2012 London Olympic Games

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Equine Canada Creates Task Force on FEI Hypersensitivity Protocol

Equine Canada (EC) today announced it has requested its Sport Council to strike a Hypersensitivity Protocol Task Force. The objective of the Task Force will be to review the International Equestrian Federation’s Protocol for Thermography and Clinical Examination (Hypersensitivity of legs) to ascertain, from the perspective of Canada’s equestrian sport community, if the protocol and […]
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Olympic Dressage: Individual Freestyle Final

Great Britain’s new shining star, Charlotte Dujardin, brought the crowd to their feet and the London 2012 equestrian events to the perfect conclusion when securing the individual Olympic Dressage title as winner of the Grand Prix Freestyle this afternoon at Greenwich Park. Last of the 18 to line out today, the 26-year-old rider scored a […]
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Top 25 Finish for Ashley Holzer in Olympic Dressage

Canadian Olympic Team member for Dressage Ashley Holzer of Toronto, ON, finished 24th individually on Tuesday, August 7, at the 2012 London Olympic Games. A total of 50 athletes competed individually in the equestrian sport of Dressage at the Olympic equestrian venue of Greenwich Park. Riding Breaking Dawn, Holzer earned a score of 71.317% to […]
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Exponential: A Woodbine Star Rises at London Olympics

On Friday, millions of spectators across the globe will focus their attention on the Opening Ceremonies to kick off the London 2012 Olympics. The extravagant ceremony, arranged by film director Danny Boyle of Slumdog Millionaire fame, is set to thrill Olympic Stadium in Stratford which will be packed with 62,000 spectators, 16,000 athletes, 10,000 performers, […]
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Canada’s David Marcus and Chrevi’s Capital Embark to England

David Marcus of Campbellville, ON, and Chrevi’s Capital, recently nominated to the Canadian Olympic Committee for review and naming to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team for dressage, have begun their journey to London.  In preparation, the pair will compete at the CDI3* Hartpury international dressage competition in Great Britain from July 6 to 8. Marcus […]