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Horse Swap Goes Unpunished by FEI

The FEI has announced that, following completion of an in-depth investigation into allegations of a switch of horses by Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum during the 2012 FEI World Endurance Championships in Euston Park (GBR), no legal action can be taken for procedural

ORC Commissioner Reappointed

Chair Elmer Buchanan announced that John W. Macdonald, Q.C. of Toronto has been reappointed by the Government of Ontario as a member of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) for a period of two (2) years, effective December 1, 2014. Mr. Macdonald is

Jump Canada Announces 2014 Bursary Recipients

Jump Canada is pleased to announce the young athletes who have been named recipients of the Jump Canada Bursary for 2014. In recognition of the difficulty that young riders face as they strive to continue their education while also competing

Decision Day Conquers All in Coronation Futurity

Decision Day, under Jesse Campbell, battled back along the rail to win a photo over a game and determined Nipigon to capture the $250,400 Coronation Futurity at Woodbine, a key event on the road to the 2015 Queen’s Plate. In

Jesse Campbell guides Decision Day (rail inside red and black silks) to victory over Nipigon (outside green and yellow silks) with jockey Steven Bahen to capture the 111 Running of the Coronation Futurity at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

San Nicola Thunder Storms to Victory in Sir Barton

San Nicola Thunder pressed the early pace of Spadina Road and stayed on gamely down the lane to capture Sunday’s co-featured $150,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by John Cardella for owners Paul Cooper and Joe Pirone, San Nicola

Jesse Campbell guides San Nicola Thunder to victory in the $125,000 Sir Barton Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

London Tower Reaches New Heights in Ontario Lassie

London Tower set a reserved pace under Emma-Jayne Wilson leaving plenty in the tank for the stretch run to capture Sunday’s $150,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes, at Woodbine. The Steve Owens homebred daughter of Head Chopper-Mrs. Donaghy arrived at the 1

Emma-Jayne Wilson guides London Tower to victory for owner and trainer Steve Owens in the $150,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Exell Scores a Second Success in Stockholm

Reigning FEI World Cup™ and world champion Boyd Exell (AUS) won the third leg of the FEI World Cup™ Driving held in Stockholm (SWE) last night leaving home driver Fredrik Persson and young Belgian Glenn Geerts behind. The new Friends

Boyd Exell (AUS) won his second FEI World Cup™ Driving competition of the season at the Sweden International Horse Show in Stockholm. Photo by Roland Thunholm/FEI

Tatiana Dzavik is Jumping Her Way Up

Since moving to Europe just eleven months ago, Tatiana Dzavik’s determination, long hours, hard work, talent, and devotion have taken her places. The knowledge she has gained is invaluable, and the list of successes impressive. In this first year of

Tatiana Dzavik and Delphine.

Tinne Tops Reem Acra Leg at Stockholm

Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven steered Don Auriello to victory in today’s fourth leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Western European League at Stockholm in Sweden. In yesterday’s Grand Prix it was Hans Peter Minderhoud who came out on

Sweden’s Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven and Don Auriello stepping it out in style on their way to victory in today’s fourth leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Western European League series at Stockholm (SWE). Photo by FEI/Roland Thunholm

Colombia’s Lopez Wins Longines Leg in Madrid

Colombia’s Carlos Lopez and Prince de la Mare seized victory in today’s sixth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League in Madrid, Spain. The 49-year-old rider who took team bronze at the FEI Central American

Colombia’s Carlos Lopez, winner of the sixth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League in Madrid, Spain today, pictured with his winning horse, Prince de la Mare, and Longines Brand Manager for Spain, Miguel Angel Palmer. Photo by FEI/Herve Bonnaud