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Equine Canada (EC) is pleased to announce Amie O’Shaughnessy has been selected as the successful candidate for the new position of EC High Performance Director, effective March 30, 2015. O’Shaughnessy is an ideal fit for the role, having accumulated 14…

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced Tapeta™ will be installed on Woodbine’s one-mile main track in time for the 2016 Thoroughbred racing season. The synthetic surface will replace Polytrack, which has been in place since August of 2006. Construction on…

Bogus Endurance Races Investigated

It was reported last week that the UAE allegedly falsified results from two apparently faked endurance rides, supposedly held December 23rd and January 21st. Now, it was been revealed, in an article by Pippa Cuckson in The Daily Telegraph, that…

Equine Canada and the Canadian Eventing Committee extend deepest sympathies to Kyle Carter, Imogen De Lavis, and the entire Five Ring Stable team on the passing of Conahy’s Courage. The 10-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding, who was owned by De…

According to a report in the Toronto Star, the issue of expanding gaming operations at Woodbine Racetrack may be back up for debate, after a May 2013 decision to ban table games at the facility. Back in 2013, Toronto’s city…

Equine Canada Supports Endurance Reform

As the national governing body for equestrian sport and recreation, horse welfare is paramount to Equine Canada (EC). Therefore, EC strongly supports the recent actions taken by the FEI to reform the sport of endurance in Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI)…

Hastings Happenings

Sunday morning was another beautiful, fairly warm and comfortable morning. The weather and the excitement of opening day not too far away brought out several owners to watch their pride and joys train. The track is in perfect shape for…

Chris Von Martels (CAN) and Zilverstar added another FEI Intermediaire 1 Freestyle to their list of wins this during week 9 of the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF). The pair scored a 74.950% to take home the win. Fellow Canadian…

It was an exciting day at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF), host of the Week 9 Palm Beach Dressage Derby’s final day of competition. For the first time at AGDF, a Derby Exhibition class was organized, providing a unique…



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