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Chuckwagon Horse Euthanized at Calgary Stampede

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, read more

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 read more


Ian Millar Possible Pan Am Flag Bearer

According to a Canadian Press story, Olympic show jumping legend Ian Millar of Perth, ON, is in the running to be the official flag bearer for the Pan Am Games opening ceremonies in Toronto on July 10. The flag-bearer will read more

Ian Millar.

Horse Experience offers Pan Am Bus Shuttle Service

The equestrian events of the TO2015 Pan American Games will take place approximately an hour north of the city of Toronto in the Orangeville/Caledon/Mono area. The transportation options offered by TO2015 for getting to the equestrian games, assume that you read more


Study Shows Equine-Assisted Therapy Strengthens Mother-Child Bond

A Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) funded study has been published in the Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Childhood. Principal Investigator Andrea Beetz PhD shared the news recently that her team’s research project entitled A Comparison of Equine-Assisted Intervention read more

EC and COC Name Canadian Teams for Pan Am Games

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Equine Canada (EC) have announced the Canadian Equestrian Team athletes who have been nominated to represent Canada at the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games, taking place July 10-26, 2015 in Toronto, ON. Equestrian sport read more

Cealy Tetley photo

Canadian Teams to be Announced on Pan Am Day

The final countdown to Toronto 2015 begins with CIBC Pan Am Day on Saturday, June 13th, when the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) will announce the Canadian athletes on the Pan American Games teams for all sports. Equine Canada will release read more


USEF Names Pan American Jumping Team

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the Team and Traveling Reserve for the U.S. Pan American Jumping Team for the 2015 Pan American Games. The following athlete-and-horse combinations will compose the U.S. Team: Georgina Bloomberg (New York, N.Y.) read more

US Pan Am team members Lauren Hough and Ohlala. (Stefano Grasso/LGCT photo)

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