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Kürten Keeps the Belgians at Bay in Mechelen

Ireland’s Jessica Kürtenfended off a powerful challenge from the host nation contingent to scoop maximum points in the eighth leg of the 2010/2011 Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping series at Mechelen in Belgium this afternoon.  From a starting field of

Jessica Kürten and Castle Forbes Myrtille Paulois

Canadian Dressage Community Loses Dressage Icon

It is with deep regret that Equine Canada (EC) acknowledges the passing of long-time member, coach, official, clinician and mentor, Jacqueline (Jacqui) Oldham, 72, of Langley, BC, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jacqui was born in Bellevue, AB in

Salzgeber Reigns Supreme As Germany Dominates

Germany’s Ulla Salzgeber and her reliable chestnut Herzruf’s Erbe won the fifth leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage series in the festive surroundings of the Frankfurter Festhalle in Frankfurt today. The victory was the more remarkable as

Germany’s Ulla Salzeber and Herzruf’s Erbe won the fifth leg of the Reem Acre FEI World Cup™ Dressage series in Frankfurt, Germany today. Photo by Stefan Lafrentz/FEI

Michael Whitaker Wins Coveted Olympia Crown

Emotion ran high as Great Britain’s Michael Whitaker celebrated his spectacular victory in today’s seventh leg of the 2010/2011 Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping series at Olympia in London.  The 50 year old Yorkshire-born rider was almost speechless with delight

Great Britain’s Michael Whitaker produced a sensational round against the clock with GIG Amai to win the seventh leg of the 2010/2011 Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping series at Olympia in London today. Photo by Kit Houghton/FEI

Canadian Eventers Continue to Succeed at International Competitions

While Canadians everywhere were celebrating their eventing team’s silver medal finish at WEG, Canadian riders continued to record victories around the globe. At the CCI2* Osberton International Three Day Event in Great Britain, held September 29–October 3, Kathryn Robinson, who

Colombia’s Ortega Clinches Victory in Guatemala

Colombia’s Santiago Diaz Ortega claimed gold at the 2010 FEI World Jumping Challenge Final staged in Guatemala City, Guatemala last weekend.  Kenya’s Karen Mousley took silver while the host nation’s Wylder Rodriguez took bronze. A total of 17 riders from

Colombia's Santiago Diaz Ortega claimed gold at the 2010 FEI World Jumping Challenge Final staged in Guatemala City, Guatemala last weekend.  Kenya's Karen Mousley took silver while the host nation's Wylder Rodriguez took bronze.

2010 Equine Canada Bronze Officials Subsidy Pilot a Success

The Equine Canada Competitions and Officials Committees are pleased to announce the success of the Equine Canada Bronze Officials Subsidy Program in 2010.  Developed as a pilot in 2010, the Equine Canada Bronze Officials Subsidy Program awarded more than $6500

2011 Equine Canada Annual Convention

The 2011 Equine Canada Annual Convention is set for January 24–31, 2011 at the Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa, ON. For eight days, members of the equestrian community from across Canada will be able to participate in a selection of