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OEF Award Recipients to be Honoured at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Four outstanding equestrians have been chosen to receive a prestigious OEF Award and will be honoured by the Ontario Equestrian Federation during a special presentation at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. This year’s recipients include: OEF Sponsor of the Year

Western Horses Shine at Canadian Supreme

There’s nothing more satisfying for an owner and trainer than to spot the potential in a young horse, and develop it all the way to the winner’s circle. That’s not an easy task in the western horse world, especially when

New Faces Join CVO Council

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario welcomes three new Council members as a result of the election held on October 7, 2014. Elections were held in three electoral districts which include the communities of Bruce, Dufferin, Grey, Huron and Simcoe;

Woodbine Connections Revved up for Breeders’ Cup

Four Mark Casse trainees are among a record 201 horses pre-entered for the 31st Breeders’ Cup World Championships, set for Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, California, Friday, October 31, and Saturday, November 1. Breeders’ Cup races set for Friday, October

2014 FEI Americas Jumping Championships

Brazilian young guns were all but unstoppable at the FEI Americas Jumping Championships for Young Riders, Juniors, Pre-Juniors and Children 2014 which took place at Vitacura in Chile from 6 to 12 October. The history of these Championships is a

On the podium for the Pre-Junior Team event at the FEI Americas Jumping Championships 2014 in Vitacura, Chile (L to R): the silver medallists from Brazil Verde, the gold medallists from Brazil Amarela and the bronze medallists from Argentina Blanco. Photo by FEI/Lucio Landa

2014 FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses

German star, Michael Jung, scooped the 6-year-old title with Star Connection while Frenchman, Thomas Carlile, steered last year’s 6-year-old winner Tanareze to victory in the 7-year-old category at the FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses 2014 at Le

German star, Michael Jung, steered the Hannoverian, Star Connection, to win the 6-Year-Old category at the FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses 2014 at Le Lion d’Angers in France. Photo by FEI/EventingPhoto.com

Caspar Netscher Charges to Nearctic Win

British-bred Caspar Netscher, with jockey Andrew Mullen aboard for the first time, came flying between horses late to win the Grade 2 $300,000 Nearctic Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. At the finish of the six furlong turf tilt, which attracted 10

Just The Judge Rules in E.P. Taylor

Favoured Just The Judge, with Jamie Spencer aboard, held off Odeliz in deep stretch to win the $510,000 Grade 1 E.P. Taylor Stakes, part of the Pattison Canadian International card Sunday at Woodbine. At the finish of the mile and

Hillstar Powers to Pattison Canadian International Win

Sir Evelyn De Rothschild’s Hillstar, brilliantly ridden by champion jockey Ryan Moore, collared the leaders turning for home and went on to post a three-quarters of a length win over Big Blue Kitten in the Grade 1 Pattison Canadian International

Hillstar, ridden by Jockey Ryan Moore capture the $1,000,000 Pattison Canadian International Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

The Mane Event is Coming

Next weekend Chilliwack’s Heritage Park will host former Olympians, TV stars and America’s most Trusted Horseman as the Mane Event, Equine Education and Trade Fair takes place once again October 24 – 26, 2014. This year’s line-up of clinicians include

This year’s line-up of clinicians include former Olympic rider and chef d’equipe for the US Show Jumping team, George Morris, who is also known as the “Founding Father” of Hunt Seat Equitation.