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FEI Signs Multi-Year Broadcast Agreement with Sky Mexico

Following the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) announcement of its renewed partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and IMG through to the end of 2022, the FEI has now signed a second major multi-year broadcast deal inside a week. The

Horses Test Positive for Vesicular Stomatitis in Nebraska

Horses have tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS) in the state of Nebraska. 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

Para-Equestrian Canada Introduction to Competition Grants

Para-Equestrian Canada is pleased to announce that four grants have been awarded to riders and therapeutic riding centres to support the participation of athletes with a disability in equestrian sport. The competition grants are provided through Para-Equestrian Canada’s athlete development

Equine Canada Seeks Youngsters to Compete at WEF

Equine Canada is looking for athletes who are interested in competing in Nations Cup classes for Young Riders, Juniors and Children at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Florida, in February. In a notice to members, they said: “The Winter Equestrian Festival

Date Change for Dressage Canada Officials Upgrading and Promotion

Dressage Canada officials who are applying for upgrading/promotion in 2015 please note that there is a new deadline for submission of applications. All applications must be received by the dressage department at Equine Canada on or before January 31st annually.

Countdown is on to FEI Presidential Election

The 14th FEI President will be elected this Sunday December 14th by the FEI General Assembly which gets underway this week in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The five Presidential candidates (listed in order of receipt of the candidacy files

Woodbine Track Announcer to Call Final Race this Spring

Track announcer Dan Loiselle, the voice of Canadian horse racing, announced today that he will call his last race at Woodbine Racetrack on May 31, 2015, bringing a 29-year career as thoroughbred race caller to a close. “It’s been an

Woodbine Racetrack announcer Dan Loiselle will call his last race May 31, 2015. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

IOC President Pays Tribute to HRH Princess Haya

IOC President Thomas Bach paid tribute to HRH Princess Haya at the 127th IOC Session in Monaco, presenting the FEI President with the Trophy of the International Olympic Committee. The unique trophy is in recognition of Princess Haya’s exemplary commitment

FEI President HRH Princess Haya received the Trophy of the International Olympic Committee from the IOC President Thomas Bach at the 127th Session of IOC in Monaco today (IOC/Ian Jones)

World Dressage Masters to Close in Style

A top line-up will be presented at the last World Dressage Masters event of 2014 which will be held during Jumping Mechelen in Belgium from December 26-28. Both Germany and the Netherlands will send a strong team to Mechelen. WDM

Register for the Equine Canada Annual Convention

Members of the equestrian community from across Canada are invited to participate in Equine Canada’s national convention, which is tailored to address the unique needs of participants involved in equestrian sport, recreation, and industry. If you work with horses and