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Revised WEG Canadian Eventing Team

The Canadian Eventing Committee announces a corrected list of named Team riders and alternates for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) to be held in Normandy, FRA, August 28-31, 2014. Named to the Team (in alphabetical order) are: Rider

Tips to Avoid Strangles Outbreaks

The Worms & Germs Blog is an educational website coordinated by Drs. Scott Weese and Maureen Anderson of the Ontario Veterinary College’s Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses. Check out this post, by Dr. Weese, on how to avoid an strangles

One-Year Countdown to the Pan Am/ParaPan Am Games

Come to the Caledon Equestrian Park, on Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., to celebrate the TO2015 Pan Am/ParaPan Am Games coming to Caledon in 2015! The free festivities offer something for everyone – bring a

Will the Plate be an ‘Artie’ Party?

We Miss Artie is the first horse Ken and Sarah Ramsey will run in the Queen’s Plate as owners. They bred Queen’splatekitten, who ran in the race in 2011, but sold him privately after his second start. Queen’splatekitten finished fifth.

155th Queen's Plate Stakes contender Man o'Bear, with jockey Emma Jayne Wilson aboard. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

CanadaLovesWEG.com

Check out Horse Publications Group’s exciting new website – CanadaLovesWEG.com – to keep up to date on the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™. Launched on July 1st, and brought to you by six industry leaders – Alltech, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim,

New Blog: A Real Western Challenge

Horse-Canada.com is pleased to welcome Pam Asheton, and her new blog, “A Real Western Challenge.” Asheton, of Cochrane, Alberta, was chosen to compete in the North American Horsewoman’s Challenge – one of three Canadian trainers accepted into the formerly all

It's All Good, shortly after arriving at his new home with Pam Asheton.

FEI World Para Equestrian Driving Championships 2014

Sandringham Estate (GBR), the much-loved country retreat of HM The Queen, provided the gorgeous backdrop for the ninth FEI World Para Equestrian Driving Championships which took place last weekend. Germany was the strongest nation taking home the team title as

Alexandra Röder (GER) and the exceptional 11-year old mare Evi 29 took individual gold in Grade II. Photo by Marie de Ronde-Oudemans/FEI

Ontario Goes Global to Protect Integrity of Horse Racing

From London, Ontario to London, England, from the thoroughbred Melbourne Cup to the standardbred North American Cup – horse racing is truly an international sport — and one of the most regulated sports in the world. Equine athletes are tested

No Problem for Unhindered in My Dear

Favoured Unhindered, with Luis Contreras aboard, led all the way to take the featured $126,500 My Dear Stakes for two-year-old fillies, Saturday at Woodbine. Trained by Ralph Biamonte for owners Ron Magers and Bob Marcocchio, Unhindered, a $50,000 yearling purchase,

Jockey Luis Contreras guides Unhindered to victory in the My Dear Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography