Registration is now open for a whole new Equestrian Canada Convention experience! For the first time, the Equestrian Canada (EC) Convention will be held at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (RAWF) in Toronto, Ontario.
Join us November 1-3 for an equestrian’s dream weekend. Benefit from educational sessions led by Olympians, elite coaches and renowned experts, connect with fellow equestrians from across the country during social events, then take in the action at the Royal Horse Show evening performances!
From start to finish, you won’t want to miss a minute! Built around the theme of Canadian Equestrian Development, highlights of the 2019 EC Convention include:
Elite Speakers & Presenters
• Christilot Boylen – Six-Time Canadian Olympian in Dressage
• Tina Irwin – Lima 2019 Team Gold and Individual Silver Medalist in Dressage
• Selena O’Hanlon – Canadian Olympian in Eventing
• Heather Ross McManus – Canadian Olympic Gymnast, NCCP Master Coach Developer and CEO of Sports Minded Consulting
• Erynn Ballard – Canadian Show Jumping Team Athlete
• Patricia Da Silva – Heels Down Media President
Innovative Education & Info Sessions
• Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Cross-Discipline Training – Learn to harness the power of cross-discipline training with Christilot Boylen and Selena O’Hanlon.
• Put Social Media to Work for You! Up your social media and personal branding game with valuable insight from Patricia Da Silva of Heels Down Media.
• Yearly Training Plans: Prepare for Your Best Show Season Yet with High Performance 1 Coach Ruth Allum.
• Move to Improve: Physical Literacy for Equestrians with Canadian Olympic Gymnast Heather Ross McManus.
• Break on Through – Making the Leap from National to International Competition – Learn first-hand from athletes, parents, coaches, team personnel and EC funding partners how to successfully prepare and navigate this big leap.
Exciting Social Events
• Welcome Social & Update from the EC Leadership – Hear the findings from the EC Strategic Initiatives Plan Report Card then kick back, relax and enjoy social and networking opportunities with fellow equestrians.
• #RideToTokyo Red & White Fundraiser – Don your Canadian colours and celebrate the achievements from the past year, while kick-starting the road to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics during this exciting fundraising event, featuring a keynote speech from Lima 2019 team gold and individual silver medalist, Tina Irwin. Tickets to the Royal Horse Show evening performance included.
Whether you want to fully immerse yourself and attend all three days of exceptional educational opportunities, choose the days you attend “à la carte” or buy tickets solely for the Red & White Fundraiser, a variety of registration packages are available to fit all preferences. To make sure you get in on all the action, the Full Experience Package offers all-inclusive access to the evening classes of the Royal Horse Show – the main attraction of the world-class institution that is the Royal!
Don’t miss out – visit the 2019 EC Convention registration portal and register by Oct. 21, 2019 to include Royal Horse Show tickets in your package!
Keep your eyes on www.equestrian.ca/events-results/convention for additional information to be published, including full session descriptions, speaker bios and more.
For questions or comments regarding registration, or to connect about sponsorship opportunities for the 2019 EC Annual Convention, please contact:
Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications
1-866-282-8395 x 133