News: Horse Sport

Equine Foundation of Canada Gives a New Dimension to Research

Thanks to the generous donation from the Equine Foundation of Canada, the Ontario Veterinary College will be upgrading their ultrasound equipment enabling 3-Dimensional imaging. Images generated by this unique equipment can be viewed and manipulated interactively. Measurements of anatomic and

Dr. Heather Chalmers performing ultrasound.

HSBC Extends Contract for FEI Classics

HSBC has agreed a further three-year term as global sponsor of FEI Eventing to include title sponsorships of the HSBC FEI Classics™ until the end of 2013 and the HSBC FEI European Eventing Championships™ in both 2011 and 2013. HSBC

William Fox-Pitt (GBR), winner of the HSBC FEI Classics™ 2010. Photo by Peter Nixon/FEI

Launch of the Rolex One to Watch

Rolex has today launched a new initiative in Jumping – the Rolex One to Watch – which identifies the rider that has made the biggest jump within or into the Top 250 of the Rolex Rankings the previous month. As

Diane Creech Wins Premier Equestrian Sportsmanship Award

Ontario’s Diane Creech, who rode Devon L in the Grand Prix at the Wellington Classic Dressage Spring Challenge CDI, kept a smile on her face and a positive attitude throughout the weekend. Thanks to her shining example of good sportsmanship,

2012 London Olympic Equestrian Timetable

The London 2012 Olympic equestrian timetable has been announced by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG). London 2012 will mark the 100th anniversary of equestrian sport in the Olympic movement. The Olympic Opening Ceremony on July 27

Spruce Meadows is Number One!

Spruce Meadows is extremely proud to announce that the North American Riders Group (NARG) has recognized Spruce Meadows as Top Tournament in the sport of show jumping for 2010. NARG consists of the sports’ top riders, trainers, coaches, owners and

FEI Bureau Approves Allocation of Two Championships

The FEI Bureau has approved venues for two FEI championships™ – one Endurance and one Eventing – for the 2011 and 2013 seasons. The FEI Endurance Young Riders/Juniors Championships™ 2011 have been allocated to Abu Dhabi (UAE). The championships will

Jump Canada Announces Distribution of Venue Development Funds

Jump Canada distributed $30,000 to eight deserving competition sites through the Jump Canada Venue Development Fund in 2010. Two applicants were chosen by the committee to receive $7,500 each while an additional $15,000 was divided among other applicants. Jump Canada

France Victorious in Spain

French riders reigned supreme in Vigo, Spain tonight where quintessential horse-master Michel Robert pipped fellow-countryman Kevin Staut to win the eleventh leg of the 2010/2011 Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League series.  In a contest that challenged mental

Winner of the 11th leg of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping series in Vigo, Spain, Michael Robert (FRA), receives his Rolex watch from Anthony Schaub, Rolex SA. Photo by Paco Rey/FEI