News: Horse Sport

Becky Holder Leads Adequan USEA Gold Cup Final

Becky Holder hasn’t had the year she expected with Can’t Fire Me. The 15-year-old Thoroughbred gelding (Fire Maker – Dipped in White) has only run three events all year. Holder’s Rolex Kentucky plans were sidelined when she injured her ankle

2014 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships

The 2014 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, presented by VTO Saddlery, begin today. The competition includes the $40,000 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Final and the USEA Adult Team Championship. Over 400 horses and riders from 33 states across the country

2014 FEI Balkan Endurance Championships

The 2014 FEI Balkan Endurance Championships took place on September 20th in Meljak in the Barajevo municipality of the Serbian capital Belgrade. Seven National Federations were represented with Croatia stealing the show and scooping two of the three individual medals

Members of the Croatian team which won the gold medal at the recent FEI Balkan Endurance Championships held in Belgrade (SRB)

Making Head Way in Sport eLearning Tool

The importance of understanding concussion as a coach at any level cannot be understated. As part of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Active and Safe Initiative, the Coaching Association of Canada has developed Making Head Way in Sport –

Canadians Compete at Plantation Field International Horse Trials

Canadian eventers competed at the Plantation Field Horse Trials in Unionville, PA USA from September 19-21 in the CIC3*, CIC2* and CIC1* divisions. Tik Maynard, a British Columbia native currently residing in New Jersey, USA, was the top placing Canadian

Millbrook FEI Endurance Race

An FEI Endurance ride was held in Millbrook, ON at Cayuse Creek Ranch September 14, 2014, and many Canadian riders earned personal bests and qualifying times. In the CEI2* 120 km race, the top placed Canadian rider was Wendy Benns

Wendy Benns of Pontypool, ON riding Flirt With Fyre. Photo by The Peterborough Examiner/QMI Agency

Canadian Heading to World Singles Driving Championships in Hungary

Canadian driver Kelly Houtappels-Bruder will represent Canada at the 2014 World Singles Driving Championships, being held September 24–28, in Izsák, Hungary. Combined Driving is comprised of three phases—driven dressage, marathon and obstacle competition—which are scored in penalty points. The final

Canadian driver Kelly Houtappels-Bruder will represent Canada at the 2014 World Single Driving Championships. Photo by Janos and Zoltan Varaljai