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Hyde Moffatt Cashes In With $75,000 RBC Grand Prix Victory

Hyde Moffatt Cashes In With $75,000 RBC Grand Prix Victory

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

Hyde Moffatt of Brantford, ON, continued his winning streak by scoring victory in the $75,000 RBC Grand Prix held Saturday, July 24, at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON. Hot of his win in Thursday’s $30,000 CI Assante Wealth Management Open Welcome, Moffatt returned to the grass grand prix field at Wesley Clover Parks to claim victory in the $75,000 RBC Grand Prix. While Grafton had been his winning mount for Thursday’s win, this time it was Donjo that carried him into the winner’s circle.....

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AJAX DOWNS JULY 28: Nineteen Starters Compete in Two Trials for $50,000 Ontario Bred Derby

AJAX DOWNS JULY 28: Nineteen Starters Compete in Two Trials for $50,000 Ontario Bred Derby

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

Carol and Jaime Robertson's HAD TO BE RELENTLESS, a half brother to 2019 Horse of the Year Had to Be Ivory, is one of the top contenders in the first Trial and the Bryn Robertson trainee is coming off a victory on July 14.

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Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu Dazzles In Olympic Debut At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu Dazzles In Olympic Debut At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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

Tokyo, JPN, July 25, 2021 – Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu of Saint-Bruno, QC, and Lindsay Kellock of Toronto, ON, closed out dressage competition for Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan on July 25, 2021.

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Chris Von Martels Makes Successful Olympic Debut At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Chris Von Martels Makes Successful Olympic Debut At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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

Chris von Martels of Ridgetown, ON, and Eclips (Apache x Olympic Ferro) laid down the first equestrian score for Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan in the Dressage Grand Prix Team and Individual Qualifier. 28 combinations worked their way down the centreline for the competition on July 24, 2021. July 25’s Grand Prix will feature an additional 30 combinations, including Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu of Saint-Bruno, QC, with All In and Lindsay Kellock of Toronto, ON, and Sebastien.

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Canadian Dressage Team Set To Compete At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Canadian Dressage Team Set To Compete At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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

Dressage competition at the Games begins on July 24 and 25 with the Grand Prix, followed by the Grand Prix Special on July 27, which will decide the team medals and act as the final individual qualifier.

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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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