Call for FREE Online Youth Offering of Horse Behaviour and Safety

Last Call for FREE Online Youth Offering of Horse Behaviour and Safety

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles

Tell all your barn buddies there is one month left to join the global community of horse-crazy teens that are pursuing their passion for horses online! Over 1,000 youth around the world have logged on to take advantage of the FREE Horse Behaviour and Safety course offered until Jan 31, 2022 on TheHorsePortal.ca

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Ancaster Fair’s Matching Challenge Needs You!

Ancaster Fair’s Matching Challenge Needs You!

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles

Be a Gamechanger is the name of the matching challenge. The Past Presidents ask you to share your favourite memory of the fair, post it on their Facebook page, and you have a chance to win a prize.

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 11

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 11

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

We don’t think twice about taking our motors in for a check-up. Mechanics have a process they go through, to make sure your vehicle is tickety-boo.

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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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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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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 9

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 9

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

It’s the Steel City Slide show at Ancaster Fairgrounds! - Friday August 27 – Sunday, August 29!

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