News: Horse Sport

Sarah Johnstone Joins Wingberry Farms Team

Young show jumping talent Sarah Johnstone has joined Wingberry Farms as a trainer at its world-class facility in King City, ON. Johnstone, 23, of Aurora, ON, will work alongside Wingberry Farms Head Trainer Yann Candele. Her primary focus will be

Wingberry Farms of King City, ON, welcomes new trainer Sarah Johnstone to the team. Photo by Ben Radvanyi

Ian Millar Wins $1.5 Million CP International

Ten-time Olympian Ian Millar of Perth, ON, added yet another title to his long list of accomplishments by winning the $1.5 million CP International, presented by Rolex, on September 14 to close out the CSIO5* Spruce Meadows “Masters” tournament in

Ian Millar and Dixson.
(Cealy Tetley photo)

Eric Lamaze Gives Insider’s View on Spruce Meadows Masters

Canadian Olympic Champion and Rolex Testimonee Eric Lamaze gave guests an insider’s view to the CSIO5* Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ tournament in Calgary, AB. The five-day show jumping tournament is running September 10-14, and culminates in the $1.5 million CP International,

Rolex testimonee Eric Lamaze competes at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ tournament in Calgary, Alberta. Photo by Kit Houghton/Rolex

Canadian Show Jumping Team Clinches BMO Nations’ Cup Title

The Canadian Show Jumping Team comprised of Ben Asselin, Tiffany Foster, Eric Lamaze and Ian Millar clinched victory in the $300,000 BMO Nations’ Cup held Saturday, September 13, at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ tournament in Calgary, AB. The win marked

Chef d'equipe Mark Laskin, Ben Asselin, Eric Lamaze, Tiffany Foster and Ian Millar. (Cealy Tetley photo)

Opening Day at the Spruce Meadows Masters

Weather conditions were markedly improved for today’s opening competition of the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament. While originally scheduled to start yesterday, snowfall, downed trees, and power outages pushed the start of all competition to Thursday at the ‘Masters’, the first

Lauren Hough and Ohlala won the $210,000 for the CANA Cup 1.60m. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media Services

Eric Lamaze Opens Spruce Meadows Masters With a Win

The 2008 Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze opened the CSIO5* Spruce Meadows “Masters” tournament with a win in the $50,000 ATCO Structures & Logistics Cup on Thursday, September 11, in Calgary, AB. When a freak snow storm forced the cancellation of

Eric Lamaze opened the Spruce Meadows “Masters” tournament with a win riding Fine Lady 5 on September 12 in Calgary, AB. Photo by Noelle Floyd

William Whitaker Wins $210,000 Tourmaline Cup 1.60m at the Masters

Competition continued at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ with two great competitions for show jumping on the Friday schedule. William Whitaker (GBR) became the fifth rider in the Whitaker family to record a victory at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament. He

William Whitaker and Upper Class won the $210,000 Tourmaline Cup 1.60m at the Spruce Meadows Masters. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media Services

Canada Hosts the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping

When the traditional and prestigious Spruce Meadows “Masters” begins today, it is also the countdown for the biggest international equestrian sport challenge, the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping. This initiative of the three Major Shows, the Spruce Meadows “Masters”,

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Team Spirit Trumps the Snow at Spruce Meadows

Wednesday was an historic day at Spruce Meadows. Over 25 cm of snow has fallen on the grounds, and a resulting eight-hour power outage, combined with the devastating impact of the snow on the Spruce Meadows trees and grounds made for a

The Spruce Meadows team, hard at work.