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European Horsemeat Scandal

European Horsemeat Scandal

European Union officials will meet tomorrow in Brussels, Belgium to discuss the horsemeat scandal that is sweeping the continent. Since the news broke in January that horse DNA had been found in frozen “beef” burgers from the retailer Tesco, in read more

2012 Equine Canada Media Award

Equine Canada awards the Susan Jane Anstey Trophy to an exceptional individual who has delivered outstanding media coverage serving to enhance the image of Canadian equine interests to the Canadian public. Susan Sellers’ article in the September 2012 issue of read more

Susan Sellers

FEI Children’s International Classics Final

The town of Valle de Bravo, located on the shore of Lake Avándaro and over 150km southwest of Mexico City, played host to the FEI Children’s International Classics Final last week (February 3rd). A total of 32 young athletes from read more

Juan Pablo Gaspar

Equine Canada Horse of the Year Award

Northern Dancer, a Canadian-bred Thoroughbred racehorse and the most successful sire of the 20th Century, has been named as the winner of the Equine Canada Horse of the Year award-the Hickstead Trophy. Foaled in 1961, Northern Dancer was a small read more

Bernard McCormick accepted Equine Canada Horse of the Year Award-the Hickstead Trophy on behalf of the Taylor and Mappin families. Photo by Betty Cooper

2012 Equine Canada Volunteer of the Year

Ruth Carlson of Kimberley, BC, has been involved with the sport of Endurance since 1977 as an organizer, competitor and groom at both the national and international level. In addition, to winning a world championship medal, she is also an FEI read more

Jack de Wit, member Equine Canada Awards Committee and Sara Runnalls with Ruth Carlson. Photo by Betty Cooper

2012 Equine Canada Annual Awards Gala Ceremony

During its Annual Awards Gala held at the Delta Ottawa City Centre on Friday, February 8, 2013, Equine Canada presented its prestigious annual awards. The recipients of the Equestrian of the Year Award – The Doctor George Jacobsen Trophy; Junior read more

Ian Millar won the The Equestrian of the Year Award - The Doctor George Jacobsen Trophy. Photo by www.cealytetley.com

Jump Canada 2012 Venue Development Funds

Jump Canada is pleased to announce the distribution of Venue Development Funds to nine competitions across the country. The Venue Development Fund, financed by the Jump Canada Levy, directly impacts hunter, jumper and equitation riders and owners across the country read more

Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreaks in the US Now Resolved

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed that the Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) outbreak in New Mexico has been resolved, and that all restrictions governing horses entering Canada from that state have been lifted. VS was detected in two New read more

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