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Jacqueline Brooks and D Niro Enjoy a Comeback in Ottawa

Canadian Olympian Jacqueline Brooks won the Ottawa Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle aboard D Niro, marking the gelding’s first victory in two years. The duo scored 72.400%, beating out Alexandra Dvorak and Fling (67.875%) and Elizabeth Steacie with Callahan read more

Weekend Calèche Accidents in Quebec City

On May 21st, in Quebec City, there were two separate accidents involving calèches, or horse drawn carriages. Reports indicate that the driver in the first accident, who went to hospital with minor leg injuries, appeared to have lost control of read more

Well-traveled Grizzel, confidently piloted by David Moran, wore down favoured Enstone to take Sunday’s Grade 3 $131,300 Selene Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mike Doyle, the Irish-bred daughter of Kodiac arrived at the 1 1/16-mile Tapeta route for sophomore fillies read more

Keen Gizmo, bred and owned by Ivan Dalos (Tall Oaks Farms), made his third Steady Growth Stakes appearance his most memorable one, winning impressively in Holiday Monday’s $125,000 feature, at Woodbine. The six-year-old multiple stakes placed gelding, bred in Ontario, read more

Ten-time Canadian Olympian Ian Millar of Perth, ON, opened the Canadian international show jumping season with a win in the $50,000 CSI2* Jumper Classic, presented by Horseware, on Sunday, May 21, during the CSI2* Caledon National in Caledon, ON. The read more

KlaravichStables and William H. Lawrence’s Cloud Computing tracked a hotly contested pace duel between Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming and Classic Empire into the far turn before launching a determined stretch run and pulling off a 12-1 upset in read more

Canadian endurance riders recently took on the CEI Biltmore Challenge, and proved they have what it takes to tackle the trails. Held May 5-6 at the historic Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC, 2017 marked the 22nd year for the prestigious read more

Register Your Horse Day Event by May 31st

Are you planning to host an event for Horse Day, coming up on June 3, 2017? If so, be sure to register your event by May 31, 2017 to receive an official Horse Day package full of fun giveaways for read more

Last Chance to Nominate EC Board Members

Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to remind those interested in submitting a nomination for the 2017 EC Board of Directors that the deadline for nominations is coming up quickly on June 1, 2017. Prospective candidates interested in serving on the read more

Dragon Bay, under Gary Boulanger, denied Sovereign Award champion Are You Kidding Me a third straight Eclipse Stakes crown, eking out a neck triumph in Saturday’s $180,250 Grade 2 feature at Woodbine on May 20th. Trained by Stuart Simon, who read more

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