News: Horse Sport

Craig Andreas Leaves Equine Canada

Equine Canada has announced that Craig Andreas will no longer serve as Chief Operating Officer for the organization. In a brief statement they said, “Equine Canada is in the process of reshaping the national office to better serve our equine and equestrian

Equine Canada Remembers Marie-Helen Lessard

The Canadian equestrian community is saddened to learn of the loss of Marie-Helen Lessard, 49, and her husband Steven Ratz, 57. On September 28, 2014 they passed away in a traffic accident. Marie-Helen, commonly referred to by her nickname MH,

Marie-Helen Lessard (1965-2014). Photo by Wendy Hudson

In Memoriam: Marie-Helen Lessard

It is with great sadness that the Ontario Equestrian Federation announces the death of Marie-Helen Lessard, a respected competitor, coach, judge, official, horse show organizer and volunteer. Lessard, 49, and her husband, Steven Ratz, 57, were killed in a car

MH Lessard aboard Dreitag Japaloupe at the CADORA Western Ontario Silver Dressage Championships on Sept. 21st. Photo by Jaye Tatone Photography

MH Lessard Killed in Car Accident

Marie-Helen Lessard, 49, owner and operator of Equus 3D Equestrian Centre near Orangeville, Ontario, and her husband, Steve Ratz, 57, were killed in a car crash on Sunday September 28, 2014. The accident occurred on Dufferin County Side Road 10

UAE win FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses

The 2014 FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses, held in Slovakia for the first time, boasted one of the highest completion rates for a seven-year-old horse Endurance competition on a day of extraordinary sport. From a total of 44

Winners of the FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses 2014 held in Slovakia. The UAE’s Mansour Saeed Mohd Al Faresi (centre) took gold, ahead of silver medallist Jean Philippe Frances (left) and bronze medallist Aurelie Cambe (right), both from France. Photo by Gilly Wheeler/FEI

Germany Claims 2014 FEI World Single Driving Championships

After four exciting days with seventy-seven drivers from 24 nations at the eighth FEI World Single Driving Championships in Izsák (HUN) at the weekend, Dutch driver Wilbrord van den Broek won individual gold and Germany took team gold for the

Wilbrord van den Broek (centre) won individual gold at the FEI World Single Driving Championships 2014 in Izsák (HUN) with Germany’s Claudia Lauterbach taking silver (left) and compatriot Marlen Fallak claiming bronze. Photo by Claudia Spitz/FEI