News: Horse Sport

West Nile Virus in Ontario

Since October 19, 2017, three cases of West Nile Virus in Frontenac County, Oxford County and the Regional Municipality of Halton have been reported to the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). The horses included a gelding, read more

Second Case of EEE Found in Ontario

A second case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) was confirmed by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) the week of October 23, 2017. The 19-year old mixed breed mare, 11 months pregnant and unvaccinated for EEE, read more

Nicole Donovan and Fiontar Mac Tire, competing at the Caledon Equestrian Park.

Ontario High School Student to Make History at the Royal

Orillia Secondary School student Nicole Donovan will be the first junior to ride a stallion at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in its 95-year history. On November 4th and 5th, she will be showing Janet Rowe’s six-year-old Connemara pony stallion read more

Isabelle Lapierre with her horse Cescha M takes a second win for the season in Calgary on Saturday 28 October at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League. Photo by FEI/Amanda Ubell

Lapierre Wins Second Longines Event of 2017 in Calgary

Canada’s Isabelle Lapierre became the first rider to win multiple events in the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League this year when she rode Cescha M to her second victory of the season at the Royal West in read more

France's Gwendolen Fer won Pau CCI4*.

Gwendolen Fer Tops Pau CCI4*

Gwendolen Fer made history today as the first female French rider to win a CCI 4* championship at Pau CCI4*. The riders needed nerves of steel and a good dose of talent to ride to the finish of this year’s read more

Maikel van der Vleuten and his trusty stallion VDL Verdi gave a masterclass in speed jumping to win today’s Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2017/2018 Western European League leg in Verona, Italy. Photo by FEI/Massimo Argenziano

Van der Vleuten Wins Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Verona

Dutch double-Olympians, 29-year-old Maikel van der Vleuten and his trusty 15-year-old gelding VDL Groep Verdi, won today’s nail-biting third leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2017/2018 Western European League in Verona, Italy. With pin-point accuracy they raced into read more

Crackerjack, ridden by Boyd Martin, euthanized following injury at Pau CCI4*

Crackerjack, US rider Boyd Martin’s mount at Pau CCI4*, had to be euthanized following a stumble on the cross-country course on Saturday. The following statement has been posted on his website: “Today at the Pau CCI4* in France, Lucy Boynton read more

Beat Mändli (SUI) and his mount Dsarie celebrate victory at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping in Washington. Photo by FEI/Ashley Neuhof

Beat Mändli Wins Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Washington

Beat Mändli’s first trip to the Washington International Horse Show proved resoundingly successful when he topped a thrilling 11-horse jump-off with Dsarie to win the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Washington in the heart of the United States’ capital. Mändli read more

Alberta Creates More Seats for Vet Students

In October, it was announced that the Government of Alberta would shift its veterinary school funding from Saskatchewan’s Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), to the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM). “The University of Calgary’s veterinary program read more

Connor Swail and Flower winners of the $35,000 ACTC Cup presented by Hotel Arts. Photo by Amanda Ubell Photography

Swail Wins in $35,000 ACTC Cup

Another day, another huge and fast jump-off and another win for Ireland’s Cono Swail and the 12-year-old bay mare Flower (Bon Ami x Randel Z). Flower, who is co-owned by Swail and international Canadian rider Vanessa Mannix, has won 7 read more

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