News: Horse Canada

Speak Up to Help Josh Nichol’s Family Reunite

Canadian horse trainer, Josh Nichol, and his wife, Cindy, have been faced with an impossible situation, and they are appealing to the horse community to spread the word. The couple, based in Meanook, Alberta, adopted a little boy from Kinshasa,

Protect Your Horse from Hazards on the Farm

Often times, horse owners feel their beloved equines are simply a magnet for injuries. Being accident prone just seems to be in their nature, most times brought on by their instinctive fight-or-flight response, their need to establish herd hierarchy, and

Canadian Jumpers Finish Strong in NAJYRC Final

Calgary native, Katelyn Cooper and her nine-year-old Holsteiner gelding, Casino Royale (Cassini II x Coriander) added only a foot in the water and two time faults in her Final round at the Championships, which moved the pair up two places

Carlie Fairty of Markham, ON, and Ladyplane finished in 14th place overall. (Cealy Tetley photo)

Canadian Eventers Medal at NAJYRC

Winning the gold medal in the CH-Y** Division was David Ziegler of Beiseker, AB riding Critical Decision (Consul x Two a Day), his 18-year-old Oldenburg gelding. With a 13.9 lead heading in to jumping, Ziegler added only three rails, for

David Ziegler of Beiseker, AB takes the gold medal in the CH-Y** Division aboard Critical Decision, with final a score of 58.3. 
(Cealy Tetley photo)

Canadian Eventers Lead after Cross-Country at NAJYRC

Leading CH-Y** Division after cross-country is David Ziegler (who was also competing in the dressage division) riding his second horse of the competition, Critical Decision (Consul x Two a Day), his 18-year-old Oldenburg gelding, on his dressage a score of

Riding Blue Ben, Moira de Ste Croix-Laframboise of Kars, ON is in first place after cross-country with a score of 49.2 in the CH-J* Division.
(Cealy Tetley photo)

More Medals for Canadian Dressage Riders at NAJYRC

Attending the Championships for the first time, 14-year-old Camille Carier Bergeron of Mascouche, QC once again earned the highest Junior score for her Freestyle test. With Lowelas (Hockey 41 x Inster Graditz), a 14-year-old Trakehner gelding owned by Gilles Bergeron,

Camille Carier Bergeron of Mascouche, QC once again earned the highest Junior score of 71.275% for her Freestyle test with Lowelas. (Cealy Tetley photo)

Canadian Jumpers Move Forward to Finals at NAJYRC

Today’s two-round Nations’ Cup acted as the second and third individual qualifiers, and all the members of the Canadian Junior Team enjoyed success in the big Rolex Stadium ring. Jumping American Steve Stephens’ course, Katelyn Cooper of Calgary, AB and

Adrien Vilcini of Selwyn, ON and his horse Gervantus had great rounds, posting two double clear efforts in the Junior Riders Nations' Cup.
(Cealy Tetley photo)

Canadian Endurance Rider Finishes in Fourth at NAJYRC

Riding Tracy Reynolds’ TEF Sunflash (CRF Jalal x Lewisfield Sunraf), a 14-year-old Arabian gelding, Katya Levermann of One Hundred Mile House, BC finished in fourth place in the NAJYRC-CH 4* FEI Championship race. The race, 120 km in length, consisted

Riding Tracy Reynolds' TEF Sunflash, Katya Levermann of One Hundred Mile House, BC finished in fourth place in the NAJYRC-CH 4* FEI Championship race.
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Canadian Show Jumping Team Places Fourth at CHIO Aachen

The Canadian Show Jumping Team rode to a fourth place finish in the €350,000 Mercedes-Benz Nations’ Cup, held July 17 at the world-renowned CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival in Germany. Yann Candele and Chris Sorensen of Caledon, ON, and Tiffany

Yann Candele and Showgirl.
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Canadian Dressage Riders Win Individual Medals at NAJYRC

Canadian dressage riders continued their winning ways on day two at the 2014 North American Junior Young Rider Championships held at the Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY. In her first year attending the Championships, 14-year-old Camille Carier Bergeron of Mascouche,

In her first year attending the Championships, 14-year-old Camille Carier Bergeron of Mascouche, QC earned the highest score overall for the Junior Individual test with 70.342% riding Lowelas.
(Cealy Tetley photo)