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David Marcus to Compete at Central Park Horse Show

Canadian Olympian David Marcus of Campbellville, ON, will be among the world’s best riding at the 2014 Central Park Horse Show, presented by Rolex, to be held in the heart of New York City from September 18 to 21. As

David Marcus and Don Kontes will be stepping into the limelight at the 2014 Central Park Horse Show, presented by Rolex. Photo by Sue Stickle, www.susanjstickle.com

Definite Entries Confirmed for WEG

Definite entries for the three disciplines of Jumping, Driving, and Vaulting, which take place over the second week of competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, were finalised today. As with the disciplines taking place over

EquiLottery to Sponsor Canadian Millions Muskoka Stakes at Woodbine

Building off the recent momentum in Ontario including endorsements from Fort Erie Racetrack, the Ontario Harness Horse Association and Ontario-based racing advocacy group Racing Future, EquiLottery, a lottery game based on the results of live horse races, is announcing its

Get a Leg Up With the OEF Youth Bursary Program

The Ontario Equestrian Federation is now accepting applications for its OEF Youth Bursary Program, which helps deserving youth reach their equestrian goals. Each year the OEF proudly offers a minimum of five $1,000 bursaries to junior members and is currently

WEG Endurance Preview

Endurance will see an impressive number of starters for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, beating all previous records by almost 10% when the 160-kilometre ride gets underway on Thursday 28 August. The competition takes place in

Maria Alvarez Ponton (ESP) and Nobby on their way to individual gold in the Endurance event at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2010. 
(Kit Houghton/FEI)

Vergara Jr. wins Inaugural Canadian Apprentice Invitational

Toronto, August 20 – Octavio Vergara Jr., a regular at Arlington Park, captured the inaugural Canadian Apprentice Invitational at Woodbine by recording a win and a second-place finish from two races on Wednesday evening’s card. The event featured 10 apprentice

Drop to Pop with Octavio Vergara Jr. up.
 WEG/michael burns photo

Two More Horses Confirmed Positive for EEE

Two more euthanized horses have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Ontario – one in Lanark County and the other in Frontenac County. There have been two suspected cases in Frontenac County which have been euthanized. If you

Canadians Win Nine FEI Classes at CDI-W Saugerties

Canadian riders won nine of the FEI classes at CDI-W Saugerties, held August 14–17, 2014, in Saugerties, NY. Starting Canada’s winning streak was Olympian Ashley Holzer, formerly of Toronto and now residing in New York. Holzer and Tiva Nana (Metall

Totilas Will Not Compete at WEG

The German Equestrian Federation has announced that Totilas has been withdrawn from the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ due to injury. The 14-year-old stallion, who was set to compete under Matthias Alexander Rath next week (August 25-29), was Germany’s