News: Horse Sport

Equine Canada Member Notice: Use Compounded Drugs with Caution

In order to avoid positive tests, the Equine Canada Equine Medication Control Committee (EMCC) would like to remind all competitors, owners, grooms, trainers, etc. that compounded medications should be used with caution and only under the proper guidance and prescription

Speak Up to Help Josh Nichol’s Family Reunite

Canadian horse trainer, Josh Nichol, and his wife, Cindy, have been faced with an impossible situation, and they are appealing to the horse community to spread the word. The couple, based in Meanook, Alberta, adopted a little boy from Kinshasa,

Protect Your Horse from Hazards on the Farm

Often times, horse owners feel their beloved equines are simply a magnet for injuries. Being accident prone just seems to be in their nature, most times brought on by their instinctive fight-or-flight response, their need to establish herd hierarchy, and

Ahlmann Wins the Rolex Grand Prix at CHIO Aachen

Christian Ahlmann fulfilled his childhood dream today with this 12-year-old Hanoverian Codex One. The 39-year-old from Marl was the only rider to jump clear in the jump-off of the Rolex Grand Prix, the Grand Prix of Aachen. “It is simply

Christian Ahlmann and Codex One claimed the Rolex Grand Prix at CHIO Aachen.

Canada’s David Marcus Makes Aachen Debut

Canadian Olympian David Marcus of Campbellville, ON, made his debut at the prestigious CDIO5* Aachen, Germany, held July 11 to 20. Marcus was the sole Canadian representative invited to contest the CDIO5* division at Aachen. Riding Chrevi’s Capital for owner

David Marcus and Chrevi’s Capital represented Canada at CDIO5* Aachen, Germany, from July 11- 20.Photo by Arnd Bronkhorst, www.arnd.nl

Final Members of FEI Athlete Committee Announced

The three remaining Athlete Representatives that will form the Athletes’ Committee and also serve on the respective Technical Committees have now been finalised following the closure of the second ballot in the online FEI Athletes Election 2014. The Athlete Representatives

Canadian Jumpers Finish Strong in NAJYRC Final

Calgary native, Katelyn Cooper and her nine-year-old Holsteiner gelding, Casino Royale (Cassini II x Coriander) added only a foot in the water and two time faults in her Final round at the Championships, which moved the pair up two places

Carlie Fairty of Markham, ON, and Ladyplane finished in 14th place overall. (Cealy Tetley photo)