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Canadian Eventing Committee Announces 2014 Election Results

The Canadian Eventing Committee (CEC) is pleased to announce the results of the 2014 elections for committee members. The composition of the CEC in 2015 is as follows: Chair – Peter Gray – Firt term 2014-2015 Officials and Rules –

Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Preview

What happens in Vegas won’t be staying in Vegas when the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Final comes to town next April. Show business is at the beating heart of the US city that attracts a phenomenal number

The multiple world-record-breaking British partnership of Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro claimed the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014 title at Lyon, France last April. The 2014/2015 Western European League qualifying season begins this weekend at Odense in Denmark. Photo by FEI/Dirk Caremans

Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Preview

The lure of the bright lights of Las Vegas adds an extra incentive as the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League series gets underway in Oslo, Norway next weekend. There’s nothing quite like the prospect of making it

Reigning champion, Germany’s Daniel Deusser, will be in action at the opening leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League series at Oslo in Norway next Sunday. Photo by FEI/Arnd Bronkhorst

Equine Guelph Urges Riders to Plan A Head

Helmet head may be unflattering but is it worth risking vegetable brain? No matter what the riding discipline, wearing a helmet is one of the best ways to plan ahead to minimize the chance of a brain injury. Safety starts

In Memoriam: Viva’s Salieri W

Equine Canada and the Canadian Equestrian Team extend our heartfelt condolences to Tom and Ellen Dvorak, Augustin and Christine Walch, everyone at Friday Hill Dressage and W. Charlot Farms on the death of their Hanoverian stallion, Viva’s Salieri W. Tom

Viva's Salieri W (2001-2014). Photo by Marnie Gibson

Early Look at Pattison Canadian International

Woodbine’s leading trainer, Mark Casse, and leading owner, John Oxley, will look to Dynamic Sky to deliver a win in Sunday’s Grade 1 turf classic. Dynamic Sky, a four-year-old son of Sky Mesa, heads into the 1 ½-mile event off

2014 Oktoberfest Equi Cup™ Horse Show

The Equi Cup™ Horse Show Series Finale was held at the Royal Canadian Riding Academy (RCRA) September 27th & 28th. Saturday’s feature classes were the $1000 Henry Equestrian Plan Hunter Classic won by Under the Radar and Carolyn Ussher and

San Nicola Thunder Rumbles to Bunty Lawless Win

San Nicola Thunder, with Justin Stein in the irons, fended off a late challenge from Iroquois Falls to win the $125,000 Bunty Lawless Stakes, an Ontario Sires Stake for three-year-olds and upward, Sunday at Woodbine. At the finish of the

Justin Stein guides San Nicola Thunder to victory in the $125,000 dollar Bunty Lawless stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Favoured Passion for Action Dominant in Cup and Saucer

Favoured Passion for Action took over in mid-stretch and went on to post a three and one-quarter length score over Java’s Bourbon in the $250,800 Cup and Saucer Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. With Luis Contreras up, the Mike DePaulo-trained Passion

Luis Conteras guides Passion for Action to victory in the $250,000 78th running of the Cup and Sucer Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Llanarmon Upsets in Carotene

Harlequin Ranches’ homebred Llanarmon, ridden by a patient Emma-Jayne Wilson, wore down the leaders in deep stretch to post a 7-1 surprise in the featured $150,000 Carotene Stakes, on the holiday Thanksgiving Monday at Woodbine. Well back on the inside

Emma-Jayne Wilson guides Harlequin Ranches Llanarmon to victory over the E.P.Taylor turf course at Woodbine in the $150,000 Carotene Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns