News: Horse Sport

Gal Wins Reem Acra Opening Leg at Odense

The Dutch were in dominant form at the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Western European League opening leg at Odense in Denmark today, where Edward Gal pipped Adelinde Cornelissen for the main honours in the Grand Prix Freestyle.

The Netherlands’ Edward Gal steered Glock’s Undercover to victory in the opening leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Western European League at Odense in Denmark. Photo by FEI/Annette Boe Ostergaard

2015 Year of Sport

On October 16th, the Harper Government proclaimed 2015 as the Year of Sport in Canada. This is an historic and wonderful announcement that underscores and celebrates the key role that sport plays in Canada. “Equine Canada joins the Canadian sport

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Dutch Victory Roll Continues with Win in Oslo

The Netherlands’ Jur Vrieling produced another spectacular result today when winning the first leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League series at Oslo in Norway. Partnering VDL Zirocco Blue, the 45-year-old rider who played a

The on-form Dutchman, Jur Vrieling, won the opening leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League series at Oslo in Norway. Photo by FEI/Roger Svalsroed

The #SupportYourNation Winners Are

Over two million people connected around the world for the FEI’s interactive social media competition #SupportYourNation during last week’s Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final in Barcelona (ESP). That’s enough people to fill the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona

Canadian Eventing Committee Announces 2014 Election Results

The Canadian Eventing Committee (CEC) is pleased to announce the results of the 2014 elections for committee members. The composition of the CEC in 2015 is as follows: Chair – Peter Gray – Firt term 2014-2015 Officials and Rules –

Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Preview

What happens in Vegas won’t be staying in Vegas when the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014/2015 Final comes to town next April. Show business is at the beating heart of the US city that attracts a phenomenal number

The multiple world-record-breaking British partnership of Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro claimed the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2014 title at Lyon, France last April. The 2014/2015 Western European League qualifying season begins this weekend at Odense in Denmark. Photo by FEI/Dirk Caremans

Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Preview

The lure of the bright lights of Las Vegas adds an extra incentive as the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League series gets underway in Oslo, Norway next weekend. There’s nothing quite like the prospect of making it

Reigning champion, Germany’s Daniel Deusser, will be in action at the opening leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League series at Oslo in Norway next Sunday. Photo by FEI/Arnd Bronkhorst

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