News: Horse Canada

Loach and Qorry’s Olympic Debut starts with a bang

Loach and Qorry’s Olympic Debut starts with a bang

Colleen Loach of Dunham, QC, unfortunately did not have the opening act to her Olympic debut she had been envisioning. Aboard Qorry Blue d’Argouges, a 12-year-old Selle Francais gelding owned by fellow Canadian eventer Peter Barry, the 33-year-old from Dunham, read more

Colleen Loach and Qorry Blue d’Argouges.

Kathryn Robinson and Let It Bee Shine in Rio

Kathryn Robinson, 30, of Kettering, UK, has had a bit of a rollercoaster ride leading up to these Olympics, to put it mildly, Previously named as the reserve horse/rider combination for eventing with Let It Bee, she was a last-minute read more

Kathryn Robinson and Let It Bee.

Fast Facts for Flying Horses

How do horses get to the Rio Olympic Games? By plane of course! The first group of Olympic horses departed from London Stansted Airport (GBR) today (29 July) on a special cargo plane bound for Rio 2016, marking the start read more

Horses bound for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are loaded on to an Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777-F at London Stansted Airport. On the flight were 34 horses from 10 of the nations competing in Equestrian at Rio 2016 - 29 July 2016 - © FEI / Jon Stroud Media

Chris von Martels Represents Canada at CHIO Aachen

Chris von Martels of Ridgetown, ON, recently had a successful debut in the dressage portion of the renowned CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival, held in Aachen, GER from July 8-17. Partnered with Divertimento (Di Versace x Ferragamo), a 14-year-old bay read more

Chris von Martels and Divertimento competed at the CHIO Aachen. (Shannon Brinkman photo)

Canadian Jumping Athletes Named for NAJYRC

The Jumping Young Rider Committee has announced the up-and-coming athletes representing Canada at the 2016 Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC), presented by Gotham North, taking place July 26-31, 2016 at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, CO. read more

Bromont WEG To Be Cancelled?

A critical blow has been dealt to the Bromont 2018 WEG, as Carla Qualtrough, the Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, has declined to support the event. “The federal government can not support the presentation of the 2018 World read more


Barb Daley Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Accident

Barbara Daley, well-known in equestrian circles for her involvement as a marketing and communications expert in the horse industry in Canada, lost her right leg in a motorcycle accident on Canada Day near Stony Plain, AB. Previously based in Aurora, read more

Barb Daley

Vaccinations: Giving Immunity a Boost

“Think of booster shots for your horse as being similar to practising fire drills,” says Dr. Alison Moore, DVM, DVSc, Lead Veterinarian, Animal Health and Welfare, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Rural Affairs. “If you only practise a read more

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