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Hugh Graham of Schomberg, ON, proved that age is just a number by winning the $50,000 Brookstreet Grand Prix on Saturday, July 14, at the Ottawa National Horse Show, held at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON. At the age…

A 5km test for three-year-old sport horses at speeds, which could exceed 30km/h (18.6m/h), has been scrapped by organisers of the FEI World Endurance Breeding Championships after outcry from riders and Arabian horse breeders. The Samorin Equestrian Centre in Slovakia…

Case of Neurologic Equine Herpesvirus Found in Saskatchewan

The Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System (CAHSS) has reported a case of Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), which is the neurologic form of the Equine Herpesvirus, in Saskatchewan. Following are the details: Disease: Equine Herpesvirus (neurologic) Date: June 29, 2018 Location: Saskatchewan…

EC Dressage Awards Reception is Coming to the Royal

The Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON will be host to the Equestrian Canada (EC) Dressage Awards Reception on Nov. 6, 2018. What: EC Dressage Awards Reception Where: Tanbark Club, Royal Horse Show – Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON When: Nov….

Keean White of Rockwood, ON, won the $20,000 Open Welcome, presented by Wellings of Stittsville, on Thursday, July 12, at the Ottawa National Horse Show held at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON. A starting field 31 entries contested Thursday’s…

Recent testing reveals that many brands of equestrian helmets do not protect riders as well as they could. A Swedish insurance company, Folksam, has released surprising results from their testing of 15 equestrian helmets for adults and children – ranging…

EC Takes Responsible Coaching Movement Pledge

Equestrian Canada (EC) is proud to have officially taken the Responsible Coaching Movement Pledge as the next step in an ongoing commitment to protect the safety and welfare of all participants in equestrian sport. Responsible Coaching Movement Pledge The Responsible…

Fresh off a victory in last month’s Grade 3 Trillium Stakes, Gamble’s Ghost heads into Sunday’s stakes feature in winning form for her connections who are looking to repeat in the $125,000 Ontario Matron (Grade 3) at Woodbine. In the…

The border oval is gearing up for its most prestigious day of the year on Tuesday, July 24, the 83rd running of the Prince of Wales Stakes. This highly-anticipated event features the finest Canadian-bred 3-year-old horses who will be running…

Legendary German Olympic Jumping athlete, Hans Günter Winkler, passed away overnight after a long illness. He was 91. Born on 24 July 1926 in Barmen, Germany, he was one of the most successful German Olympians of all time, and the…

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