News: Horse Sport

Canadian Para-Equestrian Team Wins Gold in Portugal

Canadian Para-Equestrian Team Wins Gold in Portugal

Canadian Para-Equestrian riders Lauren Barwick, Eleonore Elstone and Ashley Gowanlock won not only the team competition, which moved Canada into fourth place in the world, but were also victorious in eight of nine classes, posting scores that were all 70% read more

Lauren Barwick

Miranda Victorious in Geneva

Brazil’s Alvaro de Miranda claimed maximum points and set himself on the road to the series Final with a breath-taking victory riding AD Ashleigh Drossel Dan in the sixth leg of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League read more

Alvaro Miranda

Boyd Exell Magic in Geneva

Boyd Exell (AUS) won the fifth leg of the FEI World Cup™ Driving 2011/2012 in Geneva, Switzerland, this afternoon. Exell competed in the Swiss city for the fourth time winning every edition. The crowd and the electric atmosphere in the read more

Boyd Exell

Controversial Plans for the Wellington Equestrian Preserve

The Wellington Equestrian Preservation Alliance is dedicated to protecting the Wellington Equestrian Preserve with the interests of the Wellington equestrian community in mind. On December 6th, the alliance released a report in their fall newsletter focussed on the controversial development read more

ASPCA Calls for Permanent Ban on Horse Slaughter

Following the passage of the 2012 Agricultural Appropriations bill, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is urging support of the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (HR 2966/S 1176), which would stop the slaughter of read more

Canadian Show Jumping Team Wins in Argentina

In addition to winning the Nations’ Cup competition held Friday, November 25, at CSIO4*-W Buenos Aires, ARG, at Haras El Capricho from November 23–27, 2011, the Canadian Show Jumping Team comprised of Jonathan Asselin, Angela Covert-Lawrence, Tiffany Foster and Emily read more

Canada won the two-round Nations’ Cup team competition with a total of 22 faults to claim victory at CSIO4*-W Buenos Aires, ARG. Photo by Emmanuel Portela,

Undercover Investigation of Quebec Slaughterhouse

Video footage and photos of troubling practices at a Quebec slaughterhouse have been released today by the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC). Captured by an anonymous source at Les Viandes de la Petite-Nation Inc. in St. Andre-Avellin, Quebec, the footage read more

Ban on US Horsemeat Inspection Lifted

The US Congress has lifted a ban on using Federal funds for horse meat inspection, paving the way for horses to again be slaughtered in the U.S. for human consumption. Animal rights groups are protesting the decision. In 2006, activists, read more

Excellent Exell to the Fore in Budapest

Just a week after his first FEI World Cup victory of the season in Stockholm, Boyd Exell (AUS) repeated that winning performance by scoring at the fourth leg of the FEI World Cup™ Driving 2011/2012 in Budapest, Hungary today. Exell read more

Exell Boyd (AUS)

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