News: Horse Canada

Several Top Horses Out of WEG

A number of top mounts have been withdrawn from 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games competition just days before they were due to compete. In eventing, the German Equestrian Federation announced that Michael Jung’s Olympic gold medal mount La Biosthetique

Michael Jun's Olympic gold medal horse La Biosthetique Sam FBW has been withdrawn from WEG.
Kit Houghton/FEI photo

WEG Endurance Preview

Endurance will see an impressive number of starters for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, beating all previous records by almost 10% when the 160-kilometre ride gets underway on Thursday 28 August. The competition takes place in

Maria Alvarez Ponton (ESP) and Nobby on their way to individual gold in the Endurance event at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2010. 
(Kit Houghton/FEI)

Two More Horses Confirmed Positive for EEE

Two more euthanized horses have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Ontario – one in Lanark County and the other in Frontenac County. There have been two suspected cases in Frontenac County which have been euthanized. If you

Western Trail Riding and Tourism Certification Program Postponed

Upon evaluation of the successful inaugural Trail Riding and Tourism Program pilot held in eastern Canada this summer, Equine Canada is temporarily postponing the second event to integrate insights gained by conducting the first pilot and will re-launch the program

Australian Sam Jones is Crowned 2014 Mongol Derby Winner

After eight days riding, 40-year-old Sam Jones, a mining operator from Australia, has won the 6th Mongol Derby, the world’s longest and toughest horse race in emphatic style. Jones was clearly the fastest rider on the course but couldn’t break

Sam Jones of Australia won the 2014 Mongol Derby.

The Practical Farm

  Horse-Canada.com is pleased to introduce our all new blog, The Practical Farm, which can be found at www.horse-canada.com/the-practical-farm. Industry experts, Dwayne and Kevin Job, know how to get things done on the farm. From advice on horse and land

David Marcus Finishes Second at CDI3* Verden

Canadian Olympian David Marcus scored a personal best to finish second to Steffen Peters of the United States in Grand Prix competition held August 9 at CDI3* Verden, Germany. Marcus is preparing to represent Canada at the upcoming Alltech FEI

David Marcus and Chrevi’s Capital placed second in the Grand Prix at CDI3* Verden, Germany, on July 9, scoring a personal best of 72.30%. 
Photo by © www.eurodressage.com

Equine Guelph Offers Growth and Development Online Course

When it comes to breeding the importance of sound management and health practices play a key role in building a solid foundation toward a horse’s future. Equine Guelph is pleased to offer its newly updated “Growth and Development” online course