News: Horse Sport

Canada Finishes Strong Second in Buenos Aires Nations’ Cup

The Canadian Show Jumping Team comprised of Samantha Buirs, Lisa Carlsen, Angela Covert-Lawrence and Lauren Hunkin finished second in the Nations’ Cup competition held Friday, November 12, at CSIO4*-W Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Buirs, Covert-Lawrence and Hunkin were all making their

The Canadian Show Jumping Team comprised of Samantha Buirs, Lisa Carlsen, Angela Covert-Lawrence and Lauren Hunkin finished second in the Nations’ Cup competition held Friday, November 12, at CSIO4*-W Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photo by Mike Lawrence

Ashley Holzer Wins FEI Grand Prix CDI 3* at the Royal

Defending champion, Ashley Holzer, reclaimed the top spot in the FEI Grand Prix CDI 3*, presented by Dominion Regalia, aboard Pop Art, with a score of 69.787%. Although Holzer won the class, the president of the ground jury, Axel Steiner,

Alison Moore Named Jump Canada Owner of the Year

Alison Moore of Kanata, ON, was named the Jump Canada Owner of the Year for 2010. Moore’s horse Chianto, ridden by John Pearce, placed eighth individually from a starting field of 121 horses at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian

As the owner of Chianto, Alison Moore was named the Jump Canada Owner of the Year for 2010. L-R: John Taylor, Chair of Jump Canada, Alison Moore, and Karen Hendry-Ouellette. Photo by Cealy Tetley

Yann Candele Named 2010 Canadian Show Jumping Champion

Yann Candele of Caledon, ON, claimed the 2010 Canadian Show Jumping Championship on November 6 at The Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON.  The 10-day international equestrian competition is held as part of 88th edition of The Royal Agricultural Winter

Yann Candele Named 2010 Canadian Show Jumping Champion at the Royal Horse Show. Photo by Cealy Tetley

International Week Begins at the Royal

World-class show jumping takes centre stage in Toronto this week, as top riders from three continents and seven countries descend on the Ricoh Coliseum to compete for $368,000 in prize money and the prestigious Leading Rider and Leading Horse titles.

Great Britain’s Michael Whitaker is one of the First Families of The Royal who will be competing in the International Division.