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Developing the Sport Horse: Part 2

As we move through the height of our summer competition season, it is not uncommon to have multiple days of severe heat and humidity – the days when you sweat standing still. Heat and humidity can be harder on your

WEG Eventing Preview

No wonder the Eventing competition is a sell-out at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy (FRA) on August 28-31. A record entry of 97 combinations from 28 nations is heading for the spectacular backdrop of Haras du

Defending world champion Michael Jung with La Biosthetique Sam FBW, seen here on route to gold at the 2010 Games in Kentucky, will be bidding to retain his title at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy and claim a team spot for Germany at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Kit Houghton/FEI)

WEG Para-Equestrian Dressage Preview

Para-Equestrian Dressage at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy (FRA) will see a record-breaking 33 nations and 100 riders and horses compete for medals at the prestigious La Prairie racecourse venue, just a few hundred metres from the

Australia’s Joann Formosa, who secured her first Paralympic medal with Worldwide PB at London 2012 with Grade 1b gold, will go head to head with five World, European and Paralympic medallists for what is tipped to be one of the fiercest competitions at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy. Photo by Liz Gregg/FEI

Western Trail Riding and Tourism Certification Program Postponed

Upon evaluation of the successful inaugural Trail Riding and Tourism Program pilot held in eastern Canada this summer, Equine Canada is temporarily postponing the second event to integrate insights gained by conducting the first pilot and will re-launch the program

In Memoriam: Jacques Schoufour

Jacques Schoufour (NED), honorary chairman of CHIO Rotterdam, has passed away in hospital in Brasschaat (BEL) after a short illness. He was 86 years old. Jacques Schoufour was born and grew up in Rotterdam and was a very well-known figure

Jacques Schoufour (NED), honorary chairman of CHIO Rotterdam, who has died at the age of 86.

Get the Canadian Perspective on WEG

The opening ceremony of the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy, France, will take place on Saturday August 23rd, and the action begins on Monday August 25th. The event will conclude on Sunday September 7th. Keep up up

WEG Dressage Preview

The crackle of electricity is in the air ahead of the much-anticipated opening to the Dressage discipline at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Caen, Normandy (FRA) on August 25th. In the history of this exacting sport there

Charlotte Dujardin (GBR) and Valegro, Olympic and European champions, will be aiming for world honours to complete the hat-trick at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy next week. Photo by FEI/Kit Houghton.

Ami’s Holiday prevails in Breeders’ Stakes

Ivan Dalos’ homebred Ami’s Holiday collared leaders Interpol and Squeeze the King in deep stretch to win the 124th running of the $500,000 Breeders’ Stakes, the third jewel in Canada’s Triple Crown, Sunday at Woodbine. By doing so, the son

Jockey Luis Contreras guides Ami's Holiday to victory in the 123 running of the $500,000 dollar Breeders Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Fort Erie Race Track Announces Support for EquiLottery

On the heels of a successful Prince of Wales Stakes Day which drew record Twilight Tuesday attendance and handle, Fort Erie Race Track is expressing official support for EquiLottery as an answer to the question of integration in Ontario. Senior