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Aachen Symposium – Last Chance for Tickets!

The FEI, CHIO Aachen and Aachen School of Course Design (ASCD), which are collaborating for the first time on a two-day Symposium to help the growth of national, regional, FEI 1* and 2* competitions around the world, have a small

Never Retreat Holds off Bay to Bay in Dance Smartly Stakes

Never Retreat captured Sunday’s Grade 2, $300,000 Dance Smartly Stakes at Woodbine. The Chris Block trainee stalked the front-running War Tigress down the backstretch making the half in a swift :48.37. Mekong Melody, who won the 2010 edition of this

Never Retreat

Millar Drills Deep for Victory at Spruce

Captain Canada, Ian Millar (CAN), captured the Akita Drilling Cup on the last dry day of the Spruce Meadows ‘North American’ tournament. Twenty five horse and rider combinations took to the international ring to compete for the $50, 000 dollar

Ian Millar

Sweet Victory for Sweetnam at Spruce

The final event of the Spruce Meadows North American tournament, the Cenovus Classic, saw 18 horse and rider combinations tackle the historic course originally designed by Pamela Carruthers (GRB) in 1985. A crowd of 38, 915 watched as Shane Sweetnam

Shane Sweetnam

Eric Lamaze and Hickstead Make History at Spruce Meadows

Olympic Champions Eric Lamaze and Hickstead made show jumping history yet again by winning the $200,000 ATCO Power Queen Elizabeth II Cup for a record fourth time.  The crowning event in the five-week Spruce Meadows summer tournaments was held July

Eric Lamaze and Hickstead

Lamaze Rules at the Spruce Meadows National

Over 36,000 fans joined the Canadian Governor General His Excellency, the Right Honourable, David Johnston, his wife Her Excellency, Sharon Johnston, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Loreen for the feature competition of Saturday of the North American Tournament,

Eric Lamaze and Hickstead

John Kersley Wins the 1.40m Open Speed at Blainville

Among the most significant events in equestrian sport, the attending public was treated to a 1.40m Open Speed. Well known for his incredible speed, John Kersley kept to his old habits and won the class. A member of the Canadian

John Kersley

Double Scoop For Spooner at Spruce

The Pepsi Challenge 1.45 m led off competitions in the International Ring on Friday of the North American Tournament.  Twenty, of the 49 entered, moved forward to the jump-off of the Werner Deeg (GER) designed course. In a truly international

Richard Spooner