News: Horse Sport

Protect Your Horse from Hazards on the Farm

Often times, horse owners feel their beloved equines are simply a magnet for injuries. Being accident prone just seems to be in their nature, most times brought on by their instinctive fight-or-flight response, their need to establish herd hierarchy, and

Ahlmann Wins the Rolex Grand Prix at CHIO Aachen

Christian Ahlmann fulfilled his childhood dream today with this 12-year-old Hanoverian Codex One. The 39-year-old from Marl was the only rider to jump clear in the jump-off of the Rolex Grand Prix, the Grand Prix of Aachen. “It is simply

Christian Ahlmann and Codex One claimed the Rolex Grand Prix at CHIO Aachen.

Canada’s David Marcus Makes Aachen Debut

Canadian Olympian David Marcus of Campbellville, ON, made his debut at the prestigious CDIO5* Aachen, Germany, held July 11 to 20. Marcus was the sole Canadian representative invited to contest the CDIO5* division at Aachen. Riding Chrevi’s Capital for owner

David Marcus and Chrevi’s Capital represented Canada at CDIO5* Aachen, Germany, from July 11- 20.Photo by Arnd Bronkhorst, www.arnd.nl

Final Members of FEI Athlete Committee Announced

The three remaining Athlete Representatives that will form the Athletes’ Committee and also serve on the respective Technical Committees have now been finalised following the closure of the second ballot in the online FEI Athletes Election 2014. The Athlete Representatives

Canadian Jumpers Finish Strong in NAJYRC Final

Calgary native, Katelyn Cooper and her nine-year-old Holsteiner gelding, Casino Royale (Cassini II x Coriander) added only a foot in the water and two time faults in her Final round at the Championships, which moved the pair up two places

Carlie Fairty of Markham, ON, and Ladyplane finished in 14th place overall. (Cealy Tetley photo)

Canadian Eventers Medal at NAJYRC

Winning the gold medal in the CH-Y** Division was David Ziegler of Beiseker, AB riding Critical Decision (Consul x Two a Day), his 18-year-old Oldenburg gelding. With a 13.9 lead heading in to jumping, Ziegler added only three rails, for

David Ziegler of Beiseker, AB takes the gold medal in the CH-Y** Division aboard Critical Decision, with final a score of 58.3. 
(Cealy Tetley photo)

Canadian Eventers Lead after Cross-Country at NAJYRC

Leading CH-Y** Division after cross-country is David Ziegler (who was also competing in the dressage division) riding his second horse of the competition, Critical Decision (Consul x Two a Day), his 18-year-old Oldenburg gelding, on his dressage a score of

Riding Blue Ben, Moira de Ste Croix-Laframboise of Kars, ON is in first place after cross-country with a score of 49.2 in the CH-J* Division.
(Cealy Tetley photo)

More Medals for Canadian Dressage Riders at NAJYRC

Attending the Championships for the first time, 14-year-old Camille Carier Bergeron of Mascouche, QC once again earned the highest Junior score for her Freestyle test. With Lowelas (Hockey 41 x Inster Graditz), a 14-year-old Trakehner gelding owned by Gilles Bergeron,

Camille Carier Bergeron of Mascouche, QC once again earned the highest Junior score of 71.275% for her Freestyle test with Lowelas. (Cealy Tetley photo)