News: Horse Canada

Sapphire Passes Away

Sapphire Passes Away

American rider McLain Ward’s talented two-time Olympic gold medal partner, Sapphire, has died. Ward posted this notice on his Facebook page today: “With a very heavy heart I have to share that Sara has passed away this morning due to read more

McLain Ward and Sapphire winning the inaugural Pfizer Million. (ESI Photography)

Canadian Eventing Team Named for WEG

The Equine Canada Canadian Eventing High Performance Committee has announced the names of the Canadian Eventing Team who will compete in the World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, FRA, August 28 – 31, 2014. Selected according to the qualification thresholds read more

Jessica Phoenix and A Little Romance will be part of the Canadian Eventing Team at WEG. (Photo courtesy Equine Canada)

The Trail Network Project

Equine Canada’s Recreation, Trails and Tourism Program is pleased to announce the team of experts conducting the new Trail Network Project that will be governed by the Canadian Trails Federation. Taking the next steps in creating a functional and efficient read more

In Memoriam: Jordan McDonald

Equine Canada has reported that Jordan McDonald, 30, suffered a fatal injury while competing at the Nunney International Horse Trials held at Southfield House, Whatley, Frome, Somerset, GBR, on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Born in British Columbia, Jordan McDonald resided read more

New Horse Health Check Barn Posters Available

Equine Guelph’s new Horse Health Check poster is an indispensable tool for any horse owner who wants to give the best possible care to their horse. This handy reference tool provides a quick and easy 16-point systematic method to check read more


Certification for Equestrian Tourism Professionals

Equine Canada’s first national evaluation to certify professional Trail Leaders, Trail Riding Instructors, Guides and Evaluators will be held at Broadleaf Guest Ranch in New Brunswick, from June 11-13. Twenty-two people from eight different provinces will be travelling east hoping read more

Fire Safety on the Farm – Reducing the Risk

Barn fires are every horse owner’s worst nightmare, one that can bring significant emotional and economic loss. However, the sad fact is that many barn fires could have largely been prevented by applying a few basic principles. The most reliable read more

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