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Jump Canada Launches Hall of Fame Website and Invites Nominations

Ottawa, Ontario – Jump Canada proudly announces the launch of its new Hall of Fame website, and also calls for Hall of Fame nominations to be considered for induction in 2007. The Jump Canada Hall of Fame website can be accessed through the Jump Canada homepage, www.jumpcanada.ca, or by going directly to www.jumpcanada.ca/HallofFame/Home.html. The bilingual […]
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Richmond Hill Equestrian Club

The Richmond Hill Equestrian Club will have its inaugural meeting Thursday, March 22, 2007 at Elgin West Community Centre in the Palisade Room B
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Farewell Parelli Canada

Parelli Natural Horsemanship Inc. the decision was made to not renew any international distributorships. December 31, 2006 Parelli Canada closed its doors.
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Francis Litzinger Honoured With Inaugural Susan Jane Anstey Media Award

Ottawa, Ontario— Francis Litzinger of CBC Country Canada has been named the recipient of the inaugural Equine Canada Media Award, in honour of the late Susan Jane Anstey.   Created in memory of Susan Jane, and in recognition of her invaluable contributions to Canadian equine interests, Equine Canada presents the Susan Jane Anstey Media Award […]
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Erynn Ballard Named 2006 ‘Equestrian of the Year’

Ottawa, Ontario— Equine Canada (EC) has named Erynn Ballard of Hillsburgh, ON, the 2006 ‘Equestrian of the Year’.   Ballard, 27, is recognized as one of Canada’s hardest working athletes on the Canadian show jumping circuit.  A sought-after catch rider, Ballard excels in both the hunter and jumper rings, and is also extremely admired for […]
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Taylor Bland Receives 2006 ‘Junior Equestrian of the Year’ Award

Ottawa, Ontario— Equine Canada (EC) has named Taylor Bland of Calgary, AB, the 2006 ‘Junior Equestrian of the Year’.   The Gillian Wilson Award is given annually to the ‘Junior Equestrian of the Year’ in recognition of a junior competitor who has made outstanding contributions to equestrian competition and who has exemplified exceptional talent, sportsmanship, […]
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Mark Samuel Wins Prestigious Equine Canada Volunteer of the Year Award

Ottawa, Ontario— Equine Canada is pleased to announce that Mark Samuel of Toronto, ON, has been named the 2006 Equine Canada ‘Volunteer of the Year’, sponsored by B.F. Lorenzetti and Associates (Ontario) Inc.   The Equine Canada ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award annually recognizes an outstanding volunteer who has contributed to equestrian sport and to […]
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Mark Samuel Wins Prestigious Equine Canada ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award

Ottawa, Ontario— Equine Canada is pleased to announce that Mark Samuel of Toronto, ON, has been named the 2006 Equine Canada ‘Volunteer of the Year’, sponsored by B.F. Lorenzetti and Associates (Ontario) Inc.   The Equine Canada ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award annually recognizes an outstanding volunteer who has contributed to equestrian sport and to […]
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Michel Vaillancourt Named Jump Canada ‘Official of the Year’ for 2006

Ottawa, Ontario — Canadian course designer Michel Vaillancourt was named the recipient of Jump Canada’s ‘Official of the Year’ Award for 2006 during the Equine Canada National Awards Banquet in Ottawa, ON, on February 10.   One of Canada’s top international show jumping competitors in the 1970’s and 1980’s, Vaillancourt won the Individual Silver Medal […]