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Vesicular Stomatitis Found in Arizona

Horses have tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS) in the state of Arizona. Vesicular Stomatitis is a reportable disease as per the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), meaning that horse owners must immediately report the presence of any horse suspected…

EHV-1 Confirmed in Waterloo, Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. See the notice below. The…

Show jumper Ben Asselin, of Calgary, Alberta, is enjoying his winter in the sun competing at the 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Wellington, FL. The 20-year-old rider trains and competes alongside his father, two-time Olympic veteran Jonathan Asselin, out…

OEF Youth Bursary Program Helps Young Riders Pursue their Dreams

The Ontario Equestrian Federation is pleased to present six juniors from across the province with $1,000 through the OEF Youth Bursary program to help them reach their equestrian goals. “Supporting riders at the grassroots level is essential to the health…

Belgium Considers 2016 World Endurance Championships Boycott

The Royal Belgian Equestrian Federation (FRBSE) has released a statement to express their disappointment in the state of endurance racing in the UAE. In it, they urge their members not to participate in any events held in these countries, and…

Woodbine 2015 Stakes Schedule Unveiled

One hundred and two stakes races, worth more than $20-million in purses, will highlight Woodbine’s 133-day Thoroughbred meet in 2015. The Woodbine stakes schedule, unveiled today by the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG), is highlighted by the 156th running of The…

Swiss May Boycott 2016 World Endurance Championships

On February 24, 2015, the Swiss Equestrian Federation released a statement regarding their position on the FEI’s lack of action in remedying the issues in the sport of endurance. It reads: The Swiss Equestrian Federation (SEF) is outraged by recent…

Just over a month remains until the Longines Global Champions Tour launches its spectacular 10th season of world-class show jumping in Miami Beach, USA from April 2-4. Between April and November, the Championship then jets off around the globe visiting…



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