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Diane Creech Wraps Up Successful Wellington Season

Diane Creech earned high scores and top placings throughout the 2014 Adequan Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, FL. After three intensive months of training and competing her string of horses owned by Leatherdale Farms, the Canadian rider is heading back

Diane Creech and Devon L. Photo by Susan J. Stickle.

39th Annual Sovereign Award Winners

The Jockey Club of Canada held its 39th Annual Sovereign Awards Party April 11th, on the elegantly transformed third floor of Woodbine Race Track in Toronto, Ontario Canada. More than 300 guests attended the event to celebrate with the finalists

Two New Blogs

Horse-Canada.com is pleased to introduce two new blogs to our line-up: The Rusty Stirrup, by Alexa Cheater, and Blazing a Trail, by Leanna Marchant. After wrapping up her “mostly unremarkable junior career,” Alexa Cheater opted to pursue higher education. Now,

Meydan Ends WEG Sponsorship

During the meeting on March 30th held between the FEI and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, where the FEI was represented by its two Vice Presidents, John McEwen and Pablo Mayorga, and FEI Secretary General Ingmar De

EHV-1 Update: All Restrictions on Woodbine Barn 10 Lifted

ORC Manager of Veterinary Services Dr. Adam Chambers announced that all restrictions placed on horses stabled in Woodbine’s Barn 10 are now removed, effective April 10, 2014. In a March 27 notice, a requirement to maintain increased biosecurity measures, monitor

Woodbine Thoroughbred Racing Season Kicks Off Saturday

The 2014 Canadian live Thoroughbred racing season will kick off this Saturday at Woodbine, the first of 133 programs scheduled for the year. The Opening Day 10-race card was drawn Wednesday and features 87 horses. First race post time is

Making a full-time return to Woodbine is Chantal Sutherland-Kruse, the 2002 Sovereign Award winner as Canada’s top apprentice, after three years competing at tracks in southern California. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Horse Deaths at The Fork Horse Trials

Will Coleman’s Conair and Andrew McConnon’s Powderhouse both died this past weekend at The Fork Horse Trials in Norwood, North Carolina, held April 5-6, 2014. Competing in his first two-star event, Powderhouse, a 15-year-old Australian Thoroughbred, collapsed and died following

Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation Educational Bursary Program

The deadline for the Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation(NSEF) Educational Bursary Program is fast approaching, on May 1st. The NSEF Educational Bursary Program is a financial bursary funded by the NSEF to assist NSEF members attending a post-secondary educational institution. Up