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Canadian Teams Named for North American Endurance Team Challenge

Equine Canada is pleased to confirm the Canadian teams who will represent Canada at the 2015 North American Endurance Team Challenge (NAETC), happening August 21, 2015 at Cayuse Creek Ranch in Millbrook, ON. Held every two years, the NAETC is…

The Dutch four-in-hand drivers have dominated the dressage phase at the FEI European Driving Championships for Four-in-Hand in Aachen, which got underway yesterday with all 180 horses and 36 competitors. The four-time world champion IJsbrand Chardon (NED) won this first…

First Steps in ORC Merger

To enhance a coordinated governance approach during the soft merger period, there have been positive changes to the makeup of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) and Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) Boards. The Government of Ontario appointed ORC Chair Elmer…

ORC Initiates Infection Control Blitz

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) is currently distributing 4,000 USB sticks packed with information on how to prevent horses from getting sick to racehorse caregivers in all 10 Ontario race tracks paddocks and race offices as well as approximately 20…

New Directors on WEG Board

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced the appointment of Ms. Christine Magee and Mr. Hugh Mitchell to its Board of Directors. Ms. Magee is the co-founder of Sleep Country Canada, the largest retailer of mattresses in the country. She has spent…

New Italian Show Jumping Stadium Revealed

Ludger Beerbaum (GER), Rolf-Göran Bengtsson (SWE), Simon Delestre (FRA), Edwina Tops-Alexander (AUS) and John Whitaker (GBR) are just a few of the top show jumping names who will be battling it out in Rome for the 13th leg of the…

Andrew Nicholson Recovering After Neck Injury

New Zealand’s Andrew Nicholson is recovering following surgery to repair an injury to his cervical spine (neck), which he sustained August 9th in a fall at the Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe. Nicholson was taken to a local hospital…

Germany holds team advantage; Leprevost heads the individual standings The FEI European Jumping Championships 2015 got off to a flying start in Aachen, Germany today with a brilliant victory for Frenchwoman Penelope Leprevost, while the host nation foursome of Meredith…

Six of the Canadian dressage athletes declaring for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be backed by the moral support of their country and the financial support of the Canadian Dressage Athlete Assistance Program (C-DAAP). To…

Can Eye Wrinkles Reveal a Horse’s Emotional State?

At the recent International Society for Equitation Science Conference, a team of researchers from Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States, discussed a study they conducted which asked whether eye wrinkles in horses are caused by negative emotional states or…



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