News: Horse Sport

Mathieu Ravignat is EC’s New Senior Officer, Executive Services

Canadian Jumpers Heads to CSIO 5* Rome

Equine Canada is pleased to announce the jumping athletes who will compete for Canada at the CSIO 5* Rome, taking place May 26-29, 2016 in Rome, ITA. One of Italy’s premiere equestrian events, the CSIO 5* Rome attracts some of read more

Jon Stewart Adopts ‘Paintball’ Lily

In March, the story of Lily, an emaciated senior horse who had been dumped at an auction in New Holland, Pennsylvania covered in paint splotches, made the rounds on social media. People were horrified by the state of the mare read more


Road to The Royal Chef Challenge

The 2016 Road to The Royal is underway! The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is kick-starting The Royal fun by hitting the road with a chef competition that will pit top local chefs against each other at several regional Ontario events. read more

Wesley Newlands Wows at Global Champions Tour Madrid

Wesley Newlands of Toronto, ON, concluded a successful week of competition at the Longines Global Champions Tour in Madrid, Spain, by placing second in the €25,000 Caser Seguros Trophy on Sunday, May 22. Held on the final day of the read more

Wesley Newlands of Toronto, ON, placed second riding Wieminka B in the €25,000 Caser Seguros Trophy on Sunday, May 22, to conclude the Global Champions Tour event in Madrid, Spain. Photo by Sportfot

US Dressage Team is Tops at Compiegne

Team USA were deemed winners of the third leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage 2016 series at CDI5* Compiegne (FRA) where torrential rain led to the cancellation of today’s Grand Prix Special. An extraordinarily heavy downpour left the arenas read more

Kasey Perry-Glass and Goerklintgaards Dublet led Team USA to a convincing victory at the third leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage 2016 series at Compiegne (FRA). Photo by FEI/Christophe Bricot

Ukraine Claims Another Win at Odense

Team Ukraine forged an even more impressive lead on the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2016 Europe Division 2 leaderboard when securing victory for the second time in seven days at Odense (DEN) today. This was a tough competition, with read more

They did it again! Team Ukraine topped the podium for the second time in a week when winning today’s third leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2016 Europe Division 2 league at Odense in Denmark. (L to R) Team members Rene Tebbel, Ferenc Szentirmai, Najib Chami (Chef d’Equipe), Ulrich Kirchhoff and Cassio Rivetti. Photo by FEI/ Boe Østergaard

New EC Under 25 Jumping Series

Equine Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the Under 25 (U25) Program for Jumping, which is set to launch in 2016. Created as part of the Young Riders Development Program, the U25 series has been introduced to help increase participation read more

First Annual Equine Research Night

On March 3, 2016, the University of Guelph’s Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management (BBRM) Equine Major students, in partnership with Equine Guelph, hosted the first annual Equine Research Night. This inaugural event featured presentations about some of the equine industry’s hot read more

Montreal Imposes Ban on Horse-Drawn Carriages

A one-year moratorium has been placed on horse-drawn carriages, or calèches, operating in Montreal, Quebec. The announcement was made by Montreal mayor Denis Coderre on May 17th. Coderre says the one-year ban will allow lawmakers time to examine the issue read more

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