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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 […]
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Passings

Christina Anderson and Lyle Anderson (no relation), breeders of Standardbred horses, were killed August 27th when Comair Flight 5191 went down in Lexington, Kentucky after attempting take-off on an incorrect runway. The crash killed all 50 passengers and most of the crew. Another Canadian killed in the crash is Veterinary technician Anne Bailey of Langley, […]