News: Horse Sport

A group of concerned horse lovers gathered at the Provincial Offences Court in Newmarket, on August 13, 2018.

Trio Accused of Animal Cruelty Avoid Court Again

Three Ontario people accused of animal cruelty, in an ongoing case of horrific abuse and neglect, once again failed to appear in court today, August 13, 2018. A legal representative attended on their behalf. As previously reported, David Lee, Victoria…

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Two B.C. Equestrians Win Leadership Bursaries

Sixteen outstanding youth leaders were recognized with a Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary at the 2018 BC Summer Games in Cowichan, at the end of July, including two equestrians. Hailey Besse of Abbotsford and Leslie Therriault of Nanaimo each received…

Southlands Riding Club

Southlands Riding Club Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Southlands Riding Club (SRC), a non-for-profit equestrian riding club based in Southlands, Vancouver, B.C., is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. “We’re incredibly lucky to have such an idyllic urban equestrian community just minutes from Vancouver’s Downtown core, offering an…

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Ontario Equestrian Helps Fund Equine Gut Health Studies

Ontario Equestrian has partnered with Equine Guelph to help fund research by Dr. Luis Arroyo and Dr. Scott Weese of the Ontario Veterinary College. Their studies involve the examination of manure and gut contents to establish a baseline for what constitutes a…

Jim Ifko of Calgary, AB, and Un Diamant des Forets won both the $35,500 CSI2* Jumper Classic and the $50,000 CSI2* Grand Prix at the Caledon Premier 2 show jumping tournament held August 8 to 12 at Caledon Equestrian Park in Caledon, ON. Photo by Ben Radvanyi Photography

Back-to-Back CSI2* Victories for Jim Ifko at Caledon

Jim Ifko of Calgary, AB, made his trip east count by winning both the $35,500 CSI2* Jumper Classic and the $50,000 CSI2* Grand Prix at the Caledon Premier 2 show jumping tournament held August 8 to 12 at Caledon Equestrian…

Rising star Felix Koller, 21, jumped two great clear rounds with Captain Future 3 to help Team Austria to victory at the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Hungary in Budapest (HUN).

Team Austria Takes Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Hungary

Team Austria earned promotion to Division 1 next season with a definitive victory at the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Hungary in Budapest (HUN) this afternoon. And they’ll join today’s Hungarian hosts at the Longines 2018 World Final in…

Patricio Pasquel celebrates in a sombrero after jumping two brilliant clear rounds with Babel to help Team Mexico to victory in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Ireland in Dublin (IRL).

Team Mexico wins Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Ireland in Dublin

They arrived as complete underdogs to take on many of the best nations in the world, but Team Mexico turned the sport on its head today when winning the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Ireland in Dublin (IRL). This…

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National Equine Disease & Welfare Surveillance Call Aug 8th

The next Equestrian Canada (EC) National Equine Disease & Welfare Surveillance Call is coming up on August 8, 2018 at 12 p.m. ET. The call will be facilitated by Dr. Melanie Barham, DMV, PMP, Co-Chair of the EC Health &…

Forty-four competitors from around the world will tackle the 10th Mongol Derby, the world’s longest horse race. Photo by Julian Herbert @ Mongol Derby 2017

Two Canadians Will Contest the 10th Mongol Derby

The 10th Mongol Derby, featured in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s longest and toughest horse race, kicks off today. The 2018 race features 18 men and 26 women from 12 countries, riding 1,000 km across Mongolia on…

Erin Fair Heritage Horse Hall of Fame

Ontario’s Erin Fair Announces Horse Heritage Hall of Fame

The Erin Agricultural Society is pleased to announce the inaugural Erin Fair Heritage Horse Hall of Fame, presented by the Erin Fair Equine Tent Committee. The Erin Fair Horse Hall of Fame will recognize, and celebrate people and horses in…

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