News: Horse Sport

Canadian CSIO & CSIOY Teams Named for Wellington

Jump Canada has announced the riders chosen to represent Canada in the G&C Farm CSIO4* and the FEI Young Riders Nations Cup, presented by Hollow Creek Farm during the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL, Feb. 26 –

Update: Ontario Riders Shine at World Standardbred Show

Six Standardbred riders from Ontario travelled to Sunbury, Ohio, to compete at the first annual World Standardbred Show, October 5 and 6. The event was organized by the Standardbred Pleasure Horse Organization of Ohio and New Vocations Racehorse Rescue and

Ontario`s team (l-r): Jackie Imeson, Lisa Foster, Meghan Melchers, Keira Liberté; back row: Michelle Bohrer, Kelly Bryczka.

Ractopamine in Feedstuffs

Several recent positive drug tests may have been the result of prohibited substances in feedstuffs. One of these prohibited substances is ractopamine, which is used to promote weight gain and feed efficiency and is licenced  in Canada for use in beef

OIE and FEI Discuss International Sport Horse Movement

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) opened a three-day workshop on February 18th, for government veterinary and animal health experts from 20 nations across Asia and Oceania at the Happy Valley Racecourse (HKG), focusing on the international movement of

Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage: Round 6

Defending series champions, Germany’s Helen Langehanenberg and Damon Hill NRW, strutted to victory with considerable ease at the sixth leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2013/2014 Western European League in Neumunster (GER). A performance that oozed confidence,

Defending series champions, Helen Langehanenberg and Damon Hill NRW, strolled to victory when posting a new personal best score on home ground at the sixth qualifying round of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Western European League 2013/2014 in Neumunster, Germany.  Photo by FEI/Karl-Heinz Freiler.

FEI Bureau Decisions

The FEI Bureau held its monthly teleconference on Thursday February  13th, and approved a revised agenda for the Extraordinary General Assembl,y which will take place on April 29th in Lausanne (SUI). The agenda includes two proposed changes to the FEI

ProChaps/NCCP Coaching Awards Recipients

The 2013 ProChaps/NCCP National Coaching Awards were presented at the Equine Canada Annual Awards Gala held on Feb.7 at the Radisson Hotel in Winnipeg, MB. The ProChaps/NCCP Coaching Awards and the Coaching Excellence Awards were presented by Trish Mrakawa, Chair

Coaching Excellence Award - Wendy Johnston and Trish Mrakawa Chair of the National Coaching Committee. Photo by Shereen Jerrett

American Horsewoman’s Challenge Now Open to Canadian Horsewomen

The American Horsewoman’s Challenge is now encouraging Canadian horsewomen to join the competition that recognizes the top female horse trainers in North America. The Challenge is a six-month contest to train a young horse for a cross-discipline tournament to be

2013 Equine Canada Awards Recipients

The 2013 Equine Canada National Awards were presented to outstanding individuals, companies, and supporters of the equestrian industry in Canada during a prestigious gala held Feb. 7 in Winnipeg, MB. The EC Awards Gala was part of the 2014 Equine