News: Horse Sport

2014 FEI Balkan Endurance Championships

The 2014 FEI Balkan Endurance Championships took place on September 20th in Meljak in the Barajevo municipality of the Serbian capital Belgrade. Seven National Federations were represented with Croatia stealing the show and scooping two of the three individual medals

Members of the Croatian team which won the gold medal at the recent FEI Balkan Endurance Championships held in Belgrade (SRB)

Making Head Way in Sport eLearning Tool

The importance of understanding concussion as a coach at any level cannot be understated. As part of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Active and Safe Initiative, the Coaching Association of Canada has developed Making Head Way in Sport –

Canadians Compete at Plantation Field International Horse Trials

Canadian eventers competed at the Plantation Field Horse Trials in Unionville, PA USA from September 19-21 in the CIC3*, CIC2* and CIC1* divisions. Tik Maynard, a British Columbia native currently residing in New Jersey, USA, was the top placing Canadian

Millbrook FEI Endurance Race

An FEI Endurance ride was held in Millbrook, ON at Cayuse Creek Ranch September 14, 2014, and many Canadian riders earned personal bests and qualifying times. In the CEI2* 120 km race, the top placed Canadian rider was Wendy Benns

Wendy Benns of Pontypool, ON riding Flirt With Fyre. Photo by The Peterborough Examiner/QMI Agency

Canadian Heading to World Singles Driving Championships in Hungary

Canadian driver Kelly Houtappels-Bruder will represent Canada at the 2014 World Singles Driving Championships, being held September 24–28, in Izsák, Hungary. Combined Driving is comprised of three phases—driven dressage, marathon and obstacle competition—which are scored in penalty points. The final

Canadian driver Kelly Houtappels-Bruder will represent Canada at the 2014 World Single Driving Championships. Photo by Janos and Zoltan Varaljai

Brooks and Creech Go Two-for-Two at CDI-W Saugerties

Canadians Jacqueline Brooks and Diane Creech handily won their FEI classes at CDI-W Saugerties NEDA Fall Festival, held September 16–21, 2014, in Saugerties, NY. Jacqueline Brooks and D Niro Kicking off Canada’s winning streak was two-time Olympian Brooks, of Cedar

Jacqueline Brooks and D Niro.

Jump Canada Hall of Fame Inductees Announced for 2014

Jump Canada is proud to announce this year’s inductees into the Jump Canada Hall of Fame. Returning to its traditional festive format, the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, will be held on Sunday,

Sandra Sillcox (posthumous) will be inducted into the Jump Canada Hall of Fame in the category of ‘Official’ on Sunday, November 9, 2014.

2014 FEI European Eventing Championships for Young Riders

The Irish claimed the team title while Germany’s Charlotte Hachmeister clinched individual gold at the FEI European Eventing Championships for Young Riders 2014 which drew to a close at Vale Sabroso in Portugal on Sunday. This year’s fixture was a

Enjoying their well-earned moment of glory on the podium at the FEI European Eventing Championships for Young Riders 2014 in Vale Sabroso, Portugal were the medal-winning teams from (L to R) Germany (silver), Ireland (gold) and Great Britain (bronze). Photo by FEI/Nuno Goncalves