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Ontario Trillium grant funds new Equine Assisted Learning and Lifeskills program for Acceptional Riders

Ontario Trillium grant funds new Equine Assisted Learning and Lifeskills program for Acceptional Riders

Acceptional Riders Therapeutic Riding Program, based at TJ Stables in Chatham Kent providing Therapy riding for children and adults with specific needs, announces a new Equine Assisted Learning and Life skills program as a result of the incredible support of an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant.

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Canada’s Beth Underhill Wins €500,000 Rolex Grand Prix of La Baule, France

Canada’s Beth Underhill Wins €500,000 Rolex Grand Prix of La Baule, France

 La Baule, France – Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill of Mulmer, ON, won the €500,000 Rolex Grand Prix of La Baule on Sunday, May 8, to close out the CSIO5* International Jumping La Baule in France.

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Steel City Spin Lands in Ancaster June 10 – 12

Steel City Spin Lands in Ancaster June 10 – 12

The excitement is building here at J&J Reining Inc, with our first show just around the corner the Steel City Spin (June 10 – 12)!

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Six-Month Countdown To The 100th Anniversary Of The Royal Begins

Six-Month Countdown To The 100th Anniversary Of The Royal Begins

The excitement is building as national championships are set to return to the Royal Horse Show to celebrate its centennial year! Ottawa, ON, May 6, 2022 – Just as show season is ramping up, Equestrian Canada (EC) is setting its sights on how it will culminate. Now six months away, EC’s national championships will be a part of the 100th anniversary celebrations during the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, returning to Toronto’s Exhibition Place November 4-13, 2022.

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The Rider is Ontario's number one source for horse industry news and information both in print and online. 

The newspaper is in its 51st year of publication. The Rider has special English, Western, Quarter Horse and general sections having many columns written by industry leaders, a comprehensive coming events section, stable, stallion, and service directories, real estate ads and classifieds. The Rider covers all English and Western disciplines as well as Quarter Horse Racing, Driving and various other breeds and disciplines. The Rider is distributed through subscription, through the memberships of our official association partners and through almost 300 tack and feed stores. The Rider is also available as a digital edition. 

The Rider is a six time recipient of the Ontario Equestrian Federation Media of the Year award. Editor and Publisher, Barry Finn is the Past-president of the Independent Publishers Association of Ontario.

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Ontario Trillium grant funds new Equine Assisted Learning and Lifeskills program for Acceptional Riders

Ontario Trillium grant funds new Equine Assisted Learning and Lifeskills program for Acceptional Riders

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles

Acceptional Riders Therapeutic Riding Program, based at TJ Stables in Chatham Kent providing Therapy riding for children and adults with specific needs, announces a new Equine Assisted Learning and Life skills program as a result of the incredible support of an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant.

Read more

Canada’s Beth Underhill Wins €500,000 Rolex Grand Prix of La Baule, France

Canada’s Beth Underhill Wins €500,000 Rolex Grand Prix of La Baule, France

Posted in English riding, Equestrian News, Home Page articles

 La Baule, France – Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill of Mulmer, ON, won the €500,000 Rolex Grand Prix of La Baule on Sunday, May 8, to close out the CSIO5* International Jumping La Baule in France.

Read more


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