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Bromont Site of First North American League Qualifier

Bromont Site of First North American League Qualifier

Swiss watchmaker Longines has partnered with the FEI to launch the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League, a new series of 14 events that will provide an improved qualifying experience for the sport’s horses, riders, organizers and spectators…

Katie Dinan will be one of nine athletes from the US competing at the opening qualifier of the brand-new Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League at Bromont this Sunday, August 9. 
Tony Parkes/FEI photo

Convincing Irish Victory on Home Ground in Dublin

The main arena of the Royal Dublin Society showgrounds in Ireland’s capital city was electric with excitement this evening when the Irish team won the eighth and last leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2015 Europe Division 1…

The host nation of Ireland won the eighth and last leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2015 Europe Division 1 League in Dublin today. Pictured (L to R) Matthew Dempsey, President of the Royal Dublin Society, President of Ireland His Excellency Michael D. Higgins, team members Greg Broderick, Darragh Kenny, Chef d’Equipe Robert Splaine, Bertram Allen and Cian O’Connor, Mr Yazeed Suleiman D Alderaiwesh, Saudi Embassy Dublin, Katrina Jones Longines Brand Manager UK and Ireland, and Brian Mangan, FEI Bureau member. Photo by FEI/Tony Parkes

Para-Equestrian Jody Schloss Parapan Am Games Torchbearer

Canadian para-equestrian rider Jody Schloss of Toronto, ON, is set to carry the Parapan Am torch on August 6, 2015, as part of the inspirational ceremonies leading into the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games, taking place Aug. 7-15, 2015. “I’m…

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Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro to Compete at Central Park Horse Show

Double Olympic gold medalist Charlotte Dujardin (GBR), one of the most celebrated dressage riders in history, and her world-famous mount Valegro, will perform at the 2015 Rolex Central Park Horse Show Sept. 25-26. The world’s number-one ranked rider over the…

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro at the 2015 Reem Acra FEI World Cup Final.  
(Lauren Fisher/Jennifer Wood Media, Inc.)

Canadian Eventers Ready to Ride at CICO3* Aachen

Equine Canada has named the eventing athletes who will represent the Canadian Equestrian Team (CET) at the CICO 3* Aachen, which acts as the German leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing Series, taking place August 12-14, 2015, in Aachen,…

Kathryn Robinson will join fellow Canadians Rebecca Howard and Holly Jacks-Smither in Aachen.

One-year countdown to Rio 2016

Today marks the one-year countdown to the opening ceremonies of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where equestrian sport will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic movement at the first Games to be held in South America. The world’s best horses…

The cross-country phase will take place in the Deodoro Olympic Park venue with a course featuring stunning water jumps. (Gustavo Nascimento photo)

Glanders Threat in Rio Prior to Test Event

In April 2015, a police horse from the city of Vitoria, located over 500 kilometres from Rio, was diagnosed with glanders. This horse had left the Army Equestrian School in Deodoro ‒ site of the Olympic Equestrian venue ‒ in…

The main stadium at Deodoro.
(Renato Sette Camara/FEI photo)

Equine Canada Presents Proposed By-laws

In a special notice to members, Equine Canada presented the proposed EC By-laws and Articles of Continuance and encourages members to Get Informed, Get Engaged, Vote! The proposed By-laws and Articles of Continuance are the result of extensive consultation and…

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Beezie Madden Wins Second Consecutive King’s Cup

American Beezie Madden made Hickstead history by winning the Longines King George V Gold Cup on Aug. 2nd for a second successive year. The 51-year-old Madden has now become the first female to successfully defend the title, again triumphing on…

Beezie Madden won the Longines King George V Gold Cup for the second time.
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CIEC Seeks Horses to Lease

Equine Canada is proud to host the 2015 Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships (CIEC) at Wesley Clover Parks’ world-class facilities from September 25-27, 2015. This is the first time that this event is being held in the Province of Ontario. This…



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