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The Royal Welcomes Eric Lamaze ‘Home’

The Royal Welcomes Eric Lamaze ‘Home’

World-class show jumping takes centre stage in Toronto this week, as top riders from three continents and six countries descend on the Ricoh Coliseum to compete for over $365,000 in prize money and the prestigious Leading Horse and Rider titles….

In Memoriam: Wolfgang Niggli (SUI)

Wolfgang Niggli (SUI), one of the most eminent figures in international Dressage, passed away on Sunday October 30 at the age of 89. Wolfgang Niggli won his first junior Dressage competition in 1937. He went on to compete in Jumping…

Wolfgang Niggli

Spruce Meadows to Salute Hickstead

Spruce Meadows invites fans of the great champion Hickstead to pay tribute to the recently departed stallion at Spruce Meadows beginning Tuesday, November 8th through November 13, 2011. In response to the tragic and untimely passing of Hickstead on November…

hickstead

Show Jumping Sport Loses Olympic Champion, Hickstead

Hickstead, the horse that Canada’s Eric Lamaze rode to the Individual Gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, has died at the age of 15.   Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, and Hickstead were competing in the World Cup Grand…

Eric Lamaze and Hickstead

Death of Equine Superstar Hickstead

The fourth leg of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2011/2012 series at Verona, Italy was stopped today following the sudden death of the stallion Hickstead, ridden by reigning Olympic champion and world number one Eric Lamaze (CAN). Drawn 22nd…

Eric Lamaze and Hickstead

World Cup Qualifier Suspended as Hickstead Dies

A great tragedy occurred today at Jumping Verona when the Olympic champion horse Hickstead died after completing his round with his rider Eric Lamaze. The following statement was issued by Veronafiere and an FEI statement will be issued shortly. HICKSTEAD…

Meet Jessica Phoenix and Selena O’Hanlon at the Fair

Canadian Eventing Team members Jessica Phoenix and Selena O’Hanlon will be signing autographs at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair this Saturday, November 5th. Stop by  the OmegaAlpha Pharmaceuticals Inc. booth (#1812) and meet the 2011 Pan American Games medallists.

Opening Weekend of the 89th Royal Horse Show

The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, officially opened the 89th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair this morning, and with it, the prestigious Royal Horse Show at the Ricoh Coliseum. The action begins tonight with the initial rounds of…



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