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More Video Evidence of Abuse at Bahrain Endurance Race

On the same weekend that delegates from around the world met in Switzerland to discuss ways to reform the sport of endurance, in another part of the world – Bahrain (a country on the shores of the Persian Gulf) – read more

2014 Thoroughbred Improvement Program Budget Approved

Planning for Ontario’s 2014 Thoroughbred Improvement Program (TIP) is well underway, following approval of the budget by the Board of the Ontario Racing Commission last week. It is anticipated that the structure will remain very similar to the successful 2013 read more

Rebecca Howard Named EC Equestrian of the Year

Rebecca Howard of Salmon Arm, BC, has been named Equine Canada’s Equestrian of the Year for 2013. Howard and Riddle Master finished 12th at both the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials and the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials last year. read more

Brian Burgess (GBR), Vice President of the Malawi Equestrian Federation and President between 2001-2003, has died at the age of 82. He passed away peacefully just before his 83rd birthday at home with his family on the Zomba Plateau in read more

With three mounts to jump around, not a single onlooker would know that John Pearce of Bermuda Dunes, California was battling the flu during the $50,000 Go Rentals Grand Prix, presented by Zoetis, at HITS Thermal on Sunday. He and read more

Auction & Sales to Support Elyse Leduc

News has spread rapidly in the Flamborough horse community about Elyse Leduc who was seriously injured in a horrific, head-on car accident. The crash occurred just before 7 a.m., January 27, on the snow-covered northbound lanes of the Highway 6 read more

WEF Update: Week 5

Another wash out! This week the downpour only delayed the FEI dressage jog for a half hour. Dozens of spectators waited in anticipation to view the impressive dressage horses up close during the jog while enjoying wine and appetizers put read more

Canadian Olympian David Marcus of Campbellville, ON, represented Canada in the CDI4* Adequan Global Dressage Festival held February 5 to 9 in Wellington, Florida. In Friday’s Grand Prix competition, Marcus and Chrevi’s Capital were the top Canadian combination, earning a read more

Endurance Conference Focuses on Strategic Plan

Delegates from 23 countries reached a broad consensus on the strategic plan for Endurance sport at the one-day Endurance conference in Lausanne (SUI) on February 9th. The conference was attended by more 70 delegates, with a total of 20 National read more

Equine Canada Announces 2014 Board of Directors

Equine Canada announced its 2014 Board of Directors at the federation’s Annual General Meeting during its national convention held February 5 – 9, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The 2014 Board slate is comprised of: Al Patterson – President Kerri McGregor – read more

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