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Getting Started With Horses

Due to the very positive results and response from a series of six “Getting Started with Horses” seminars offered in 2007, the Horse Industry Association of Alberta is hosting a 2008 series in a variety of Alberta locations. The evening seminars cover the topics: Myths, Mysteries and Miseries; Choosing Your Path; What a Horse Needs; […]
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Calling all “Old School” Horsepower Penpals!

If you were (or know somone who was) a loyal Horsepower reader and penpal between 1988 and 1998, we want to hear from you! Did you ever fulfill your dream of owning that horse? Did you become a vet or an instructor, as you’d planned? Do you have kids of your own now? Do you […]
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North American Thoroughbred Society Welcomes Thoroughbred Barrel Racers

MADISON, NJ – The North American Thoroughbred Society (NATBS), a company that promotes the interests of Jockey Club-registered North American Thoroughbreds, today announced that it is teaming with the American West 4D barrel racing association to recognize Thoroughbreds who compete in American West 4D Classic barrel races. American West members who own or ride Jockey […]
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Mane Event Update

The Mane Event is pleased to announce that Hilda Gurney, dressage pioneer, Olympian, trainer, and judge, will be conducting the dressage clinics and presentations at the Mane Event Equine Education & Trade Fair at Red Deer, Alberta’s Westerner Park April 25 – 27, 2008.  Gurney enthusiastically stepped in when Dr. Cesar Parra, originally scheduled for […]
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Mane Event

It’s just one month until The Mane Event Equine Education & Trade Fair opens at Red Deer’s Westerner Park for 21/2 days of clinics, presentations and a trade fair with something for anyone with even a passing interest in horses. This year’s event, which runs April 25 – 27, 2008, has expanded to accommodate the […]
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Robert Allum

Ottawa, Ontario-Equine Canada regretfully announces the passing of very dedicated volunteer, former board member, official, competition organizer and member, Robert (Bob) Allum, 62, of Ashton, ON, on Wednesday, March 26, 2008. Immigrating to Canada with his wife Joan, Bob started his career as a software engineer. From a young age, both of Bob’s daughters, Helen […]
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Horsepower Magazine to be Featured on Air

Susan Stafford, editor of Horsepower Magazine, will be featured on the University of Guelph’s radio show Hoofbeats on Sunday, March 16th at 9:00 a.m. to promote the Horse Publications Group’s stable of magazines. Stafford’s appearance is in celebration of Horsepower’s 20th anniversary and will include an on-air trivia contest and a subscription give-away. Listen to […]
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Dressage Canada Announces Launch of Levy Program

Ottawa, ON—Dressage Canada is pleased to announce the launch of the Dressage Canada Levy Program for the 2008 competition season. The Levy Program is designed to foster and assist in the education and activities of Canadian dressage riders, coaches, officials, owners and the industry at large. Effective for 2008, all Equine Canada sanctioned Bronze, Silver, […]
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Canadian Eventing Team Athletes Featured on ‘The Rick Mercer Report’

Ocala, Florida – Canadian comedian Rick Mercer made a visit to Florida to try his hand at riding for an upcoming episode of ‘The Mercer Report’. Mercer received instruction from Olympic Gold Medalist and Canadian Eventing Team’s International Technical Advisor, David O’Connor, on the finer points of three day eventing. The Canadian Eventing Team members […]