News: Horse Sport

Swail and Lothlorien Part Ways

Swail and Lothlorien Part Ways

Following a successful partnership that lasted five years, Lothlorien Farm, owned and operated by Susan and Ariel Grange, have parted ways with rider Conor Swail of Ireland. The split was an amiable one, with Swail opting to pursue his own read more

Riding Lothlorien's Dillinger, Conor Swail won the $50,000 FEI Jumper Classic, presented by Horseware in May at the Caledon Equestrian Park. Photo by Ben Radvanyi

Proposed EIA Disease Control Program Update

Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) is a persistent and incurable viral disease of equines (i.e. horses, donkeys, mules, zebras) which has nearly worldwide distribution. There is no available vaccine or treatment for EIA. It is a World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) listed read more

Royal West Kicks Off Next Week

The stirring action of this year’s Royal West— featuring the prestigious Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Calgary— presented by pandaHAUS Equestrian— kicks off Thursday Oct. 20, 2016, at the Agrium Western Event Centre at Stampede Park. An international field of read more

Bulgaria Tops FEI Balkan Endurance Championships

After a second place finish on the podium in 2015, Bulgaria’s Denis Furlanski captured individual gold riding Moz in the 100km FEI Balkan Endurance Championships 2016 at Velika Pisanica in eastern Croatia (October 8). Furlanski, who last year won team read more

All smiles - Croatia’s Zrinka Bilen on ten-year-old Sally took individual bronze and helped her team to silver on home soil at the 100km FEI Balkan Endurance Championships 2016 at Velika Pisanica. Photo by FEI/Bosko Milivojevic

2016 CWHBA National Inspection Tour

The Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association’s very successful 2016 National Inspection Tour began September 17th in Alberta, followed by B.C. the next day, and came to a conclusion Sunday September 25th at the wonderful new show facility Meadowlarke North, near read more

WH Luciano (WH Leader/Corrado II)

Understanding Fall Laminitis

In the fall, some owners and caretakers are faced with the onset of obvious foot pain in their horses for no apparent reason. What’s going on? Dr. Eleanor Kellon, an established authority in equine Cushings and Insulin Resistance, says the read more

Pam Williams Named Dressage Volunteer of the Month

Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce that Pam Williams of Nanaimo, BC has been chosen as the September 2016 recipient of the Dressage Volunteer of the Month Award. Williams is an integral part of the dressage community on Vancouver read more

Pam Williams of Nanaimo, BC has been named the Dressage Volunteer of the Month for her countless hours of volunteer service and many contributions to the dressage community in British Columbia. Photo courtesy of Laura Kandall

Inside the 2016 Equestrian Canada AGM

Equestrian Canada (EC) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) of members on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 under its new By-laws and governance model. The AGM agenda included three items of business: 1) approve the audited financial statements for the fiscal read more

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