News: Horse Sport

Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 Status Update

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) has been reported in horses in the United States, with confirmed cases in Alberta (1) and suspected cases British Columbia (3).  This is the

Nominations Now Open for FEI Awards 2011

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the governing body of equestrian sport, is pleased to announce that nominations for the FEI Awards 2011 are now open.   Members of the worldwide equestrian community are invited to make their nominations via the

HSBC FEI European Championships 100-Day Countdown

The 100-day countdown to the HSBC FEI European Eventing Championships 2011 is being celebrated today at an international media event held at Luhmühlen (GER), which on 25-28 August will be hosting the championships for the fifth time since they were

HSBC FEI Classics, FEI European Eventing Championships

Update on the EHM Outbreak

Experts have reported that the outbreak of Equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the also referred to as  Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 (nEHV-1), originated at the National Cutting Horse Association’s Western National Championships in Ogden, Utah, held April 29 – May

Show Jumping Returns to St. Lazare

The 37th annual Pépinière and St. Lazare Horse Shows will be held May 18-22 and May 25-29 in St. Lazare, QC, with a record number of participants.   Opening week, Concours Hippique de Pépinière, will feature the Pépinière Grand Prix,

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Case of nEHV-1 Reported in Southern Alberta

A  case of nEHV-1 with neurological symptoms has been confirmed in a Southern Alberta horse that recently returned from the U.S. The horse is isolated and is recovering. This bulletin will provide some facts about the disease so that horse

In Memoriam: Roland Désoudry 1917-2011

Roland Désourdy (CAN), known by his many Canadian friends as Monsieur Roland, passed away at the end of last month at the age of 93. A well-known businessman in Québec, he founded Ville de Bromont, which he planned as a

Roland Désoudry

FEI ECIU Unanimously Voted Into Statutes

The FEI Equestrian Community Integrity Unit (ECIU), which was established in January 2010, has been drafted into the FEI Statutes and will now be a permanent fixture in the structure of the Federation.   The revision to the FEI Statutes

In Memoriam: Key West

Equine Canada announces the loss of 2011 Dressage Canada Long Listed horse and declared 2011 Pan American Games mount for Tom Dvorak, Key West, an 11-year-old bay Trakehner gelding. Equine Canada extends its deepest condolences to Key West’s owners, riders,

Key West