News: Horse Sport

A potential new rule may mean dogs must be leashed at FEI horse shows.

FEI Set to Fine Owners of Loose Dogs at Horse Shows

If you bring your dog to an FEI sanctioned horse show and don’t keep it on a leash, be prepared to be fined under a potential new rule. A list of proposed rule changes to the FEI’s General Regulations includes…

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Six-time Gold for The Netherlands at Youth Champs

Young Dutch athletes proved the dominant force at the Longines FEI European Championships 2018 for Children, Juniors and Young Riders which drew to a close at Le Grand Parquet in Fontainebleau, France yesterday. However the host nation claimed all the…

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Tougher Sanctions Coming in Eventing

Stronger use of the yellow warning card for whip misuse and repeat blood offenders has been proposed by the FEI eventing committee. The lesser sanction of the “recorded warning” will also be subject to “totting-up” for the first time, in…

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Triple Crown Winner Justify to Become a Breyer Model

The number 13 is anything but unlucky for three-year-old chestnut Thoroughbred stallion Justify who, in June 2018, became only the thirteenth horse in racing history to win the American Triple Crown (only the second since Seattle Slew to win on…

Local competitor Kelley Robinson of Russell, ON, and Lise finished second in the $7,500 Speed Derby, presented by Millar Brooke Farm. Photo by Ben Radvanyi Photography

Kelley Robinson Takes Second in the Ottawa Speed Derby

Ireland’s Jordan Coyle riding Mojo TSP blazed to victory in the $7,500 Speed Derby, presented by Millar Brooke Farm, on Sunday, July 15, to conclude the Ottawa National Horse Show at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON. When Coyle entered…

Maikel van der Vleuten and IDI Utopia helped The Netherlands to another spectacular victory in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Sweden in Falsterbo (SWE). Photo by FEI/Satu Pirinen

Dutch Sweep to Victory Against the Odds at Falsterbo

It wasn’t all smooth sailing as the Dutch swept to victory in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Sweden at Falsterbo (SWE). Reduced to a three-man team following first-round drama for Michel Hendrix (31) and Baileys, and only making…

Hugh Graham of Schomberg, ON, and Knock Out 3E won the $50,000 Brookstreet Grand Prix at the Ottawa National Horse Show held at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON.

Hugh Graham Wins $50,000 Brookstreet Grand Prix in Ottawa

Hugh Graham of Schomberg, ON, proved that age is just a number by winning the $50,000 Brookstreet Grand Prix on Saturday, July 14, at the Ottawa National Horse Show, held at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON. At the age…

High-speed Test for Three-Year-Old Sport Horses Scrapped Amid Outcry

A 5km test for three-year-old sport horses at speeds, which could exceed 30km/h (18.6m/h), has been scrapped by organisers of the FEI World Endurance Breeding Championships after outcry from riders and Arabian horse breeders. The Samorin Equestrian Centre in Slovakia…

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Case of Neurologic Equine Herpesvirus Found in Saskatchewan

The Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System (CAHSS) has reported a case of Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), which is the neurologic form of the Equine Herpesvirus, in Saskatchewan. Following are the details: Disease: Equine Herpesvirus (neurologic) Date: June 29, 2018 Location: Saskatchewan…

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EC Dressage Awards Reception is Coming to the Royal

The Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON will be host to the Equestrian Canada (EC) Dressage Awards Reception on Nov. 6, 2018. What: EC Dressage Awards Reception Where: Tanbark Club, Royal Horse Show – Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON When: Nov….

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