News: Horse Canada

FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing: Germany Wins in Malmö, Sweden

August 4, 2014 – Sweden’s premier Eventing site at Malmö is proving a lucky venue for Germany. Having swept the medals table at last year’s FEI European Eventing Championships, Germany triumphed impressively in the sixth leg of the FEI Nations

Peter Thomsen, eventing team gold medalist at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, rode Horseware’s Cayenne to individual second behind his team mate Andreas Dibowski for a German victory at leg six of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing in the unique Swedish seaside venue at Malmö. 
(Lotta Gyllensten/FEI)

Team USA wins Furusiyya Nations Cup in Gijon

August 2, 2014 – Team USA sensationally won their second Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2014 qualifier in 24 hours when adding the honours at the Europe Division 2 leg in Gijon, Spain to Aug. 1st’s Europe Division 1 victory

Ashlee Bond and Chela LS helped Team USA secure a sensational back-to-back Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2014 victory at the sixth leg of the Europe Division 2 series in Gijon, Spain. 
Photo: FEI/Herve Bonnaud.

Canadian National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show

Competitors of all ages will return to Brandon, Manitoba, in August to compete for top honors on Arabian and Half-Arabian horses. The annual Canadian National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show will be held at the Keystone Centre, Monday August

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)