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In Memoriam: Alan Plewis

In Memoriam: Alan Plewis

Alan Plewis, founder and operator, along with his wife, Margaret, of the iconic Foxhunter Tack Shop in Stouffville, ON, for over 35 years, passed away on July 16th. Plewis was deeply rooted in the equestrian community first as a professional…

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Canadian Eventing Team Ready for Action at Pan Am Games

Canadian Eventing Team members Colleen Loach of Dunham, QC, defending Pan Am champion Jessica Phoenix of Cannington, ON, Waylon Roberts of Port Perry, ON, and Kathryn Robinson of Kettering, GBR, are ready for action as eventing competition gets underway at…

Colleen Loach, 32, of Dunham, QC, presents Qorry Blue d’Argouges at the horse inspection. (Cealy Tetley photo)

Canadian Dressage Team Claims Silver Medal at Pan Am Games

Following a hard-fought battle with the United States, the Canadian Dressage Team claimed the silver medal on Sunday, July 12, at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. Dressage competition is taking place July 11, 12, and 14 at the OLG…

The Canadian Dressage Team won the Silver Medal at the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games.  From left to right: Chris von Martels, Brittany Fraser, Megan Lane and Belinda Trussell. (Cealy Tetley photo)

Canadian Dressage Team Lying Second in Pan Am Games Competition

The Canadian Dressage Team comprised of Brittany Fraser of New Glasgow, NS, Megan Lane of Collingwood, ON, Belinda Trussell of Stouffville, ON, and Chris von Martels of Ridgetown, ON, is currently sitting in second position following the first of two…

Brittany Fraser of New Glasgow, NS, is currently ranked second individually with All In in dressage competition at the 2015 Pan American Games.                                                                Photo © Cealy Tetley - www.tetleyphoto.com

The Impact of Impact on Bone Health

Ontario Veterinary College, graduate student, Cristin McCarty is no stranger to joint health issues having to work through her own athletic injuries from rowing. As an avid rider since age 5, McCarty bought an ex-racehorse in her early teens for…

Suspected Case of EHM in Ottawa Region

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of a case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV-1), in the Ottawa region. The horse is currently receiving veterinary care at…

Canadian Dressage Team Ready to Start Pan Am Competition

The Canadian Dressage Team comprised of Brittany Fraser of New Glasgow, NS, Megan Lane of Collingwood, ON, Belinda Trussell of Stouffville, ON, and Chris von Martels of Ridgetown, ON, will open the equestrian competition at the 2015 Toronto Pan American…

(Clockwise from top left) Chris von Martels and Zilverstar; Megan Lane and Caravella; Brittany Fraser and All In; (alternate) Diane Creech and Robbie W; and Anton, to be ridden by Belinda Trussell, presented by groom Lyndsey Rowan.

Pan Am Games Coverage on CBC

CBC/Radio-Canada is the official broadcaster for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. The network has announced it will provide Canadians with nearly 750 hours of coverage across TV, radio, online at panam.cbc.ca and mobile platforms, including the…

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Chuckwagon Horse Euthanized at Calgary Stampede

On Saturday July 4th, a horse was euthanized following the sixth heat of chuckwagon races. Layne Bremner’s right lead horse, Duke, suffered a broken cannon bone, when two wagons collided on the track. The 10-year-old Thorougbred gelding, a former racehorse,…

New Block of Pan Am Equestrian Tickets to Go On Sale

Pan Am Games organizers are offering new tickets for high-demand, sold-out events ‒ including equestrian, the opening ceremony, basketball, football, diving and athletics. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, July 6th at 11 a.m. (E.T.) and will be available…

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