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36th Annual Winter Equestrian Festival

Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) looks forward to hosting the 36th annual Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) this season at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL. The largest and longest-running circuit in the world, WEF offers unrivaled opportunities

The International Arena at the Main Grounds of PBIEC. Photo by Sportfot.

Calgary Cat Pounces to Kennedy Road Score

Stephen Chesney and Cory Hoffman’s Calgary Cat exploded down the lane to capture Sunday’s Grade 2 $207,200 Kennedy Road Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Kevin Attard, the victory marked a second graded win this season for the former claimer who

Eurico Da Silva guides Calgary Cat to victory in the $200,000 Kennedy Road Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Big Weekend for Canadians at Breeders Crown

Canadians were prominent at the 2014 Breeders Crown championships at the Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey with two wins, two seconds and three thirds in four Breeders Crown races on Friday. The good Breeders Crown form held on Saturday night

In Memoriam: Opposition Buzz

British eventer Nicola Wilson has announced that her 2012 Olympic partner, Opposition Buzz, has died at the age of 17 on November 8th. In a statement on her website, Wilson said, “Our beloved Dodi [Opposition Buzz] sadly passed away yesterday

2015 Horse Breeders and Owners Conference

The 2015 Horse Breeders and Owners Conference will be held at the Sheraton Red Deer on January 9-11, in Red Deer, Alberta, and features internationally recognized speakers on a wide range of topics of interest to horse owners, breeders and

Equine Training & Certification Survey

Equine Canada is conducting a survey to gain a better understanding of the recreational riding community’s interest in educational and certification programs. The information gathered will help to streamline and prioritize EC programs, tailoring them to the needs of recreational

William Whitaker Conquers Stuttgart

William Whitaker stepped right into the limelight with a brilliant win with Fandango at the fifth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League series in Stuttgart, Germany today. The 25-year-old nephew of British legends, John

Great Britain’s William Whitaker pictured with Longines representative Christiane Becherer after his victory with Fandango in today’s Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League qualifier at Stuttgart, Germany. Photo by FEI/Karl-Heinz Freiler

Boyd Exell is a Super Star in Stuttgart

Reigning FEI World Cup™ Driving champion Boyd Exell (AUS) won the series first qualifier of the season in the packed Schleyer Halle in Stuttgart (GER) after performing two thrilling rounds. IJsbrand Chardon (NED) was the runner up while third place

Reigning FEI World Cup™ Driving champion Boyd Exell (AUS) won the first FEI World Cup™ Driving qualifier of the 2014-2015 season held as part of the Stuttgart German Masters. Photo by Karl-Heinz Frieler/FEI

Canadian David Ziegler Nominated for FEI Award

Equestrian heroes will soon be ditching their breeches and boots to don tuxedos, ball gowns and high heels for a glittering competition of another kind. They will fly to Baku (AZE) to be whisked onto the red carpet of the

David Ziegler (AB) and Critical Decision at the 2014 NAJYRC. David has been nominated for the FEI's Longines Rising Star award.
Photo: StockImageServices.com/FEI

2015 Woodbine Thoroughbred Dates

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) today jointly announced Woodbine’s 2015 Thoroughbred racing calendar. Opening day for Woodbine’s 60th season, which will offer 133 dates pending Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) approval, is set for