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2014 FEI World Jumping Challenge Final

Zimbabwe’s Charley Crockart emerged to claim gold at the FEI World Jumping Challenge Final 2014 staged at Kyalami Equestrian Park in South Africa at the weekend. This event is always guaranteed to come to an exciting conclusion with its four-rider

On the podium at the FEI World Jumping Challenge Final 2014 in Kyalami (RSA) left to right: silver medallist Maria Gabriela Brugal (DOM), Alexa Stais (RSA) who finished fourth, Rainer Korber (RSA) who took bronze and gold medallist Charley Crockart (ZIM). Photo by FEI/Tamara Blake Images

Roberta Sheffield Wins at British National Para-Dressage Championships

Canadian Equestrian Team member Roberta Sheffield, who recently represented Canada at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014, won the Grade III test at the Le Mieux National Dressage Championships 2014 held September 19-21, 2014 in Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, UK.

Liz Prest of KBIS Insurance and her daughter, Emma Prest, present Roberta Sheffield and Double Agent with the first place ribbon for winning Grade III test at the KBIS Para Dressage Championship at the Le Mieux National Dressage Championships 2014.

In Memoriam: Silver Deputy

Major sire Silver Deputy was euthanized on October 4th due to the infirmities of old age. The 29-year-old son of Deputy Minister – Silver Valley, by Mr. Prospector has been pensioned since 2008 at Fred Seitz’s Brookdale Farm near Versailles,

Woodbine Offers Ship-in Allowance

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced an initiative in an effort to enhance its Thoroughbred allowance race program at Woodbine. Effective immediately, until the end of the meet on Sunday, December 7, WEG will give $1,000 to the owner per

Lukes Alley Makes the Grade in Durham Cup

Eugene Melnyk’s Lukes Alley, under leading rider Luis Contreras, notched his first career stakes win with an impressive turn in Saturday’s Grade 3 $174,000 Durham Cup, at Woodbine. It was the second graded stakes win of the afternoon for the

Luis Contreras (blue and yellow silks) out duels His Race to Win (red and gold silks) to capture the $150,000 Durham Cup Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Conquest Harlanate Continues Winning Ways in Mazarine

Conquest Harlanate put in a dominant stretch-running effort to take Sunday’s Grade 3 $201,600 Mazarine Stakes. Trained by Mark Casse for Conquest Stables LLC, the bay daughter of Harlan’s Holiday-Allison’s Pride arrived at the 1 1/16-miles ‘Poly’ route from a

Patrick Husbands guides Conquest Harlanate to victory in the $150,000 Mazarine Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

International Star Shines in Grey

Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey’s International Star made a successful voyage from Kentucky to Toronto to capture Sunday’s co-featured Grade 3 $156,300 Grey Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Michael Maker and patiently steered by Rafael Hernandez, the bay son of Fusaichi

Rafael Hernandez guides International Star to victory in the $150,000 Grey stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

CIEC Daily Wrap-Up: October 5

The Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships is a sanctioned Equine Canada competition. This team event offers athletes the opportunity to test their skills against their peers from across Canada. The Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships is a collaborative event between the national

In Memoriam: Cagney

Equine Canada and the Canadian Equestrian Team extend our heartfelt condolences to Eric Lamaze and everyone at Torrey Pines Stables on the passing of their beloved Irish Sport Horse gelding Cagney. Brought to Canada by Doug Henry, the statuesque Irish

Eric Lamaze and Cagney.
(Cealy Tetley photo)