News: Horse Sport

New Faces Join CVO Council

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario welcomes three new Council members as a result of the election held on October 7, 2014. Elections were held in three electoral districts which include the communities of Bruce, Dufferin, Grey, Huron and Simcoe;

2014 FEI Americas Jumping Championships

Brazilian young guns were all but unstoppable at the FEI Americas Jumping Championships for Young Riders, Juniors, Pre-Juniors and Children 2014 which took place at Vitacura in Chile from 6 to 12 October. The history of these Championships is a

On the podium for the Pre-Junior Team event at the FEI Americas Jumping Championships 2014 in Vitacura, Chile (L to R): the silver medallists from Brazil Verde, the gold medallists from Brazil Amarela and the bronze medallists from Argentina Blanco. Photo by FEI/Lucio Landa

2014 FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses

German star, Michael Jung, scooped the 6-year-old title with Star Connection while Frenchman, Thomas Carlile, steered last year’s 6-year-old winner Tanareze to victory in the 7-year-old category at the FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses 2014 at Le

German star, Michael Jung, steered the Hannoverian, Star Connection, to win the 6-Year-Old category at the FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses 2014 at Le Lion d’Angers in France. Photo by FEI/EventingPhoto.com

The Mane Event is Coming

Next weekend Chilliwack’s Heritage Park will host former Olympians, TV stars and America’s most Trusted Horseman as the Mane Event, Equine Education and Trade Fair takes place once again October 24 – 26, 2014. This year’s line-up of clinicians include

This year’s line-up of clinicians include former Olympic rider and chef d’equipe for the US Show Jumping team, George Morris, who is also known as the “Founding Father” of Hunt Seat Equitation.

Gal Wins Reem Acra Opening Leg at Odense

The Dutch were in dominant form at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Western European League opening leg at Odense in Denmark today, where Edward Gal pipped Adelinde Cornelissen for the main honours in the Grand Prix Freestyle.

The Netherlands’ Edward Gal steered Glock’s Undercover to victory in the opening leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Western European League at Odense in Denmark. Photo by FEI/Annette Boe Ostergaard

2015 Year of Sport

On October 16th, the Harper Government proclaimed 2015 as the Year of Sport in Canada. This is an historic and wonderful announcement that underscores and celebrates the key role that sport plays in Canada. “Equine Canada joins the Canadian sport

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Dutch Victory Roll Continues with Win in Oslo

The Netherlands’ Jur Vrieling produced another spectacular result today when winning the first leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League series at Oslo in Norway. Partnering VDL Zirocco Blue, the 45-year-old rider who played a

The on-form Dutchman, Jur Vrieling, won the opening leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League series at Oslo in Norway. Photo by FEI/Roger Svalsroed

The #SupportYourNation Winners Are

Over two million people connected around the world for the FEI’s interactive social media competition #SupportYourNation during last week’s Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final in Barcelona (ESP). That’s enough people to fill the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona

Canadian Eventing Committee Announces 2014 Election Results

The Canadian Eventing Committee (CEC) is pleased to announce the results of the 2014 elections for committee members. The composition of the CEC in 2015 is as follows: Chair – Peter Gray – Firt term 2014-2015 Officials and Rules –

Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Preview

What happens in Vegas won’t be staying in Vegas when the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Final comes to town next April. Show business is at the beating heart of the US city that attracts a phenomenal number

The multiple world-record-breaking British partnership of Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro claimed the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014 title at Lyon, France last April. The 2014/2015 Western European League qualifying season begins this weekend at Odense in Denmark. Photo by FEI/Dirk Caremans