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OEEEP Program Continues Creating Pathways to Employment in the Equine Industry

OEEEP Program Continues Creating Pathways to Employment in the Equine Industry

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

With an increasing number of want ads on horse industry job boards, there is no denying the equine industry is clamouring for suitable employees.  Speaking with three facilitators of the Ontario Equine Education and Employment Program (OEEEP) it becomes abundantly clear, this is a Win-Win program for those looking to embark on a career with horses, and for employers looking for enthusiastic workers with a basic knowledge of horse care.

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MARS Bromont Rising U25 Grant Program Returns to MARS Bromont CCI for 2024

MARS Bromont Rising U25 Grant Program Returns to MARS Bromont CCI for 2024

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

BROMONT, QC - April 16, 2024 - The MARS Bromont Rising U25 scholarship program, administered by the USEA Foundation, is pleased to announce that up to 10 grants of up to $2,500 each will once again be available for talented young riders aged 25 and under aiming to compete in the MARS Bromont (Quebec, Canada) U25 CCI’s in June, 2024. Highlighting this year’s program is the return of three-time German Olympic team member Bettina Hoy, as a guest coach for 2024.

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Top Show Jumping Athletes Set to Compete in Kentucky CSI4* Invitational Grand Prix presented by Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

Top Show Jumping Athletes Set to Compete in Kentucky CSI4* Invitational Grand Prix presented by Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

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

Lexington, Kentucky – April 16, 2024 – This year’s $225,000 Kentucky CSI4* Invitational Grand Prix presented by Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, hosted at the 2024 Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian™, promises to be the best yet with its new 4* designation, expanded competition schedule and impressive list of entries that includes eight Olympians and top international athletes from 11 countries.

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Ontario farm leaders meet with provincial politicians

Ontario farm leaders meet with provincial politicians

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

Taxation, support for local food, and rural infrastructure needs will be on the agenda this week as Ontario farmers head to Toronto to meet with provincial politicians as part of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA)’s government outreach efforts at Queen’s Park.

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Pro And Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 24 - Functional Fitness for you and your horse

Pro And Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 24 - Functional Fitness for you and your horse

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

As show season is almost upon us, many of us are dreaming of the hot summer days and hoping the wet and damp and mud season of winter is past us (although you never know). When the weather is good we can start riding outside again and – even look forward to the humidity – until it happens that is...

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Niagara agricultural advocate honoured

Niagara agricultural advocate honoured

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

April 11, 2024 – (Elora) In front of a large crowd in Elora, Farm & Food Care Ontario (FFCO) presented the annual Farm & Food Care Champion Award today to Henry Swierenga of Niagara.

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Everything Equestrian Trade Show 2024

Everything Equestrian Trade Show 2024

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

The Everything Equestrian Trade Show will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at the Alliston Legion, 111 Dufferin St. S. in Alliston, Ontario.

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What is your saddle pad made of?

What is your saddle pad made of?

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles

This might not be a question that has garnered much interest before or maybe it has.  As an onlooker with more experience in felt than riding it seems more focus is spent on the saddle with the saddle pad sometimes being an afterthought.  This likely should not be the case as it is what connects the horse with the rider. 

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Global changes and local solutions featured at ANCC 2024 in Winnipeg

Global changes and local solutions featured at ANCC 2024 in Winnipeg

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-health

April 11, 2024 Ottawa, ONTARIO — What impact will global changes have on Canada’s feed industry? How can local solutions help the sector thrive? How can the feed industry address animal nutrition and feed security to build the sector of tomorrow?

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OEEEP Opening Doors to Careers in the Horse Industry

OEEEP Opening Doors to Careers in the Horse Industry

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

Wandering around Can-Am at Ancaster Fairgrounds is a great way to gear up for a summer of enjoying all the horse industry has to offer.  Amongst all the shopping and wonderful educational clinics stood a booth offering an amazing opportunity to enter the horse industry as a career.

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