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Looming Canada-Wide Shavings Shortage Worries Horse Owners

If you have noticed that shavings are harder to find, cost more, and take longer to arrive at your barn, you are not alone. The slowed production or even closure at lumber mills across Canada, especially in BC and Quebec, is responsible, and those in

New Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act in Ontario

On October 29, 2019, the Ontario government tabled The Provincial Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Act, which, if passed, would establish an enforcement team made up of a chief inspector, locally deployed provincial inspectors and specialized inspector

Horse Poop Powers Helsinki International Horse Show

All the electricity used at the Helsinki International Horse Show, which hosted yesterday’s Longines FEI World Cup™ Show Jumping qualifier, was generated with horse manure. Over 150 megawatt hours of energy was created from the 100 tons of manure

Breaking Down the $5b to Solve the US Wild Horse Problem

The acting head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, William Perry Pendley, has said it will take five billion dollars and 15 years control the overpopulation of wild horses on federal lands in the western United States. The current population of 8

Ontario SPCA and Humane Society Reveal Remembrance Day Pins

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society has issued two new commemorative pins leading up to Remembrance Day to honour the wartime contributions of Canada’s veterans and the animals who stood bravely by their side. The Animals in War commemorative pins

International Show Jumpers Head to The Royal Horse Show

Olympic gold medalists and former No. 1 riders in the world rankings make up a star-studded field in the international show jumping division at the Royal Horse Show, held as part of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, from November 1 through 10, 2019

Don’t Miss Out on Royal Equestrian Canada Convention Savings

Today is your last chance to add tickets to the Royal Horse Show in with your 2019 Equestrian Canada Convention package. The 2019 EC Convention will be held Nov. 1-3, 2019, at the iconic Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (RAWF) in Toronto, ON. In additi

The award-winning display of EquiMania! will be featured for a 14th consecutive year at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, in Toronto this November 1 – 10.

Don’t Miss EquiMania! at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

The award-winning display of EquiMania! will be featured for a 14th consecutive year at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, in Toronto this November 1 – 10. Get your party hat at the front entrance and get set for another exciting horse-lovers expe

Renowned Hunter rider Wayne McLellan will be one of three new inductees into the Jump Canada Hall of Fame on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at the Liberty Grand in Toronto, ON. Photo Courtesy of the Jump Canada Hall of Fame

Get Your Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Tickets

Tickets are selling quickly for this year’s Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at the Liberty Grand in Toronto, ON. Jump Canada Hall of Fame Gala tickets are $225 per

Equestrian Canada would like to remind members that today, October 9, 2019, is the final day to comment on 2020 Rule Change Proposals.

Last Chance to Comment on EC 2020 Rule Change Proposals

Please note that the comment period on Equestrian Canada (EC) 2020 Rule Change Proposals closes today (Oct. 9, 2019), so be sure to review the proposals at www.equestrian.ca/programs-services/rules and send your feedback via the Proposed Rules Online