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Eventing Returns to Hickstead

Last April, the news that the Eventing Grand Prix was no longer to be held at Hickstead was met by widespread disappointment. Now, the Directors of the All England Jumping Course are delighted to announce a return of the class

Pippa Funnell competing at Hickstead in 2012. Photo by Samantha Lamb

Canadian Team Announced for Ocala Nations Cup

Jump Canada is pleased to announce the athletes chosen to represent Canada at  CSIO 4* Ocala, held in Ocala, Fla., Feb. 10–15, 2015, the first qualifier of the North America, Central America and Caribbean League Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping

New M.H. Lessard Volunteer Awards

The equestrian community lost one of its greatest advocates and passionate volunteer with the recent, untimely passing of Marie-Helen Lessard, lovingly known by her nickname MH. In recognition of the enormous volunteer contribution and to honour the values of volunteering

C-DAAP to Operate Independently of Equine Canada

The Canadian Dressage Athlete Assistance Program (C-DAAP) will operate independently of Equine Canada/Dressage Canada, effective January 31, 2015. Founded by Deborah Kinzinger Miculinic in 2013, C-DAAP was created to provide funding to Canadian dressage athletes to off-set training, competitive and

Remembering Jordan McDonald Through Song

On June 14, 2014, Canadian eventer, Jordan McDonald, suffered a fatal injury while competing at the Nunney International Horse Trials held at Southfield House, Whatley, Frome, Somerset, GBR. This tragic loss inspired Jordan’s sister, Shannon, who performs as Shanna Lynn

Purchase "The Boxer" by Georgia Rain, in remembrance of Canadian eventer Jordan McDonald.

Search is on for Equine Canada High Performance Director

Equine Canada has launched a search for the newly created position of High Performance Director. The ideal candidate is a strong senior manager who has a true passion for amateur sport and a rich equestrian background with a track record

Business Begins at Agrim Centre

It’s the development many user groups in central Alberta have been eagerly awaiting. Rimbey’s major new multi-purpose facility, the Agrim Centre, is ready for business! “We’ve taken our first event bookings, and are looking for more,” stated Tim Edge, President

Construction on the Agrim Centre in Rimbey, Alberta, is nearly complete. Management is now taking event bookings for the 60,000 square foot, multi-purpose facility.

2014 Sovereign Award Finalists

The Jockey Club of Canada will host the 40th Annual Sovereign Awards Party to honour the Canadian Champions of 2014 and to celebrate Thoroughbred racing in Canada on Friday, April 10, 2015 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. The cocktail-attire celebration

In Memoriam: Rozanne Black

Equine Canada would like to extend their condolences to the family and friends of Rozanne Black who passed away on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, following a lengthy illness. Black was an Equine Canada dressage judge, coach and a FEI Eventing

Cavalia’s Odysseo Adds More Shows to Toronto Run

Due to strong ticket sales, the producers of Odysseo are delighted to announce the addition of seven performances to its run in Toronto. The 30-million dollar theatrical production will open under the White Big Top on Wednesday, April 8 in Port Lands

Torontonian Amanda Orlowski posing with Drago, one of the 63 Odysseo’s four legged-stars. Photo courtesy of Cavalia