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Date Change for Dressage Canada Officials Upgrading and Promotion

Dressage Canada officials who are applying for upgrading/promotion in 2015 please note that there is a new deadline for submission of applications. All applications must be received by the dressage department at Equine Canada on or before January 31st annually.

Countdown is on to FEI Presidential Election

The 14th FEI President will be elected this Sunday December 14th by the FEI General Assembly which gets underway this week in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The five Presidential candidates (listed in order of receipt of the candidacy files

Woodbine Track Announcer to Call Final Race this Spring

Track announcer Dan Loiselle, the voice of Canadian horse racing, announced today that he will call his last race at Woodbine Racetrack on May 31, 2015, bringing a 29-year career as thoroughbred race caller to a close. “It’s been an

Woodbine Racetrack announcer Dan Loiselle will call his last race May 31, 2015. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

IOC President Pays Tribute to HRH Princess Haya

IOC President Thomas Bach paid tribute to HRH Princess Haya at the 127th IOC Session in Monaco, presenting the FEI President with the Trophy of the International Olympic Committee. The unique trophy is in recognition of Princess Haya’s exemplary commitment

FEI President HRH Princess Haya received the Trophy of the International Olympic Committee from the IOC President Thomas Bach at the 127th Session of IOC in Monaco today (IOC/Ian Jones)

World Dressage Masters to Close in Style

A top line-up will be presented at the last World Dressage Masters event of 2014 which will be held during Jumping Mechelen in Belgium from December 26-28. Both Germany and the Netherlands will send a strong team to Mechelen. WDM

Register for the Equine Canada Annual Convention

Members of the equestrian community from across Canada are invited to participate in Equine Canada’s national convention, which is tailored to address the unique needs of participants involved in equestrian sport, recreation, and industry. If you work with horses and

McEwen Reveals Position on Dual Presidential Roles

In the ongoing discussion of what role(s) the next FEI president will hold, another candidate has come forward with his view. In a letter dated December 4th, John McEwen (GBR), expressed concerns that should his fellow running mate, Ingmar de Vos,

Pan Am Games Tickets on Sale Now

Just in time for holiday gift giving, tickets for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games are now being sold on a first-come, first-served basis! Now’s the time to get your tickets to be part of the Pan Am Games action.

Just in time for holiday gift giving, tickets for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games are now being sold on a first-come, first-served basis!

Kingsport Cruises to Kingarvie Score

Kingsport led at every call under Eurico Rosa da Silva to capture Saturday’s $125,400 Kingarvie Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Sid Attard for Goldmart Farms, the dark bay son of Milwaukee Brew made amends for a stumbled start last time

Attard Hoping Turkish will Delight in Season-closing Valedictory

The final race card of the 2014 Woodbine thoroughbred racing season was drawn Thursday afternoon, signaling the end of the eight-month campaign, which kicked off on April 12. Sunday’s closing day, which has a first-race post time of 1:00 p.m.,

Turkish, with Emma-Jayne Wilson, in the irons. Photo by Michael Burns Photography