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Canadian Dressage Team Announced For 2024 CDIO3* Wellington Nations Cup

Canadian Dressage Team Announced For 2024 CDIO3* Wellington Nations Cup

Ottawa, ON, Feb. 16, 2024 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the athletes who will represent the red and white in the CDIO3* Nations Cup, taking place Feb. 21-25, 2024, at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) in Wellington, FL.

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Mad Barn And Equestrian Canada Forge Innovative Sport Science And Nutrition Partnership

Mad Barn And Equestrian Canada Forge Innovative Sport Science And Nutrition Partnership

Ottawa, ON, Feb.13, 2024 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is excited to announce a new partnership with Mad Barn, a leading provider of equine nutrition research, education, and products. This collaboration marks a significant step forward in enhancing the health and performance of the Canadian Equestrian Team.

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Stay cool with the Jonas Brothers this summer at Stampede 2024!

Stay cool with the Jonas Brothers this summer at Stampede 2024!

February 12, 2024 - Standing out as one of the most successful groups of the 21st century, Jonas Brothers – Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas – are bringing their exhilarating show to the Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday, July 13, 2024, for Stampede 2024.

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Top 10 African Horse Safari Love Stories

Top 10 African Horse Safari Love Stories

Africa's intoxicating atmosphere and spectacular vistas have been the backdrop for the most captivating love stories throughout time - both fictional and real-life romances alike. This February, with the unmistakable feeling of love lingering in the air, let's take a look back at the love stories that have unfolded within the African Horse Safaris' community.  

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Canadian Dressage Team Announced For 2024 CDIO3* Wellington Nations Cup

Canadian Dressage Team Announced For 2024 CDIO3* Wellington Nations Cup

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

Ottawa, ON, Feb. 16, 2024 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the athletes who will represent the red and white in the CDIO3* Nations Cup, taking place Feb. 21-25, 2024, at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) in Wellington, FL.

Read more

Mad Barn And Equestrian Canada Forge Innovative Sport Science And Nutrition Partnership

Mad Barn And Equestrian Canada Forge Innovative Sport Science And Nutrition Partnership

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

Ottawa, ON, Feb.13, 2024 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is excited to announce a new partnership with Mad Barn, a leading provider of equine nutrition research, education, and products. This collaboration marks a significant step forward in enhancing the health and performance of the Canadian Equestrian Team.

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