News: Horse Canada

Morganti Victorious on Para-Equestrian Dressage Day Two

The form book was turned on its head today, day two of the Round 1 team tests in the Para-Equestrian Dressage competition at this year’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy (FRA). In a thrilling conclusion to the

Italy’s Sara Morganti with Royal Delight scored a thrilling top spot at today’s Round 1 Grade Ia team competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014.
(Jon Stroud/FEI)

Lauren Barwick Finishes Third in Team Test at WEG

Canada’s Lauren Barwick earned a top three finish in her Team Test during the second day of para-dressage competition Tuesday, August 26, at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, FRA. Riding Equine Canada’s 13-year-old Oldenburg mare, Off

Lauren Barwick and Off to Paris.
Kevin Sparrow photo

Canadian Reining Team Takes Ninth at WEG

The Canadian Reining Team stepped up to the plate, placing ninth overall at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, FRA after earning a combined score of 642 points in the Team competition on August 26. As a

Photo: Cody Sapergia's sliding stop with Nu Chexomatic in the Team and First Individual Qualifier competition. 
Dirk Caremans/Hippofoto for Shannon Brinkman Photo

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A number of top mounts have been withdrawn from 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games competition just days before they were due to compete.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Michael Jun's Olympic gold medal horse La Biosthetique Sam FBW has been withdrawn from WEG.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