News: Horse Sport

Spruce Meadows Masters Begins with Wins for De Luca and Guerdat

Spruce Meadows Masters Hosts Opening Events

The 2016 Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament CSIO5* hosted its opening festivities on Tuesday, September 6, as the world’s top show jumping competitors prepare to compete in Calgary this week. The ‘Masters’ Tournament runs September 7-11, 2016, featuring the best horses read more

Canada’s Tiffany Foster and Amy Millar pose with the ATCO Energy, Team Canada Cooler.

Canadian Jumpers Ready to Take on BMO Nations Cup

The Canadian Show Jumping Team members set to represent Canada in the $300,000 BMO Nations Cup at the CSIO 5* Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament have been confirmed. The following athletes will ride under the maple leaf in the Nations Cup read more

Para-Equestrian: Q&A with Roberta Sheffield

Team Canada could well surprise a few pundits at this year’s Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Among their strong contingent, and making her Paralympic debut, is Great Britain-based Roberta Sheffield (grade III). How did you get into your sport? Roberta Sheffield read more

Roberta Sheffield

WCVM Dean to Serve as AAVMC President

Dr. Douglas Freeman is set to serve a one-year term as president of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). Dr. Freeman is dean of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of read more

Dr. Douglas Freeman

Ontario Disease Surveillance Report

The Ontario Animal Health Network (OAHN) is a dedicated group of veterinarians from primary care practices, academia, government and laboratories who meet regularly to discuss Equine disease and health issues. It is their intent to monitor and protect the health read more

Lamaze Top Canadian in Latest FEI Rankings

After winning an individual bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Canadian Eric Lamaze has jumped to the fifth spot on the FEI Rankings list. Previously, he was ranked the 10th best show jumper in the world. Teammate Tiffany read more

Eric Lamaze and Fine Lady 5 won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympic Games. Photo by Sportfot

Uchenna Sweeps to Belle Mahone Score

Gary Barber’s Uchenna, patiently piloted by Patrick Husbands, rallied last to first to win Holiday Monday’s $105,600 Belle Mahone Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse, Uchenna, sharing 9-5 favourtism with Hot Kiss, settled last of six in the 1 read more

Jockey Patrick Husbands guides Uchenna (IRE) to victory in the $100,000 Belle Mahone Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Para-Equestrians Prep for Paralympics

With just two days to go until the Opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on September 7th, Para-Equestrian athletes from 29* nations are preparing to compete on the world’s biggest stage in a bid for the most coveted read more

London 2012 Team podium, Great Britain in gold, Germany in silver and Ireland in bronze. Photo by FEI/Liz Gregg

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