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When I get older…

Most people tailor their activity level to their age, each decade inviting a re-assessment of energy-levels, ability and ambition. But not Hiroshi Hoketsu. At 67, and 44 years after he finished in individual 40th place at the Tokyo Olympic Games,…

International Show Jumping at St. Lazare Horse Show

St. Lazare, Quebec – The biggest names in show jumping will be competing in St. Lazare, QC, when the Pépinière and St. Lazare Horse Shows take place from May 14 to 18 and May 21 to 25. The $25,000 Grand…

Ticketing for the 2008 Olympic Equestrian Events

The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG) is responsible for the allocation of over 7 million tickets for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games including those for the 2008 Olympic Equestrian Events to National Olympic Committees (NOCs)…

Jan Stephens Named as Steward General for Canada

Ottawa, Ontario—Equine Canada is pleased to announce that Jan Stephens has accepted the position of Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) Steward General for Canada representing the disciplines of Jumping, Eventing and Reining.  Stephens will also act as Steward General for Driving…

Less Than A Month Left to Enter!

Toronto, Ontario – The Hong Kong Tourism Board and Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office (HKETO) in Canada have announced an exciting contest featuring a trip for two to the 2008 Olympic Games equestrian events which will be held in…

Assiniboia Downs forced to cancel Saturday racing

Winnipeg – MB – Unfortunately live racing has been cancelled for Saturday, May 10, 2008 due to a lack of entries. Although the horse population is up around 800 horses, the poor weather leading up to the 50th anniversary season…

ORC Equine Task Force shuts down supplier of illegal drugs

Toronto, ON – The ORC’s industry-funded Equine Medication Control and Drug Task Force, made up of ORC investigators and seconded members of the OPP Illegal Gambling Unit, has succeeded in taking a supplier of drugs to the horse racing industry…

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