News: Horse Canada

Equine Canada Special Bulletin

Equine Canada acknowledges the recent formation of the Canadian Horse Alliance. By the nature of our interaction with horses we are already much too fragmented as a community. Our interests are already so divergent between, recreation, agriculture, breeds and industry,

Al Humphrey Memorial Ride

Absolutely gorgeous weather greeted the more than 80 riders participating in the 2010 version of the annual Al Humphrey Memorial Ride. This big horse-world event, usually staged on the August 1st long weekend, meanders through the lovely York Regional forest,

Robin Goodman of the Make-a-Wish Foundation received a cheque for $9,000 from event organizers Lynda Beard, Norma Humphrey and Gary Boumeister

Six Provinces Form Canadian Horse Alliance

In the aftermath of their formal resignation from Equine Canada on September 16th, 2010, following months of dispute over entering into a service agreement with EC, the six non-signing provinces (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland

Heartland Star Supports Equine Guelph Youth Education

Equine Guelph and Amber Marshall will be working together to raise donations for EquiMania! – Equine Guelph’s travelling youth education exhibit. From November 5th to 14th, Amber Marshall’s 2011 calendar will be available at the EquiMania! exhibit (located in a

Equine Guelph partners with Amber Marshall to raise funds for Equine Guelph’s Youth Program through sales of the 2011 Amber Marshall Calendar.

Madden Wins $55,000 Spruce Meadows World Cup Qualifier

The Champions’ Welcome “World Cup” Grand Prix was the perfect way to set up for the $2 million Spruce Meadows “Masters” Tournament.  With a tick in the win column, Beezie Madden (USA), gained some experience and valuable World Cup points.

Beezie Madden of USA riding Mademoiselle won the $55,000 FEI World Cup Qualifier during the Friends of the Meadows. Photo by: Mike Sturk Photo

Equine Canada Launches New Recreational Program

With the introduction of a $5 membership fee this year, Equine Canada has launched a new series of recreational programs. Working with Horse Council British Columbia (HCBC), the first new program was to invite British Columbia recreational groups to apply

GCT Final in Rio De Janeiro Day 1

With the anticipation of seeing the biggest prize in show jumping decided on Saturday and 30’000 at stake for the show’s leading rider and groom, there was much at stake as the last round of the 2010 Global Champions Tour

Top: Luis Francisco Azevedo (BRA) and Une A Basta won 5,000 Euro in the Prix Governo do Rio De Jaineiro at the Global Champions Tour Final; Bottom: Christian Ahlmann (GER) and Taloubet won 31,250 Euro in the Prix de Petrobus

New Concept in Horse Sales

Wetaskiwin, AB – After decades of breeding warmblood and sport horses, the owners of D&R Ranching in Wetaskiwin, AB, felt that their extensive herd was too large to manage along with operating a very busy veterinary practice. They needed a way