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Caledon Farm Sets Precedent for Land Preservation

For the first time in Ontario, prime agricultural land has been permanently protected through a farmland conservation easement with the Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT). Made possible through the generosity of long-time horse enthusiast Deirdre Wright, the easement ensures that the Belain Farm in Caledon remains in farming for generations to come. “It’s terribly important that […]
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Equine Canada Now Accepting Nominations for 2010 Annual Awards Gala

Ottawa, ON—Equine Canada is excited to once again present our Annual Awards Gala. Featured as part of the Equine Canada Annual Convention, this prestigious event will be held Saturday, February 7, 2010 at the Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel. Guests will enjoy a full plated meal during the awards presentation followed by an evening of […]
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Quarter Horse Rider Scholarships

The Ontario Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program is inviting applications for two rider scholarships being offered in the first quarter of 2010. The Quarter Horse Program will provide scholarship funding for one or two riders to attend the Olds College Exercise Rider/Jockey Training Certificate Program in Alberta to be trained for the unique needs […]
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One of Canada’s Top Trainers Loses Barn, Not Hope

When Cain and Roberta Quam surveyed the aftermath of the July 27th fire that destroyed their entire horse training facility, the Kendal, Sask. couple thought that life as they had known it for the last 11 years was officially over. “Initially I thought, ‘I’m done, I can’t do this again,’” said Cain, one of Canada’s […]
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Canadian Lisa Coulter Wins Silver in the 2009 Reining Kentucky Cup CRI 4* Event

Ottawa, Ontario—Canadian Reining Team member, Lisa Coulter of Princeton, BC, finished in second place on July 23 at the 2009 Reining Kentucky Cup CRI 4* held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. As the only woman in the competition, Coulter’s goal was to go fast and accurate during the Individual competition to make […]
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Canada Finishes Second in the 2009 Reining Kentucky Cup CRI 4*Event

Ottawa, Ontario—The Canadian Reining Team finished in second place on July 21 at the 2009 Reining Kentucky Cup CRI 4* held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. First in the ring for Canada was Cochrane, AB, native Dave Young, riding Angels Mark, a six-year-old paint gelding owned by Robert Thompson, scoring 215. Canada’s […]
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First Test Event for 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Lexington, KY – The first test event of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games begins today as Kentucky Cup Reining slides in the new indoor arena of the Kentucky Horse Park.  Kentucky Cup Reining will be the first competition held in the park’s new arena. Kentucky Cup Reining is a CRI4* competition, officially sanctioned […]
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The Canadian Reining Committee Announces the Riders Participating in the 2009 Reining Kentucky Cup CRI 4*Event

Ottawa, Ontario—The Canadian Reining Committee and the High Performance sub-committee of Equine Canada are pleased to announce the team that will be representing Canada at the 2009 Reining Kentucky Cup CRI 4*. The Canadian team members are as follows: Rider Hometown Horse Owner Lisa Coulter Princeton, BC  Hollywood Aces Robert Thompson Francois Gauthier Lucana, NC Smartys Lil Image Jim O’Neil Jason Grimshaw Elm Grove, […]
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CBC Has Live Coverage of the 97th Calgary Stampede

“The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth” runs from July 3 – 12. CBC has exclusive coverage of the world’s largest outdoor rodeo with more than 140 total hours of action on CBC Television, CBCSports.ca and CBC’s digital channel bold, including weekday broadcasts on CBC Television, from July 6 – 10, for viewers in Calgary starting […]