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Weber Wins in Vecsés

Chester Weber, the USA’s top four-in-hand driver, has won the international combined driving competition in Vecsés, Hungary this weekend. Weber took the lead in the dressage and held onto the top spot throughout the weekend. Dutch driver Koos de Ronde

Chester Weber (USA) won the dressage and stayed in the lead throughout the competition in Vecsés to claim the first CAIO victory of his career. Photo by Marie de Ronde-Oudemans

Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 Status Update

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is sharing the following status update on Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) received today from Alberta and Western Canada. This information comes as a result of consultations among the Chief Provincial Veterinarian for Alberta,

Skills Development Tuition Scholarship

The Ontario Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program (QHRIDP) is pleased to announce its Skills Development Tuition Scholarship. This scholarship program provides an opportunity for subsidized skills training and upgrading to individuals enrolled in equine-related academic programs or other programs

Eric Lamaze Returns to Number One in World Rankings

Canadian Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, is once again the number one show jumping rider in the world. The new Rolex Rider Rankings, released by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) on June 1, 2011, show Lamaze back in

Eric Lamaze, Hickstead

Check Your Soul ready for Plate Trial

Charles Fipke’s lightly-raced Check Your Soul will get the acid test on Sunday at Woodbine when he goes postward as one of the choices in a field of nine Canadian-bred three-year-olds for the $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes. It’ll be his

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US Heads the Start-List For Round Three St. Gallen

The American team will be first into the ring for tomorrow’s third leg of the 2011 FEI Nations Cup™ at St Gallen, Switzerland.  A total of nine nations will compete, as the Swiss, who were relegated at the end of

Pictured during the draw for the third leg of the 2011 FEI Nations’ Cup™ series at St Gallen, Switzerland today were L to R – Peter Stossel, President CSIO St Gallen, John Roche, FEI Jumping Director and Hank Nooren, Chef d’Equipe for the French team. Photo by FEI/Katja Stuppia.

In Memoriam: Henri Chammartin (SUI) – 1918-2011

Olympic and European Dressage champion Henri Chammartin (SUI) passed away this week at the age of 92. A legend in the Dressage world, he competed in five consecutive editions of the Olympic Games – Helsinki 1952, Stockholm 1956, Rome 1960,

Henri Chammartin (SUI) and Woermann during their winning test at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Francois Lamontagne Wins Grand Prix of St. Lazare

Francois Lamontagne of St. Eustache, QC, won the $25,000 Eastwood Equine Grand Prix held Saturday, May 28, during the 37th annual Pépinière and St. Lazare Horse Shows in St. Lazare, QC. Last year, Lamontagne and Unik Circa were the runner-ups

Francois Lamontagne, Unik Circa