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Canada’s Tiffany Foster Opens Final Week of WEF with a Win

Canadian Olympian Tiffany Foster of Vancouver, BC, opened the final week of competition at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL, with a win in the $34,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.45m Speed on Wednesday, March 26. Entering the

Canadian Olympian Tiffany Foster and Melody des Hayettes Z, owned by Artisan Farms, won the $34,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.45m Speed on Wednesday, March 26, during the final week of the 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL. Photo by Sportfot

Woodbine EHV-1 Update: Restrictions on Barn 10 Lifted

ORC Manager of Veterinary Services Dr. Adam Chambers announced that the training time restrictions placed on horses stabled in Woodbine’s Barn 10 are now removed, effective March 27, 2014. Horses from Barn 10 are now free to train during regular

Canadians Spring Into Action at Poplar Place

It may still be too cold to feel like spring in most parts of Canada, but Canadian eventers were hot in Hamilton, GA at the Poplar Farm Horse Trials held March 21-23, taking the three top spots on the leaderboard

Jessica Phoenix and Patras VR ride to first place in the Poplar Place HT CIC3* held in Hamilton Georgia USA, March 21-23, 2014. Photo by MCN Photography

Group Sues U.S. Forest Service to Prevent California Wild Horse Cull

On March 24th, a coalition of animal and environmental groups filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to stop the U.S. Forest Service from eliminating thousands of acres of protected territory and rounding up

WEF Update: Week 11

The prestigious George Morris Excellence in Equitation class highlighted week 11, with the cream of the crop of the nation’s Junior riders competing for top honours. Open by invitation only to the top Junior riders at WEF this season, it

Study Sets Standard for Equine Lung Research

Val Sanford has seen first hand the negative effects of respiratory problems on horses’ performance in the show ring and on the trail. Sanford, owner and manager of Copper T Warmblood Stables near Saskatoon, Sask., has a horse that suffers

A WCVM equine lung study has confirmed that foals are born with all of their respiratory components present and functioning. Photo: Myrna MacDonald.

Jordan Macpherson is Second in Artisan Farms Young Rider Grand Prix Series

Victoria Colvin emerged the winner of the fourth annual Artisan Farms Young Rider Grand Prix Series (AFYRGPS), presented by The Dutta Corp. in association with Guido Klatte. With four different competitions held throughout the 12-week FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival