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FEI AMERICAS JUMPING CHAMPIONSHIP FOR YOUNG RIDERS

The host nation scooped all the medals in the Young Riders division at the FEI Americas Jumping Championship in Caracas, Venezuela last weekend.  However Chile claimed gold in the Junior competition, Colombia came out on top in the Pre-Juniors and

L to R – Venezuela’s Juan Andres Larrazabal (silver), Chef D’Equipe Juan Andres Sauce, Martin Jeri (gold) and Ariana Velutini (bronze) celebrate their success in the Young Riders competition at the Americas Jumping Championships in Caracas, Venezuela

Official FEI Sport App Extended to Android Phones

Three weeks after launching its ground-breaking iPhone app for Equine Prohibited Substances, the FEI has today announced that the app is now available on Android smartphones. The mobile application gives those involved in horse sport fast and easy access to

Dressage Canada Board Announces New 2011 Directors

With the election generating voter turnout from across the country using a new online voting system, election results are in for the 2011 Dressage Canada Board.  Elections have been held on a yearly basis for the Dressage Canada Board. Each

OVC Vet Med Student Wins CTHS Scholarship

The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society is proud to announce that Amanda Marsella of Pickering, Ontario, has been selected as the winner of this year’s Gillian Luxton MD Scholarship. A second year student at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University

Nicole Walker Wins Jump Canada Medal Final

Nicole Walker of Aurora, ON, won the Jump Canada Medal Final held during the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON, on Tuesday, November 9. Following the completion of regional and provincial Jump Canada Medal Finals, the top finishers from

Nicole Walker won the 2010 Jump Canada Medal at the 2010 Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. Photo by Cealy Tetley

FEI Secretary General Addresses SportAccord IF Forum

FEI Secretary General Alex McLin addressed the Sport Accord International Federations Forum in Lausanne, Switzerland, speaking on the topic of “Sharing Control: working with event owners within your sport”. In one of six key addresses at the fourth IF Forum,

FEI Secretary General Alex McLin addresses the fourth annual SportAccord IF Forum in the Olympic Capital, Lausanne (SUI) today. Photo by SportAccord/FEI

Canada’s Eric Lamaze Named ‘Rider of the Year’

Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, was named ‘Rider of the Year’ for 2010 during a special presentation held November 20 during the CSI4*Maastricht show jumping tournament in The Netherlands. The ‘Rider of the Year’ title is given by

Eric Bruger (left), publisher of L’Annee Hippique, presents Eric Lamaze with the ‘Rider of the Year’ award at CSI4* Maastricht, The Netherlands. Photo by BCM/Remco Veurink

Al Humphrey Memorial Ride

Absolutely gorgeous weather greeted the more than 80 riders participating in the 2010 version of the annual Al Humphrey Memorial Ride. This big horse-world event, usually staged on the August 1st long weekend, meanders through the lovely York Regional forest,

Robin Goodman of the Make-a-Wish Foundation received a cheque for $9,000 from event organizers Lynda Beard, Norma Humphrey and Gary Boumeister