News: Horse Sport

International Show Jumping at the Royal

Often, equestrian sport is decided in mere fractions. Tenths, or even hundredths of seconds are not unusal deciding factors at the uppermost levels. Last night, McLain Ward won the $34,000 Jolera International Jumper class by more than four seconds over

McLain Ward (Brewster, NY) took top honours in the $34,000 Jolera International Jumper class at the CSI4*-W Toronto, The Royal Horse Show, with Double H Farm's HH Carlos Z. Photo by BenRadvanyi.com

Haley Stradling Captures Jump Canada Medal Final

Haley Stradling of Aldergrove, B.C., won the Jump Canada Medal Final on November 11, 2014, during the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. Following the completion of the four Jump Canada Medal Regional Finals, the top finishers from across

Haley Stradling of Aldergrove, B.C., won the Jump Canada Medal Final on November 11, 2014 during the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. Photo by Cealy Tetley

Eighth Jump Canada Hall of Fame Gala a Resounding Success

The eighth edition of the Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, was held on Sunday, November 9, 2014, in Toronto, ON. Over 200 guests gathered in the elegant Governor’s Ballroom at the

Terrance Millar presented the 1987 Pan American Games Gold Medal Team with the Jump Canada Hall of Fame Award – Team. From left to right: Hugh Graham, Lisa Carlsen, Terrance Millar, Laura Tidball-Balisky and Ian Millar. Photo by Michelle C. Dunn

International Show Jumping Starts Tomorrow at the Royal

Twenty-four of the best show jumpers in the world, along with their equine partners, are set to begin a week of top show jumping when the international division officially opens tomorrow at the prestigious CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, Toronto. Between

2014 Jump Canada Official of the Year

Jan Stephens was named the recipient of Jump Canada’s Official of the Year Award for 2014. Stephens, a native of Oakbank, Man., has been a member of Equine Canada since 1974. After completing high school a year early and with

Jan Stephens was named the recipient of Jump Canada's Official of the Year Award for 2014 at the Jump Canada Hall of Fame Gala. Photo by Michelle Dunn

2014 Jump Canada Sponsor of the Year

Canadian Pacific (CP) has been named the Jump Canada Sponsor of the Year for 2014 in recognition of the railroad’s renewed commitment to the sport of show jumping in Canada. In 2014 CP took the reins at Spruce Meadows in

John Taylor presents Ian Millar, representing CP, with the 2014 Jump Canada Sponsor of the Year Award. Photo by Michelle Dunn

2014 Jump Canada Volunteer of the Year

Frances “Fran” McAvity of Vancouver, B.C., was honoured as the Jump Canada Volunteer of the Year for 2014 in recognition of her loyal support and dedication to the furtherance of the hunter and jumper sport in Canada. McAvity first joined

Frances "Fran" McAvity of Vancouver, B.C., receives the Jump Canada Volunteer of the Year Award for 2014 from Jump Canada Chair, John Taylor. Photo by Michelle Dunn

41st Annual Canadian Finals Rodeo

Northlands hosted the 41st annual Canadian Finals Rodeo from November 5-9 at Rexall Place and Farmfair International at the Edmonton EXPO Centre from November 4-9. Two of Edmonton’s largest annual events spurred western excitement throughout the Northlands grounds and entire