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Canada’s Tiffany Foster emerged victorious in the $34,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round III – Section B held Thursday, January 23, at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL. A total of 92 horses attempted the read more

Dr. Geoff Vernon Appointed Dressage Team Vet for 2014 WEG

Dressage Canada is pleased to announce that Dr. Geoff Vernon has been appointed the official Dressage Team Veterinarian for the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games, set to take place in Normandy, FRA next summer. “We are thrilled to have a read more

Dressage Canada 2013 Achievement Award and Dilanni Freestyle Award Recipients

Dressage Canada has announced the 2013 Dressage Canada Achievement Award (Horse, Rider, and Freestyle) and Lauren Dilanni Freestyle Award recipients. Each year, Dressage Canada offers an awards program for both riders and horses. DC members competing at Equine Canada sanctioned silver, gold read more

Jockey Club of Canada Graded Stakes

The Jockey Club of Canada’s Graded Stakes Committee held its annual review of the Graded and Listed Stakes in Canada and while the number of Graded Stakes in Canada remains unchanged at 43 there is one notable downgrade for 2014. read more

Equine Canada regretfully reports that 18-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding Orion, beloved partner of Canadian dressage rider Pia Fortmuller, passed away on January 19th. Orion and Fortmuller were the sole Canadian dressage athletes competing at the elite level (CDI4* and 5*) read more

Wando, Canada’s Horse of the Year and Triple Crown champion of 2003, succumbed to a suspected heart attack today at the age of 14 at Schonberg Farm, where he has stood at stud since 2011. The Gustav Schickedanz homebred son read more

Canadian Grand Prix dressage rider Diane Creech and Diana C, Leatherdale Farms’ young Hanoverian mare, are attracting attention not only for their style in the show ring, but also for their matching names. “People ask me, ‘Did you name the read more

Equine Canada would like to extend condolences to the family and friends of veteran Canadian horseman, Bill Collins of Sherwood Park, AB. Collins passed away on Dec. 31, 2013 at the age of 89. During his long and triumphant history read more

2013 Sovereign Award Finalists

The Jockey Club of Canada will host the 39th Annual Sovereign Awards Party to celebrate Thoroughbred racing in Canada and to honour the Canadian Champions of 2013, on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. The cocktail-attire celebration read more

Notice to EC Members: The Search for a New CEO Has Begun

On January 15, 2014 Equine Canada launched the search for a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization including the implementation of its strategic plan; “One Vision”. The Board has moved quickly to find suitable candidates, and will make read more

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