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Marie-Helen Lessard (1965-2014). Photo by Wendy Hudson

Equine Canada Remembers Marie-Helen Lessard

The Canadian equestrian community is saddened to learn of the loss of Marie-Helen Lessard, 49, and her husband Steven Ratz, 57. On September 28, 2014 they passed away in a traffic accident. Marie-Helen, commonly referred to by her nickname MH,…

MH Lessard aboard Dreitag Japaloupe at the CADORA Western Ontario Silver Dressage Championships on Sept. 21st. Photo by Jaye Tatone Photography

In Memoriam: Marie-Helen Lessard

It is with great sadness that the Ontario Equestrian Federation announces the death of Marie-Helen Lessard, a respected competitor, coach, judge, official, horse show organizer and volunteer. Lessard, 49, and her husband, Steven Ratz, 57, were killed in a car…

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MH Lessard Killed in Car Accident

Marie-Helen Lessard, 49, owner and operator of Equus 3D Equestrian Centre near Orangeville, Ontario, and her husband, Steve Ratz, 57, were killed in a car crash on Sunday September 28, 2014. The accident occurred on Dufferin County Side Road 10…

Coaching Excellence Award - Wendy Johnston and Trish Mrakawa Chair of the National Coaching Committee. Photo by Shereen Jerrett

ProChaps/NCCP Coaching Awards Recipients

The 2013 ProChaps/NCCP National Coaching Awards were presented at the Equine Canada Annual Awards Gala held on Feb.7 at the Radisson Hotel in Winnipeg, MB. The ProChaps/NCCP Coaching Awards and the Coaching Excellence Awards were presented by Trish Mrakawa, Chair…

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