News: Horse Sport

Canadian Para-Dressage Team Wins at AGDF

Canadian Para-Dressage riders continued to post top scores during the second day of competition on their way to winning the overall team event at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival 10 CPEDI3*. The annual FEI competition is being held at the

The Canadian Para-Equestrian Team, comprised of Ashley Gowanlock, Jody Schloss, chef d'équipe Elizabeth Quigg, Robyn Andrews and Lauren Barwick, won the overall team competition at Adequan Global Dressage Festival 10 CPEDI3*. Photo by Lindsay Y. McCall

Dancing in the Desert

Saturday afternoon’s finale, the 100,000€ Grand Prix Freestyle, wrapped up an exciting two days of dressage at CHI Al Shaqab in Doha, Qatar. While Nathalie zu Sayn Wittgenstein of Denmark was the odds-on favourite to take the class as she

Canadian Team Starts Para-Dressage Season in Winning Form

The 2014 season has commenced in a winning way for the Canadian Para-Equestrian Team with great scores on the opening day of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival 10 CPEDI3*. The first day of competition resulted in victories in Grades Ib

Digby Rules Dressage in Doha

The CDI5* dressage competition got underway at the CHI Al Shaqab in Doha, Qatar, on Friday, March 14th. This is the second year a CDI has been held here; in 2013 it was a 3*, but was upgraded and bolstered

Nathalie zu Sayn Wittgenstein of Denmark and Digby won the 40,000-euro CDI5* Grand Prix class at the CHI Al Shaqab in Doha, Qatar. McCool Photography

Dressage Canada Announces World Cup Support for 2014

Equine Canada is pleased to announce that the Dressage Canada High Performance Committee (DCHPC) together with the Canadian Dressage Athlete Assistance Program (C-DAAP) has confirmed support in the amount of $22,500 for any Canadian athlete who qualifies and represents Canada

Action Continues at CHI Al Shaqab

Day 2 of showjumping got underway in Doha, Qatar, with the small tour CSI3*, which was won by Rashid Towaim Al Marri riding Kannada. (This was the only chance to hear anything that sounds remotely like ‘Canada’ spoken over the

was Steve Guerdat and Nasa won the big tour CSI5* 1.50m worth 91,000 euros. Photo by Susan Stafford-Pooley

Off and Running in Doha

Four classes launched the first day of FEI jumping competition at the CHI Al Shaqab in Doha, Qatar, on March 12th. Bob Ellis (GBR), who set the tracks for the 2012 London Olympics, is the course designer for this major

Jessica Phoenix Top Ten in the Red Hills CIC3*

Canadian eventing athletes commenced the international season last weekend competing at the CIC3*/2*/1* Red Hills International Horse Trials held in Tallahassee, FL. USA. Heavy rains on Thursday’s opening day may have caused some competitors to tweak their riding style but

Jessica Phoenix and Patras VR during the 2014 Red Hills International Horse Trials. Photo by Shannon Brinkman

Stem Cell Therapy at Equine Guelph

Stem cell therapy at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) Health Sciences Centre is yielding promising results in the treatment of tendon injuries in horses. Two horses are currently being treated using allogous stem cells – cells that were banked and

Introducing Lesley’s Blog is pleased to welcome Lesley Grant-Law as our newest blogger. A Canadian eventer, based in Ocala, Florida, Lesley runs Law Eventing with her husband, Olympian Leslie Law. In addition to training clients and their horses, giving clinics, buying and