News: Horse Sport

Kent Farrington Wins $210,000 ATCO Power Queen Elizabeth II Cup

The ‘North American’ Tournament CSI 5* at Spruce Meadows featured the $210,000 ATCO Power Queen Elizabeth II Cup on Saturday with an exciting win for USA’s Kent Farrington and Voyeur. With an incredible resume of wins, this was Farrington’s first

Kent Farrington and Voyeur won the $210,000 ATCO Power Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Spruce Meadows. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media Services

Lamaze and Fine Lady 5 Top $50,000 LaFarge Cup

The Spruce Meadows ‘North American’ Tournament continued with wins for two of this summer’s top riders as well as an exciting first for a young up-and-comer in the International Ring on Friday. Eric Lamaze (CAN) and Fine Lady 5 topped

Eric Lamaze and Fine Lady 5 won the $50,000 LaFarge Cup 1.50m. Photo by Spruce Meadows Media

Call for Nominations for 2015 Dressage Canada Committee Election

Dressage Canada has announced that three committee chair positions will be elected for 2015: • Coaching Committee Chair • Officials Committee Chair • Rules Committee Chair Nominees must have experience with not-for-profit committees, such as one or more years working

Volunteers Needed for the 2015 Pan Am Games

The 2015 Pan Am Games needs at least 700 enthusiastic and passionate people — age 16 years and older — to be Games-time volunteers. Selected volunteers will be based in Caledon when the Town hosts the top equestrian athletes in

McComish Looking to Net Another Team Penning Buckle

There is something very special about a sport where horse and rider work together as one in a fluid, ever-changing set of circumstances. When there are three of these combinations teamed up, the result is an always-exciting and fast-moving sport

No Age or Gender Barriers for Cutting Competitors

In 2009, the Calgary Stampede teamed with Mercuria and the National Cutting Horse Association to take the sport of cutting to a new level. By sweetening the pot in each of the Non-Pro and Open classes by an extra $25,000,

Canadian Show Jumping Team Invited to Aachen

The Canadian Show Jumping Team has been invited to compete at CHIO Aachen, Germany, from July 11 to 20. Canada will be represented by Yann Candele, 43, of Caledon, ON, Tiffany Foster, 29, of Vancouver, BC, Eric Lamaze, 45, of

For the first time in 18 years, the Canadian Show Jumping Team will compete at CHIO Aachen, Germany, from July 11 to 20. Riding as an individual, Canada's Eric Lamaze won the Rolex Grand Prix of Aachen in 2010 riding Hickstead. Photo by Frank Papelard, R&B Presse