News: Horse Sport

Two New Blogs

Horse-Canada.com is pleased to introduce two new blogs to our line-up: The Rusty Stirrup, by Alexa Cheater, and Blazing a Trail, by Leanna Marchant. After wrapping up her “mostly unremarkable junior career,” Alexa Cheater opted to pursue higher education. Now,

Meydan Ends WEG Sponsorship

During the meeting on March 30th held between the FEI and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, where the FEI was represented by its two Vice Presidents, John McEwen and Pablo Mayorga, and FEI Secretary General Ingmar De

Horse Deaths at The Fork Horse Trials

Will Coleman’s Conair and Andrew McConnon’s Powderhouse both died this past weekend at The Fork Horse Trials in Norwood, North Carolina, held April 5-6, 2014. Competing in his first two-star event, Powderhouse, a 15-year-old Australian Thoroughbred, collapsed and died following

Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation Educational Bursary Program

The deadline for the Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation(NSEF) Educational Bursary Program is fast approaching, on May 1st. The NSEF Educational Bursary Program is a financial bursary funded by the NSEF to assist NSEF members attending a post-secondary educational institution. Up

FEI Talks Gender Equality at SportAccord Conference

Just one week after IOC President Thomas Bach announced a 23% increase in female representation on IOC commissions, Lisa Lazarus, FEI’s Chief of Business Development and Strategy will be addressing the SportAccord Convention held in Belek (TUR) this week on

Equine Canada Responds to Bill C-571

The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition has revealed, on their blog, the content of a letter sent from Equine Canada to MP Alex Atamanenko, author of the Bill C-571, which was recently read in the House of Commons. In it, the

Elvis to Perform at Dressage Canada’s Viva Las Vegas Gala

Steve Michaels, award winning Elvis tribute artist, will be performing live at the Viva Las Vegas Gala in support of the Canadian Dressage Team preparing for the 2015 Pan American Games. Heralded for his candid performances and extraordinary talent, Michaels