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Cavalia’s Odysseo Adds More Shows to Toronto Run

Due to strong ticket sales, the producers of Odysseo are delighted to announce the addition of seven performances to its run in Toronto. The 30-million dollar theatrical production will open under the White Big Top on Wednesday, April 8 in Port Lands

Torontonian Amanda Orlowski posing with Drago, one of the 63 Odysseo’s four legged-stars. Photo courtesy of Cavalia

California Chrome Scores 2014 Horse of the Year Title

California Chrome, last year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, has won the 2014 Horse of the Year, which was announced Saturday evening at the 44th annual Eclipse Awards, presented by Daily Racing Form, Breeders’ Cup and The Stronach Group. The

Canadians Visiting USA Warned of Tax Implications

Canadians who spend extended periods of time in the United States should familiarize themselves with the Entry Exit Initiative, a new information-sharing agreement between Canada and the US, which allows officials to track how many days Canadians spend in the

Canadians Dominate First Weeks of WEF

The 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) concluded its second week of competition on Sunday with a win for Ireland’s Conor Swail and Martha Louise, owned by Canadians Susan and Ariel Grange, in the $34,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic. Following

Ian Millar and Dixson won the $50,000 Wellington Equestrian Realty Grand Prix CSI 2*. Photo by Sportfot

Koos de Ronde Flies to Victory in Leipzig

Koos de Ronde (NED) flew to victory in the super exciting winning round of the last FEI World Cup™ Driving qualifier of the 2014/15 season held in Leipzig (GER) over the weekend. His compatriot IJsbrand Chardon was the last in

The Netherlands’ Koos de Ronde and his four-in-hand on their way to victory in the last FEI World Cup™ Driving qualifier of the 2014/15 season. Photo Karl Heinz Frieler/FEI

Canada’s David Marcus Attempts Major Games Hat Trick

Canadian dressage athlete David Marcus of Campbellville, ON, will attempt a major games hat trick at the upcoming 2015 Pan American Games. Having represented Canada at the 2012 London Olympic Games and the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in

David Marcus will once again campaign Chrevi’s Capital in his bid to represent Canada in three consecutive major games. Photo by Starting Gate Communications Photography

Horses and Humans Research Foundation Celebrates 10 Years

The Horses and Humans Research Foundation celebrates its 10-year anniversary in 2015. A decade ago, founder Molly Sweeney, identified a strong need for developing support for equine-assisted activities (EAA) research. She brought some like-minded, creative thinkers together in Flagstaff, Arizona

2015 Nominations for Equine Canada Director Election is Now Closed

The 2015 Equine Canada Director Election call for nomination has officially closed as of 4 p.m. Jan. 16, 2015. Thank you to those who submitted their nomination. The Equine Canada Nominations Committee will review applications and make nominations for the

NYRA Announces New Safety Measures

This afternoon, the New York Racing Association (NYRA), in consultation with the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NYTHA), announced additional steps to further enhance stringent safety protocols for thoroughbred racing already in place at Aqueduct Racetrack. “The safety of our