News: Horse Sport

Tamie Phillips is Seventh in $34,000 Friends of the Meadows Cup

Tamie Phillips is Seventh in $34,000 Friends of the Meadows Cup

The 2015 Spruce Meadows Summer Series began its final week of competition, the ‘Pan American’ Tournament CSI 5*, presented by Rolex, with wins for Pablo Barrios (VEN) and Abigail McArdle (USA) on Thursday. The ‘Pan American’ Tournament continues with world-class…

Pablo Barrios won the $34,000 Friends of the Meadows Cup at the Spruce Meadows Pan American. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media Services

Equine Canada Horse Day Drawing Contest Winners

Equine Canada is pleased to announce the winners for the 2015 Horse Day Drawing Contest. The drawing contest, which was held in conjunction with the seventh annual national Horse Day on June 6, 2015, was open to entrants in four…

Olivia Wilson of British Columbia won first place in the 3-6 category of the Horse Day Drawing Contest.

Pan Am Games Coverage on CBC

CBC/Radio-Canada is the official broadcaster for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. The network has announced it will provide Canadians with nearly 750 hours of coverage across TV, radio, online at and mobile platforms, including the…


Canadian Para-Equestrians are Hot at  CPEDI 3* Überherrn

Canada’s Para-Equestrian Team completed the CPEDI 3* Überherrn in Germany, which ran from July 3 to July 5, with impressive performances amidst a European heat wave. Four of Canada’s top Para-Equestrian riders were tasked with surviving the hottest temperatures Germany…

Definite Dressage Entries Named for Pan Am Games

Dressage gets equestrian events underway at 2015 Pan American Games With definite entries now confirmed, a total of 44 horse-and-rider combinations from 16 nations will line out in Dressage when the equestrian action gets underway at the Pan-American Games 2015…

American riders claimed team gold and all the individual medals in Dressage at the 2011 Pan-American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Pictured at the individual medal prize-giving (L to R) Heather Blitz (silver), Steffen Peters (gold) and Marisa Festerling (bronze).  (FEI/

Chuckwagon Horse Euthanized at Calgary Stampede

On Saturday July 4th, a horse was euthanized following the sixth heat of chuckwagon races. Layne Bremner’s right lead horse, Duke, suffered a broken cannon bone, when two wagons collided on the track. The 10-year-old Thorougbred gelding, a former racehorse,…

Horse Transportation Survey

As part of a study on equine transportation risk factors, researchers at the University of Sydney are requesting input from horse owners. They ask that anyone who has transported horses in the last two years participate in a survey of…

New Block of Pan Am Equestrian Tickets to Go On Sale

Pan Am Games organizers are offering new tickets for high-demand, sold-out events ‒ including equestrian, the opening ceremony, basketball, football, diving and athletics. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, July 6th at 11 a.m. (E.T.) and will be available…


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