Course Discourse Canada

International course designer Dave Ballard reviews select Canadian Grand Prix’s and discusses how the many facets of course design impacted the competition.

One of just 33 Level 4 FEI course designers in the world, Dave has worked at the world’s most prestigious events including the World Cup Final, Pan American Games, and the Olympics.

$25,000 Summer Festival Grand Prix

After a couple of weeks off we are back at the Caledon Equestrian Park and the $25,000 Summer Festival Grand Prix. This will be a national rules grand prix and we will see a line up that will include some…

$20,000 Caledon Equestrian Park Grand Prix

We are back again with another Sunday afternoon grand prix in the Caledon Equestrian Park. This week we will feature the $20,000 Caledon Equestrian Park Grand Prix. This will be the second week with the grand prix set at the…

Vestrum Canada $25,000 Grand Prix

The Summer Classic at Palgrave is now underway. The weather is perfect at the moment and hopes are high that we will not see any rain for a change. During the build of the of the Vestrum Canada $25,000 Grand…

$36,000 BFL Canada Grand Prix

The weather all around us is terrible. The weather service has issued a tornado warning for the region, but here at Angelstone farm, we have sunshine and we are preparing for the second grand prix of their summer season. This…

Angelstone $25,000 Grand Prix

We are here at Angelstone in Guelph, Ontario for the second in our summer series of Course Discourse Canada. This is a level * 1 FEI rated tournament and the $25,000 grand prix is in accordance with the rules for…

$50,000 1.45m Jumper Classic

I am very pleased to bring Course Discourse to Canada for the first time. This course commentary has been on PhelpsSports.com for nine years and has been very well received. In this course commentary we visit the many facets of…

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