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Bosty’s brilliant victory at Mechelen

Bosty’s brilliant victory at Mechelen

That enigmatic Frenchman, Roger Yves Bost, did what he does best today when storming to victory in spectacular style at the ninth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2016/2017 Western European League in Mechelen, Belgium. Riding the 10-year-old read more

Rio 2016 Olympic team gold medallists, Roger Yves Bost and Sydney Une Prince of France, stormed to victory at the ninth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping 2016/2017 Western European League at Mechelen, Belgium. (Dirk Caremans/FEI)

Boe Wins FEI World Cup Vaulting in Mechelen

The fourth leg of FEI World Cup™ Vaulting 2016/2017 series got underway this week at Jumping Mechelen (BEL) featuring a star-studded line-up with the current World Number 1 athletes, Germany’s Jannis Drewell and Kristina Boe, both in attendance. Boe got read more

World No. 1, Germany’s Kristina Boe, got her FEI World Cup™ Vaulting 2016/2017 campaign off to the perfect start with victory at the fourth leg of the series in Mechelen, Belgium. (Dirk Caremans/FEI)

New Year’s at the Liverpool International Horse Show

Many of the world’s leading riders will converge on Liverpool Dec. 31-Jan. 2 for another hugely-anticipated Equestrian.com Liverpool International Horse Show. From the highly competitive Knockout and Puissance, to the future stars of the Mini Major, the exciting three days of jumping read more

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Canada’s Eric Lamaze Reflects on Career Year

Canada’s Eric Lamaze marked a career year in 2016 by adding even more medals and accolades to his already impressive list of accomplishments. As much as individual titles are meaningful, it is teamwork that truly drives the 2008 Olympic Champion. read more

Eric Lamaze celebrates with the Canadians fans after winning the 2016 Olympic individual bronze medal. He has now won gold, silver and bronze medals for his country, making him the most successful equestrian athlete in Canadian Olympic history.  Photo by Arnd Bronkhorst Photography

EC Recognizes 2016 Eventing NOBoundaries Athletes

The Equestrian Canada (EC) Eventing Committee is pleased to recognize the athletes scouted as part of the Eventing NOBoundaries (ENB) talent identification program during the 2016 competition season. ENB is a long-term EC program designed to identify competitive high performance read more

2022 WEG Host Candidates Announced

Two cities have been announced as Official Candidates to host the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2022. Lexington, Kentucky (USA) and Samorin (SVK) have both been selected as potential hosts for the FEI flagship in six years’ time. “We are very read more

2016 Young Riders Endurance Team Challenge

On November, 12, 2016 a team of talented young Canadians travelled to Ehrhardt, SC for the 2016 Young Riders Endurance Team challenge. The event was the brainchild of a committed group of Endurance officials, including Canada’s Deanna Spiker DVM, following read more

A team of five up-and-coming Canadian endurance athletes, and a full support crew, travelled to South Carolina to contest the 2016 Young Riders Endurance Team Challenge on Nov. 12, 2016. L to R: (Back Row) Lori Nelson, Katrin Levermann, Michelle Knapper, Emma Knapper, Lexi Vollman, Savanah Wilson. (Front Row) Dr. Art King, Sandra Coombe, Sylvia Gillies. Photo by Becky Pearman

OSPCA Seeks Gently Used Blankets

With the cold weather upon us, the Ontario SPCA is appealing to the equestrian community for donations of gently used blankets to help keep horses warm this winter as they wait to be adopted. The Ontario SPCA is seeking all read more

Montreal Carriage Industry to Receive $500,000

Montreal’s horse-drawn carriage (calèche) industry is set to receive a half a million dollars in funding to help improve operations and regulate the safety of the horses and the public. The decision was made by the Ville-Marie borough council last read more

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