News: Horse Sport

No Horse Shows to be Held at Halton Place in 2011

No Horse Shows to be Held at Halton Place in 2011

At the end of March, Halton Place, in Milton, ON, issued a press release stating that the first three weeks of their summer horse show schedule would be cancelled because they were unable to secure the appropriate permits from the…

FEI Announces Judges for 2011 FEI Awards

The Fédération Equestre International (FEI), the governing body of equestrian sport, is pleased to announce the FEI Awards 2011 judging panel, which will be  presided by FEI President HRH Princess Haya for the third consecutive year. Diane Fissore-Wathelet, President of…

Howard Engineers Victory at Spruce Meadows

American veteran Leslie Howard leapt to victory against a star studded entry on Saturday afternoon in the McDaniel & Associates Cup at the Spruce Meadows “Continental”. Riding her 11 year old Dutch bred gelding Utah, Howard engineered 2 clear rounds…

Leslie Howard, winner of the McDaniel & Associates. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media Services

Eric Lamaze Reigns at Spruce Meadows

Under spectacular conditions at Spruce Meadows, Canada’s Eric Lamaze bested a field of top international talent and rode Hickstead to victory in the Scotiabank Cup. The reigning Olympic Champion, and # 1 ranked rider in the world, posted one of…

Daniel Bluhman, winner of the AtlaGas Cup. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media Services

Take the Equine Code of Practice Survey

The welfare of farmed animals is receiving increased attention and changes are happening. In Canada, we have an opportunity to demonstrate that sound animal care standards are in place.   The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) is conducting a…

Chris Pratt Stays Ahead of Pack in Husky Energy Cup

Twenty six horse/rider combinations took to the Meadows on the Green at Spruce Meadows tonight for the opening international challenge of the Spruce Meadows “Continental” Tournament, the Husky Energy Cup. 2012 Olympic Summer Games course designer Bob Ellis (GBR) set…

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