News: Horse Sport

Normandy Opens d’Ornano Stadium Doors for Test Events

Dressage and Jumping stars from 29 nations will be competing in d’Ornano Stadium in Caen (FRA) from June 23-26 in the final test events before the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 get underway in Normandy on August 23rd. The 18-strong

The Jumping and Dressage tests events for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy will take place from June 23-26 at the d’Ornano Stadium in Caen (FRA).

France Takes Three-Round Thriller at Rotterdam

Team France completed their points-gathering campaign in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2014 series with a superb victory at the fifth leg of the Europe Division 1 League in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. But they had to fight hard for

Penelope Leprevost and Flora de Mariposa sealed victory for France today in a two-way jump-off against the clock at the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2014 Europe Division 1 leg in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Photo by FEI/Dirk Caremans

Sapphire Passes Away

American rider McLain Ward’s talented two-time Olympic gold medal partner, Sapphire, has died. Ward posted this notice on his Facebook page today: “With a very heavy heart I have to share that Sara has passed away this morning due to

McLain Ward and Sapphire winning the inaugural Pfizer Million. (ESI Photography)

Canadian Eventing Team Named for WEG

The Equine Canada Canadian Eventing High Performance Committee has announced the names of the Canadian Eventing Team who will compete in the World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, FRA, August 28 – 31, 2014. Selected according to the qualification thresholds

Jessica Phoenix and A Little Romance will be part of the Canadian Eventing Team at WEG. (Photo courtesy Equine Canada)

Canada’s David Marcus to Contest CDIO5* Aachen

Canadian Olympian David Marcus of Campbellville, ON, has been invited to the prestigious CDIO5* Aachen, Germany, from July 11 to 20. The Canadian dressage athlete will ride his 2012 London Olympic partner, Chrevi’s Capital, a 14-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding (Chrevi’s

Olympian David Marcus will be Canada’s sole dressage representative riding Chrevi’s Capital at CDIO5* Aachen, Germany, from July 11 to 20. Photo by Sue Stickle, www.susanjstickle.com

Dressage Canada and C-DAAP Luncheon Raises $18,000

The ‘Lunch in the Country’ fundraising event, held June 7th during the Grand Prix Freestyle competition at the CDI-W CornerStone Spring Into Dressage in Palgrave, ON, raised close to $18,000 to support the Canadian Dressage Athlete Assistance Program (C-DAAP). Held

Anita Gravelle, Vel Miculinic, Desi Dillingham, and Deborah Kinzinger at the ‘Lunch in the Country’ fundraising event that raised over $18,000 in support of the Canadian Dressage Athlete Assistant Program (C-DAAP). Photo courtesy of C-DAAP

CNE Announces the Return of HorseCapades

The fun of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) gallops into Toronto early with HorseCapades, a delightful and interactive program that introduces fans of all ages to the wonder of horses. In its 10th consecutive year, HorseCapades returns to the CNE beginning July 27,

HorseCapades

The Trail Network Project

Equine Canada’s Recreation, Trails and Tourism Program is pleased to announce the team of experts conducting the new Trail Network Project that will be governed by the Canadian Trails Federation. Taking the next steps in creating a functional and efficient

2014 FEI Awards Nominations Open

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body of equestrian sport, has today launched the FEI Awards 2014, the annual global search to reward excellence, commitment, dedication and courage within the equestrian community. Nominations are now open and submissions