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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 8

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 8

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

In my day job, I work with big businesses across North America, across all levels, mainly senior level management. I train them in understanding their own behaviour, personality, emotional intelligence, and cognition. The purpose of this is to help them become more self-aware; so they can answer questions such as: ‘What’s it like to be around me at work?’ or ‘Am I helpful or harmful to others on my team?’ and ‘What are my personal strengths?’ I also guide them to consider any challenges they...

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THE JAGGED CIRCLE by Shelley Peterson

THE JAGGED CIRCLE by Shelley Peterson

Posted in English riding, Equestrian News, Home Page articles, Reviews

Author Shelley Peterson has written eight previous beautifully crafted novels targeting the young adult readership and focuses on horse-lovers and adventures with their 4-legged best friends. With this latest book, Shelley hopes she will soon be able to meet-n-greet her fans as the province opens up after 16 months of Covid lockdown. We’ll let you know when Shelley appears for readings and book-signings at a bookshop or tack shop near you. The Rider asked Shelley a few questions about her bo...

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Canada’s Tokyo 2020 Equestrian Team Announced

Canada’s Tokyo 2020 Equestrian Team Announced

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

Equestrian Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee have announced Canada’s equestrian team nominated to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The six athletes qualified for Team Canada based on performances that met Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) Minimum Eligibility Requirements from Jan. 1, 2019, to June 21, 2021.

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Ontario recording star & military veteran shares his message of hope and understanding with new single, “PTSD”

Ontario recording star & military veteran shares his message of hope and understanding with new single, “PTSD”

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, Reviews

GRAHAM TRUDE is an award-winning Ontario-based singer/songwriter who recently released his new single titled “PTSD”. The song focuses on his struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder (or PTSD) which is a mental disorder that can develop after exposure to a traumatic event such as warfare (which was the case for Graham), traffic collisions, sexual assault, child abuse, or other threats on a person’s life. Yes, this is an important issue that the artist treats with honesty and compassion.....

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Ottawa Summer Tournaments Welcomes Two Weeks of Show Jumping Competition to Wesley Clover Parks

Ottawa Summer Tournaments Welcomes Two Weeks of Show Jumping Competition to Wesley Clover Parks

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

The opportunity to compete on Wesley Clover Parks’ renowned grass grand prix field has attracted competitors from around the region for the sold-out event. Course designer Mike Pegg of Uxbridge, ON, will set the show jumping tracks during the first week of competition.

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Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Cancelled for Second Year

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Cancelled for Second Year

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

"But as the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 continues to create havoc around the world, it became clear that we weren’t going to be able to host The Royal in a traditional way,”

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 7

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 7

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

We often talk a lot about the horse’s body position, yet we don’t address our own position as a rider enough.

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Live racing returns to Ontario racetracks starting Friday

Live racing returns to Ontario racetracks starting Friday

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

“The past 14 months have been extremely difficult for the horse racing industry and the thousands of hardworking and dedicated people whose livelihood depends on live racing,” said John Hayes, Independent Chair, Ontario Racing.

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Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo going National!

Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo going National!

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

Never before has there been such “pent up demand” to bring the horse industry together.

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Live horse racing potentially allowed to resume in Ontario as of June 14

Live horse racing potentially allowed to resume in Ontario as of June 14

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

Live horse racing is included in Step One phase of the plan, which is estimated to begin on Monday, June 14.

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