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Ontario Mounted Special Service Unit Service Horse School to be held July 5-7 in Ancaster.

Ontario Mounted Special Service Unit Service Horse School to be held July 5-7 in Ancaster.

OMSSU will hold their Service Horse School where certified instructors train and test their mounted teams in obstacles, drill, search and rescue and patrolling. This year the Service Horse School is going to be held on July 5 -7, 2019 at Ancaster Fairgrounds.

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Canadian Equestrian Team Nominated For Lima 2019 Pan American Games

Canadian Equestrian Team Nominated For Lima 2019 Pan American Games

Equestrian Canada (EC) and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) have announced the 12 athletes nominated to compete in three equestrian disciplines at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, taking place July 26 to Aug. 11 in Peru.

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The newspaper is in its 48th 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. 

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Ontario Mounted Special Service Unit Service Horse School to be held July 5-7 in Ancaster.

Ontario Mounted Special Service Unit Service Horse School to be held July 5-7 in Ancaster.

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-shows-clinics

OMSSU will hold their Service Horse School where certified instructors train and test their mounted teams in obstacles, drill, search and rescue and patrolling. This year the Service Horse School is going to be held on July 5 -7, 2019 at Ancaster Fairgrounds.

Read more

Canadian Equestrian Team Nominated For Lima 2019 Pan American Games

Canadian Equestrian Team Nominated For Lima 2019 Pan American Games

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-health

Equestrian Canada (EC) and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) have announced the 12 athletes nominated to compete in three equestrian disciplines at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, taking place July 26 to Aug. 11 in Peru.

Read more


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