News: Horse Sport

Equine Guelph Urges Riders to Plan A Head

Helmet head may be unflattering but is it worth risking vegetable brain? No matter what the riding discipline, wearing a helmet is one of the best ways to plan ahead to minimize the chance of a brain injury. Safety starts

In Memoriam: Viva’s Salieri W

Equine Canada and the Canadian Equestrian Team extend our heartfelt condolences to Tom and Ellen Dvorak, Augustin and Christine Walch, everyone at Friday Hill Dressage and W. Charlot Farms on the death of their Hanoverian stallion, Viva’s Salieri W. Tom

Viva's Salieri W (2001-2014). Photo by Marnie Gibson

2014 Oktoberfest Equi Cup™ Horse Show

The Equi Cup™ Horse Show Series Finale was held at the Royal Canadian Riding Academy (RCRA) September 27th & 28th. Saturday’s feature classes were the $1000 Henry Equestrian Plan Hunter Classic won by Under the Radar and Carolyn Ussher and

The Flying Dutchmen Take the Furusiyya Title by Storm

The newly-crowned world champions from The Netherlands stormed to victory at the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2014 Final at Real Club de Polo in Barcelona, Spain tonight. On the crest of a wave following their gold-medal-winning performances at the

The Netherlands’ team celebrate victory in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2014 Final in Barcelona, Spain tonight. (L to R), HRH Prince Faisal of Saudi Arabia and Dutch team members Jeroen Dubbeldam, Gerco Schroder, Chef d’Equipe Rob Ehrens, Maikel van der Vleuten and Jur Vrieling. Photo by FEI/Dirk Caremans

Dressage Canada Finalizes New Officials Committee Chair Position

Dressage Canada is pleased to announce that Karen Thompson-Harry has been ratified as the new Chair for the Officials Committee. Thompson-Harry will serve a three year term taking office January 1st, 2015. No candidates were nominated for the Officials Committee

Americans Pip Australians for Challenge Cup Title

Team USA won the Challenge Cup at the 2014 Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final this afternoon, but it took a second-round jump-off against the clock to place the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 team bronze medallists ahead of

Team USA won the Challenge Cup at the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final 2014 in Barcelona, Spain today (L to R) Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland with Margie Engle, Beezie Madden, Lauren Hough and McLain Ward. Photo by FEI/Dirk Caremans

Caledon Equestrian Park Sponsorship Opportunity

The Corporation of the Town of Caledon is requesting expressions of interest for donations towards upgrading the entranceway in the internationally-recognized Caledon Equestrian Park. While the impetus for the newly-configured site is the 2015 Pan American Games, and the anticipation of greeting thousands

A concept design for improvements to the Caledon Equestrian Park.

“Dark Horses” Shine in the American Horsewoman’s Challenge™

Two relatively unknown upstarts used consistent performances and amazing demonstrations of human and horse partnership to place first and second in the first American Horsewoman’s Challenge held at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla. Jerusha Steinert, horse trainer, teacher,