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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 […]
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Everything Equine Exposition and Trade Show

The Uxbridge Horsemen’s Association will be presenting the fourth annual Everything Equine Exposition and Trade Show in Uxbridge’s Elgin Park on Saturday May 10. With approximately 100 vendors/exhibitors, this is the opportunity to shop, attend a lecture, seminar or demonstration, or view a presentation on a wide variety of horse-related topics. Among those already confirmed […]
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Horseman Doug Milligan Named the 9th Distinguished Service Award Recipient

Each year since 2000, the Horse Industry Association of Alberta has presented an award in recognition of an outstanding individual who has provided a significant contribution toward the continued development of the horse industry in the province. The first Alberta Horse Industry Distinguished Service Award was presented at the 2000 Horse Breeders & Owners Conference […]
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The Story of Nickelby

FEI – This is the story of an adventurous and zealous horse doted with a multitude of talents called Nickelby. He is a ten year old Thoroughbred gelding (out of a mare by a stallion given to the Jockey Club of Kenya by HRH Aga Khan) who won six races in Kenya before moving on […]
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Call for Nominations—2008 Equine Canada Director-at-Large Election

Ottawa, ON—Each year the Equine Canada Nominations Committee has the responsibility of presenting a slate of candidates to the membership for the election of a Director-at-Large. The 11-member Equine Canada Board of Directors consists of three Director-at-Large positions, which are elected by the membership. One Director-at-Large position is elected each year and serves a three-year […]
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Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak in the UK

FEI – A second outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) was confirmed yesterday by the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) in Surrey. A three-mile exclusion zone has been set up around Egham in Surrey, just 30 miles from the outbreak in August. A national movement ban – affecting cattle, sheep, […]
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Deadline Reminder for GM & CAC’s ‘Making Dreams Possible’ Program

Ottawa, ON  — Equine Canada would like to remind associations and coaches of the grants offered by General Motors of Canada (GM) in partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) through their ‘Making Dreams Possible’ initiative. Initiated in the spring of 2007, each year the program will award 100 grants of $2,000 to support […]
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Deadline Reminder for GM & CAC’s ‘Making Dreams Possible’ Program

Ottawa, ON  — Equine Canada would like to remind associations and coaches of the grants offered by General Motors of Canada (GM) in partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) through their ‘Making Dreams Possible’ initiative. Initiated in the spring of 2007, each year the program will award 100 grants of $2,000 to support […]
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Mustang Sally

Nestled amongst the richly-woven cultural tapestry that shapes our world, the Mustang horse oozes in globe-trotting appeal. While retracing the steps would be similar to elucidating the beginning of man, there is little doubt that the Mustang has come a long way in a relatively short amount of time. Although you could argue that it […]
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Equine Canada Announces 2007 Horse Week Kids Contest Winners

Ottawa, Ontario — After viewing many fantastic entries, and making some very difficult judging decisions, Equine Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the 2007 Horse Week Kids Contest. Equine Canada would like to extend a big thank you to all of the talented kids who sent in entries and to Miss Filly, Kemptville […]