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Suspension of Kürten (IRL) Provisionally Lifted

The FEI has been informed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) that the suspension of Jessica Kürten (IRL) has been provisionally lifted starting on 15 July 2008. This was the response to Mrs Kürten’s third request for a…

Youth Equine Safety Initiative

Guelph, ON – The new youth safety initiative, “Play Safe. It’s HorseSense!” was announced as a partnership between Farm Safety Association (Country Kids Safety Network), Kubota Canada and Equine Guelph.  “Play Safe. It’s HorseSense!” will be launched at this year’s…

Woodbine Launches New Web Features

Toronto, ON – The excellent, well-researched analysis of Thoroughbred and Standardbred racing offered on TV by Woodbine Entertainment Group’s stable of on-air talent is being extended to the company’s website at www.woodbineentertainment.com/woodbinecolumn. Eight of Woodbine’s on-air commentators, four Standardbred, four…

Young Horse Jumper Development Series at Summer Classic

Palgrave, Ontario – The third event in the 2008 Canadian Young Horse Development Series took place during the Summer Classic horse show held June 11-15 at the Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, ON. In the Seven and Eight-Year-Old Division, it…

Tina Busse-Irwin Dances to Double Victories at CDI Blainville

Ottawa, ON—Tina Busse-Irwin of Lakefield, ON, earned a double victory in Quebec, winning the Grand Prix on June 26, and the Grand Prix Freestyle on June 28, at the CDI-W Blainville International Classic, held at the Blainville Equestrian Park in…

Windfield Going Private

Jennifer Morrison – Special to the Star – For more than half a century, Windfields Farm has been the birthplace of dozens of champion racehorses. E.P. Taylor’s hallowed paddocks in Oshawa were the early stomping ground for the great Northern…

Amy Millar Records First Grand Prix Win of Season

Blainville, Quebec – Amy Millar, of Perth, Ontario, admits that her 2008 season got off to a slow start, compared to her sensational 2007 season. But she changed all that Sunday in Blainville, Quebec, winning the $50,000 grand prix. It…

Lamaze Nabs Repeat Win in Duel with Henselwood

Calgary, Alberta- In the final stretch to the Olympic Games, Canadian team-mates Eric Lamaze and Jill Henselwood found themselves the only two finalists in a lucrative individual contest today. They topped the field of 42 starters from six nations in…

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