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Lamaze and Fine Lady 5 Top $50,000 LaFarge Cup

The Spruce Meadows ‘North American’ Tournament continued with wins for two of this summer’s top riders as well as an exciting first for a young up-and-comer in the International Ring on Friday. Eric Lamaze (CAN) and Fine Lady 5 topped

Eric Lamaze and Fine Lady 5 won the $50,000 LaFarge Cup 1.50m. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media

Call for Nominations for 2015 Dressage Canada Committee Election

Dressage Canada has announced that three committee chair positions will be elected for 2015: • Coaching Committee Chair • Officials Committee Chair • Rules Committee Chair Nominees must have experience with not-for-profit committees, such as one or more years working

Volunteers Needed for the 2015 Pan Am Games

The 2015 Pan Am Games needs at least 700 enthusiastic and passionate people — age 16 years and older — to be Games-time volunteers. Selected volunteers will be based in Caledon when the Town hosts the top equestrian athletes in

McComish Looking to Net Another Team Penning Buckle

There is something very special about a sport where horse and rider work together as one in a fluid, ever-changing set of circumstances. When there are three of these combinations teamed up, the result is an always-exciting and fast-moving sport

No Age or Gender Barriers for Cutting Competitors

In 2009, the Calgary Stampede teamed with Mercuria and the National Cutting Horse Association to take the sport of cutting to a new level. By sweetening the pot in each of the Non-Pro and Open classes by an extra $25,000,

Wendy Christoff Captures Top Placings at CDI 3* Calgary

Wendy Christoff won four of the six FEI classes she entered at the CDI 3* Calgary, held June 27-29, 2014, at Anderson Ranch in Calgary, AB. In the Grand Prix test Christoff of Delta, BC, rode Treffer (Niagara x Haarlem),

Grand Prix rider and High Performance 1 Equine Canada coach Wendy Christoff won four of the six FEI classes she entered at the CDI 3* Calgary, held June 27-29, 2014, at Anderson Ranch in Calgary, AB (left to right Wendy Christoff and Brenda Minor). Photo by NewConcept Films

Canada Awarded 2015 FEI Pan American Endurance Championships

Equine Canada and Endurance Canada are pleased to announce that the 2015 FEI Pan American Endurance Championships, a race 120km in length, will be held in Millbrook, ON, at Cayuse Creek Ranch. The competition will be held in Ganaraska Forest,

Bob Gielen and Melody Blittersdorf participating in the Cayuse Canter in 2011.

Canadian Show Jumping Team Invited to Aachen

The Canadian Show Jumping Team has been invited to compete at CHIO Aachen, Germany, from July 11 to 20. Canada will be represented by Yann Candele, 43, of Caledon, ON, Tiffany Foster, 29, of Vancouver, BC, Eric Lamaze, 45, of

For the first time in 18 years, the Canadian Show Jumping Team will compete at CHIO Aachen, Germany, from July 11 to 20. Riding as an individual, Canada's Eric Lamaze won the Rolex Grand Prix of Aachen in 2010 riding Hickstead. Photo by Frank Papelard, R&B Presse

Almost $10,000 Raised at C-DAAP’s ‘Dressage Soiree’

Close to $10,000 was raised in support of the Canadian Dressage Athlete Assistance Program (C-DAAP) at the ‘Dressage Soiree’ fundraising event held Saturday evening, June 21, during the CDI3* Equivents competition. Held at the Royal Canadian Riding Academy in Cedar

Dinner was delivered to guests by pony-drawn carriage at the ‘Dressage Soiree’ fundraising event held June 21 at the CDI3* Equivents in Cedar Valley, ON. Almost $10,000 was raised in support of the Canadian Dressage Athlete Assistant Program (C-DAAP). Photo by Mary White, Lone Oak Equine Photography

Hunters Take Centre Stage Caledon Premiere I

Hunter riders took centre stage at the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park last week for the first phase of the Caledon Premier Series, featuring two always-exciting Hunter Derby classes. With much of the international-level field of jumpers competing at Alberta’s